Call for Proposals - ICT (Call 9) FP7-ICT-2011-9 Closed!


ICT Call 9 follows the general objectives set for the ICT Theme in the ICT – Information and Communications Technologies updated Work Programme, which focus on improving the competitiveness of European industry and enabling Europe to master and shape future developments in ICT so that the demands of its society and economy are met.

ICT is at the very core of the knowledge-based society. Activities will continue to

strengthen Europe's scientific and technology base and ensure its global leadership in ICT


help drive and stimulate product, service and process innovation and creativity through ICT use

and value creation in Europe, and

ensure that ICT progress is rapidly transformed into benefits for Europe's citizens, businesses, industry and governments

. These activities will also help reduce the digital divide and social exclusion.


Challenge 2: Cognitive systems and robotics

  • ICT 2011.2.1 Cognitive Systems and Robotics

Challenge 4: Technologies for Digital Content and Languages

  • ICT 2011.4.3 Digital Preservation

Challenge 5: ICT for Health, Ageing Well, Inclusion and Governance

  • ICT 2011.5.2 Virtual Physiological Human

Challenge 8: ICT for Learning and Access to Cultural Resources

  • ICT 2011.8.2 ICT for access to cultural resources

Challenge 9: Future and Emerging Technologies

  • ICT 2011.9.9 FET Proactive: Quantum ICT (QICT) including ERA-NET-Plus
  • ICT 2011.9.10 FET Proactive: Fundamentals of Collective Adaptive Systems (FOCAS
  • ICT 2011.9.11 FET Proactive: Neuro-Bio-Inspired Systems (NBIS)
  • ICT 2011.9.12 Coordinating Communities, Identifying new research topics for FET Proactive initiatives and Fostering Networking of National and Regional Research Programmes

Challenge 10: International cooperation

  • ICT 2011.10.3 International Partnership building and support to dialogues

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 291,00 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 17 April 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals - ICT (Call 9) (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

  • Any legal organisation

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Research

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