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With the ICT Proposers’ Day approaching slowly and the upcoming Work Programme to be launched shortly, the upcoming call topics and deadlines for 2018 are moving more and more into the limelight. We have once again followed up on a previous infographic and have created a new one with up-to-date information on the upcoming Horizon 2020 call topics in the ICT field.


Upcoming ICT calls and call topics


ICT is part of the Industrial Leadership pillar, residing under Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT) and focuses on new and breakthrough technologies. Following the first highlighted deadline in January, up to 12 projects will be spread across seven call topics:

Call topic: EU-Korea Joint Call

  • EUK-01-2018 (Cloud, IoT and AI technologies)
  • EUK-02-2018 (5G)
    • Focus on mmwave and super broadband services
    • Focus on interoperability and integration of 5G vertical testbeds on heterogeneous environments

Call topic: 5G

  • ICT-17-2018 (5G End to End Facility)
  • ICT-22-2018 (EU-China 5G Collaboration)

Call topic: EU-Japan Joint Call

  • EUJ-01-2018 (Advanced technologies (Security/Cloud/IoT/BigData) for a hyper-connected society in the context of Smart City)
    • Advanced technologies combining Security, IoT, Cloud and Big data for a hyper-connected society
    • Interoperable technologies of IoT devices/platforms in the context of Smart Cities
  • EUJ-02-2018 (5G and beyond)
    • Large-scale demonstrations and trials towards 5G applications
    • Joint research on enabling technologies for beyond 5G

The next deadline in April 2018 will see up to 123 projects funded under the calls:

  • Platforms and Pilots
  • Technologies for Digitising European Industry
  • European Data Infrastructure: HPC, Big Data and cloud technologies
  • Next Generation Internet (NGI)
  • Cross-cutting activities
  • Support to Hubs

August will be a quiet month with only two call topics under the call Cybersecurity:

  • SU-ICT-01-2018 (Dynamic countering of cyber-attacks)
  • SU-ICT-04-2019 (Quantum Key Distribution testbed)

The last deadline in 2018 is in November  with a total of 8 call topics:

  • 5G: ICT-19-2019
  • European Data Infrastructure: HPC, Big Data and cloud technologies: ICT-11-2018-2019, ICT-14-2019 and ICT-19-2019
  • Next Generation Internet (NGI): ICT-25-2018-2020
  • Platforms and Pilots: DT-ICT-08-2019, DT-ICT-10-2018-2019 and DT-ICT-13-2019,

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