Digital security focus area - 2016-17 H2020-DS-2016-2017 Closed!

Objectives

The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020) is implemented by specific programme and work programmes.

The “Industrial leadership” priority aims to speed up development of the technologies and innovations that will underpin tomorrow's businesses and help innovative European SMEs to grow into world-leading companies. It consists of three specific objectives.

"Innovation in SMEs" provides SME-tailored support to stimulate all forms of innovation in SMEs, targeting those with the potential to grow and internationalise across the single market and beyond.

Actions

ICT-driven transformations bring opportunities across many important sectors but also vulnerabilities to critical infrastructures and digital services, which can have significant consequences on the functioning of society, economic growth and the technological innovation potential of Europe.

Actions foreseen within this call for proposals include the following topics:

  • DS-01-2016: Assurance and Certification for Trustworthy and Secure ICT systems, services and components
  • DS-02-2016: Cyber Security for SMEs, local public administration and Individuals
  • DS-03-2016: Increasing digital security of health related data on a systemic level
  • DS-04-2016: Economics of Cybersecurity
  • DS-05-2016: EU Cooperation and International Dialogues in Cybersecurity and Privacy Research and Innovation
  • DS-06-2017: Cryptography
  • DS-07-2017: Addressing Advanced Cyber Security Threats and Threat Actors
  • DS-08-2017: Privacy, Data Protection, Digital Identities

European community funding

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

  • 63,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 12 April 2016 - 3 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 1)
  • 25 August 2016 - 3 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 2)
  • 16 February 2016 - 3 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 3)
  • 25 April 2017 - 2 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 4)
  • 24 August 2017 - 2 years ago (The deadline for the presentation of proposals for area 5)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

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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