Call for proposals 2017 - H2020 - Information and communication technologies H2020-ICT-2018-20 Closed!


Drawing on the success of actions of previous work programmes leveraging cascading grants to enable agility and reach out to new or key actors in the innovation chain (such as SMEs and mid-caps) not necessarily involved in standard EU R&I projects, part of the budget allocated to several actions of the Next Generation Internet topics will be dedicated to the support of experiments and smaller projects funded through financial support to third parties.


This call covers the following topics:

  • ICT-01-2019: Computing technologies and engineering methods for cyber-physical systems of systems
  • ICT-02-2018: Flexible and Wearable Electronics
  • ICT-03-2018-2019: Photonics Manufacturing Pilot Lines for Photonic Components and Devices
  • ICT-04-2018: Photonics based manufacturing, access to photonics, datacom photonics and connected lighting
  • ICT-05-2019: Application driven Photonics components
  • ICT-06-2019: Unconventional Nanoelectronics
  • ICT-07-2018: Electronic Smart Systems (ESS)
  • ICT-08-2019: Security and resilience for collaborative manufacturing environments
  • ICT-09-2019-2020: Robotics in Application Areas
  • ICT-10-2019-2020: Robotics Core Technology
  • ICT-11-2018-2019: HPC and Big Data enabled Large-scale Test-beds and Applications
  • ICT-12-2018-2020: Big Data technologies and extreme-scale analytics
  • ICT-13-2018-2019: Supporting the emergence of data markets and the data economy
  • ICT-14-2019: Co-designing Extreme Scale Demonstrators (EsD)
  • ICT-15-2019-2020: Cloud Computing
  • ICT-16-2018: Software Technologies
  • ICT-17-2018: 5G End to End Facility
  • ICT-18-2018: 5G for cooperative, connected and automated mobility (CCAM)
  • ICT-19-2019: Advanced 5G validation trials across multiple vertical industries
  • ICT-20-2019-2020: 5G Long Term Evolution
  • ICT-21-2018: EU-US Collaboration for advanced wireless platforms
  • ICT-22-2018: EU-China 5G Collaboration
  • ICT-23-2019: EU-Taiwan 5G collaboration
  • ICT-24-2018-2019: Next Generation Internet - An Open Internet Initiative
  • ICT-25-2018-2020: Interactive Technologies
  • ICT-26-2018-2020: Artificial Intelligence
  • ICT-27-2018-2020: Internet of Things
  • ICT-28-2018: Future Hyper-connected Sociality
  • ICT-29-2018: A multilingual Next Generation Internet
  • ICT-30-2019-2020: An empowering, inclusive Next Generation Internet
  • ICT-31-2018-2019: EU-US collaboration on NGI
  • ICT-32-2018: STARTS – The Arts stimulating innovation
  • ICT-33-2019: Startup Europe for Growth and Innovation Radar
  • ICT-34-2018-2019: Pre-Commercial Procurement open
  • ICT-35-2018: Fintech: Support to experimentation frameworks and regulatory compliance

European community funding

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

  • 380,00 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 31 January 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 17 April 2018 - 3 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)
  • 14 November 2018 - 2 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Programa de trabajo 2018-2020 (Work programme)

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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