H2020: Next Generation Internet - An Open Internet Initiative
Topic Identifier: ICT-24-2018-2019
Types of action: CSA Coordination and support action , RIA Research and Innovation action
The Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative by the Digital Single Market of the European Commission, was launched in the autumn of 2016, aiming to shape the future internet as an interoperable platform ecosystem that embodies the values that Europe holds dear: openness, inclusivity, transparency, privacy, cooperation, and protection of data.
This initiative aims at developing a more human-centric Internet supporting values of openness, cooperation across borders, decentralisation, inclusiveness and protection of privacy; giving the control back to the users in order to increase trust in the Internet. It should provide more transparent services, more intelligence, greater involvement and participation, leading towards an Internet that is more open, robust and dependable, more interoperable and more supportive of social innovation.
With a total budget of EUR 21,500,000, the call has as scope involving today’s best Internet innovators to address technological opportunities arising from cross-links and advances in various research fields ranging from network infrastructures to platforms, from application domains to social innovation.
While for the call closing in 2018 'R&I Actions' in the following three sub-topics will be called for :
i) Privacy and trust enhancing technologies
ii) Decentralized data governance
iii) Discovery and identification technologies
the Coordination and Support Actions are called for in the following three sub-topics:
iv) Technology Strategy & Policy
v) Technology Harvest & Transfer
vi) Outreach Office
Please find more details on each sub-topic, expected impact, topic conditions and documents, here.