Industrial Leadership

Information and Communication Technologies 2018-2020


On 27 October 2017 the European Commission has published the Work Programme 2018-2020 for “Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies – Information and Communication Technologies”. The overall budget for the 2018 call is EUR 806.02 million. For the calls in 2019 there will be EUR 932.82 million available. For the calls in 2020 the Work Programme comprises a list of topic titles and foresees a budget of EUR 955.32 million.

The aim of “Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies – Information and Communication Technologies” is to foster a strong and innovative European industry sector. Additionally, core ICT technologies are promoted to ensure and strengthen Europe’s global competiveness.

The call „Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies – Information and Communication Technologies“ comprises the following research priorities:

  • Information and Communication Technologies
    • Technologies for Digitising European Industry
    • European Data Infrastructure: HPC, Big Data and Cloud Technologies
    • 5G
    • Next Generation Internet (NGI)
    • Cross-Cutting Activities
  • Digitising and transforming European industry and services: digital innovation hubs and platforms
    • Support to Hubs
    • Platform and Pilots
  • Cybersecurity
  • Joint Calls
    • Japan
    • Korea