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1 Oluf Nielsen International Dissemination Workshop Conference Future Activities in ICT in the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission 16 November 2006 Istanbul, Turkey European Commission Directorate-General Information Society and Media Unit ‘New Working Environments’

2 1) FP 7 Framework Programme for Research, Technological Development and Demonstration Activities / Strategic Objectives  Promoting and investing in world class- state of the art research based on excellence in research  Development of a Knowledge-based economy and society in Europe which will meet the objectives of the Lisbon strategy  Enhance dynamism, creativity and excellence of European research at the frontier of knowledge  Strengthen human potential in research and technology  Deepen the dialogue between science and society in Europe thus develop a science and research agenda that meets citizens concerns  Strengthen research and innovation capacities throughout Europe  The Seventh Framework Programme has to contribute and promote sustainable growth and environmental protection including climate change

3 JRC (non-nuclear) Specific Programmes Co-operation – transnational collaboration to strengthen excellence in key areas of science and technology Co-operation – transnational collaboration to strengthen excellence in key areas of science and technology People strengthening Human Potential in research People strengthening Human Potential in research JRC (Euratom ) Ideas dynamism, creativity and excellence in frontier research Ideas dynamism, creativity and excellence in frontier research Capacities building and utilising research capacity Capacities building and utilising research capacity RTD (Euratom) + FP 7 Activities M €

4 3) FP 7 Thematic Areas Commission proposal

5 4) FP 7 ICT / Information and Communication Technologies: Objectives / Rationale To improve the competitiveness of European industry enabling Europe to master and shape the future developments of ICT to meet the demands of society and economy ICT is at the core of the knowledge-based society and will strengthen Europe's scientific and technology base by ensuring global leadership driving and stimulating product, service and process innovation and creativity ICT are critical to Europe's future and underpins the realisation of the Lisbon agenda having catalytic impact on productivity and innovation Approximately half of the productivity gains in our economy can be explained by ICT impact on products, services and business processes ICT are leading force in boosting innovation and creativity and in mastering of changes in complete value chains across industry and service sectors

6 5) FP 7 Joint Technology Initiatives / Co- ordination of Non-Community Research In limited number of cases, the scope of a RTD objective and the scale of the resources involved justifies to establish long term public private partnerships in Joint Technology initiatives combining private sector investment and national and European public funding Co-ordination of Non-Community Research Programmes will use two main tools: - The ERA-NET scheme - The participation of the Community in jointly implemented national programmes (Treaty Article 169) in well-identified cases on large scale and "variable geometry" including intergovernmental programmes

7 6) FP 7 ICT Work Programme : Focus / Challenges Input in brief: A changing ICT context  Increasing competition at a global scale  Acceleration of ICT innovation cycles  Europe needs to position itself in the important parts of the value chain where it can, and should compete  Mastering key elements of the technology chain  Europe specific needs drive a growing demand for ICT  Europe can address its major socio economic challenges with ICT  And provide new opportunities to European industry

8 WP Main Features  Providing a European vision/strategy for ICT research & development  Focused on a limited set of concrete targets  Reflecting industrial and policy priorities  Balanced  Continuity and a new impetus  Reinforcing Europe’s strongholds and seizing new opportunities

9 WP Main Objectives and Structure (1) A WP structured around a limited set of “Challenges”  A Challenge is  Focused on concrete goals that require effort at Community level and where collaboration is needed  Ambitious and strategic proposing a European vision on ICT for the next 10 to 15 years  Described in terms of achievements to reach and not in terms of means to realise achievements

10 WP Main Objectives and Structure (2)  A Challenge is driven by  The need to overcome precise technology roadblocks to reach specific technical characteristics of a target solution, or  The need to develop precise end-to-end systems to achieve specific socio-economic goals  Each Challenge is addressed through a limited set of Objectives that form the basis of Calls for Proposals  An Objective is described in terms of  Target outcome  Expected impact

11 Challenges: Building on Europe’s Strengths (1)  Industrial & technological leadership in key ICT fields  Telecom, embedded IT, nano-electronics, micro-systems, rich audio-visual content etc  Capacity to draw on multiple disciplines  ICT, biology and Biotechnology, physics, materials, social science,..  Handling complexity  Transform progress in complex technologies into reliable products  e.g. infrastructures: energy, telecom, trains; complex devices: mobile, home,  Strengths in “vertical” markets  e.g. automotive, aerospace, pharmaceuticals  Partnering and collaboration  consensus-building, pursuing common goals

