Call for proposals 2020 - Pilot project - Inclusive web accessibility for persons with cognitive disabilities (web inclusiveness: access for all) PPPA-COGN-2020 Open!

Objectives

The objective of Pilot Projects under this Call is to foster the development of tools supporting independent and inclusive access to online content and services, including consumer transactions, for persons with cognitive disabilities, to fulfil the commitments under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the EU Web Accessibility Directive and the European Accessibility Act. Such tools will benefit all users, including vulnerable citizens affected e.g. by information overload, excessive credulity, psychosocial disabilities or old age.

Actions

The following types of activities are eligible under this call for proposals:

  • research and development of solutions drawing on Artificial Intelligence or other novel technologies to automatize the adaptation, personalisation and multi-modal delivery of content of websites and mobile applications in a way that facilitates the uptake and use of digital content and services by persons with cognitive disabilities;
  • research and development of solutions to automatize the simplification or adaptation of authoring tools that persons with cognitive disabilities could use to create content for websites and mobile applications;
  • research and development of solutions to adapt authoring tools to create content for websites and mobile applications that is accessible for persons with cognitive disabilities.

European community funding

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

  • 0,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 15 July 2020 - in 4 days (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call for Proposals (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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