12 Challenges: Building on Europe’s Strengths (2)  Two major strongholds  Converged networks and infrastructures Replacing current internet, mobile fixed, media and service infrastructuresReplacing current internet, mobile fixed, media and service infrastructures More pervasive, service, software and communication infrastructuresMore pervasive, service, software and communication infrastructures More flexible and adaptableMore flexible and adaptable ScalableScalable Secure and dependableSecure and dependable  Smaller, faster, cheaper and more reliable components and embedded systems Towards the nano-scale, higher integration (SoCs, SiPs,..)Towards the nano-scale, higher integration (SoCs, SiPs,..) Multifunctional micro-systems, photonicsMultifunctional micro-systems, photonics Productivity and reliability of embedded systems, computing and controlProductivity and reliability of embedded systems, computing and control  Budget increase by 20-30% in comparison with FP6

13 Challenges: Opportunities from growing demand  New opportunities emerging from:  Growing demand and new ways of using ICT  new technology paths  Growing demand in areas corresponding to Europe’s socioeconomic challenges  Digital content and knowledge (including learning, culture, digital libraries..)  Sustainable health  Intelligent car and safe transport, sustainable growth,  Inclusion and independent living  Demand for end to end systems, services and products, driving ICT progress and innovation  Budget increase up to 60% in comparison with FP6

14 Challenge: Opportunities from new technology paths  Opportunities arising from new technology paths  A new wave of more “intelligent” technology:  ICT systems that can learn from experience and observation  can adapt to the user and to their environment  are aware of the context  Driven by developments in: Cognitive systemsCognitive systems in interaction/simulationin interaction/simulation and in advanced roboticsand in advanced robotics  Budget increase by 55%  FET as pathfinder, budget increase by 20%

15 Future and Emerging Technologies Cognitive systems, robotics and interaction Network and service infrastructures Components, subsystems and embedded systems Digital content and knowledge ICT for health Intelligent car and sustainable growth ICT for independent living and inclusion End-to-end systems for Socio-economic goals Technology roadblocks ICT WP Challenges ETPs Flagships

16 FP 7 ICT Work Programme: Content / Challenges Ch 1: Pervasive & trusted network & service infrastructures (1) Target: Converged infrastructures for Communication, Computing and media.  Replacing gradually the current Internet, fixed and mobile communications and services, broadcasting networks  Providing computing as a utility.  Roadblocks  Scalability  Flexibility  Dependability and security

17 Ch 1: Pervasive & trusted network & service infrastructures (2)  The network of the futureCall1 M€ 200  Service & software architecturesCall1 M€ 120  ICT in Support of the networked enterpriseCall 1 M€ 30  Secure, dependable and trusted infrastructuresCall1 M€ 88  Networked MediaCall1 M€ 85  New paradigms & experimental facilitiesCall2 M€ 40  Critical infrastructure protectionCall2 M€ 20

18 Ch 2: Cognitive systems, interactive environments & robots (1) Target: More “intelligent” ICT systems that will transform the way we design, use and interact with ICT based applications and services  Roadblocks  Advanced behaviours: From perception to action  Learning from observations and experiences  Adaptation to context and content  Integration and embodiment in robots and smart devices

19  Cognitive Systems, Interaction, Robotics Call1 M€ 96 Call3 M€ 97 Ch 2: Cognitive systems, interactive environments & robots

20 Ch 3: Higher performance & reliable components & subsystems & embedded systems (1) Target: to lead the supply of electronic components and systems and their integration into products across all sectors.  Roadblocks  Continued miniaturisation  Higher integration of different functionalities  Combination of different properties of materials  Productivity of design  Adaptation to physical environment and constraints  Optimised computing architectures  Efficient control and manufacturing

21 Ch 3: Higher performance & reliable components & subsystems & embedded systems (2)  Next generation Nanoelectronics components and electronics integrationCall1 M€ 86  Organic & large area electronics and display systemsCall1 M€ 63  Embedded Systems DesignCall1 M€ 40  Computing SystemsCall1 M€ 25  Photonic components & subsystemsCall2 M€ 90  Micro / NanosystemsCall2 M€ 83  Networked embedded & control systemsCall2 M€ 47

22 Ch 4: European digital content and knowledge factory (1) Target: Placing Europe in the best position to exploit the growth and diffusion of digital content seizing Europe’s knowledge, cultural and creative potential  Target end to end systems  Creative content tools  Knowledge management based on content and context  Adaptive learning tools  Tools for digital libraries and culture

23 Ch 4: European digital content and knowledge factory (2)  Digital Librairies and technology-enhanced learning Call 1 M€ 52 Call 3 M€ 50  Intelligent content and semantics Call 1 M€ 51 Call 3 M€ 50

24 Ch 5: Sustainable and personalised healthcare (1) Target: Higher productivity, better quality, safer and personalised healthcare  Target end to end systems  Preventive health monitoring systems  Point of care diagnostic systems  Remote disease management  Patient safety systems  Virtual Physiological Human

25 Ch 5: Sustainable and personalised healthcare (2)  Personal Health systems for monitoring & Point-of-Care diagnosticsCall1 M€ 72  Advanced ICT for Risk Assessment & Patient SafetyCall1 M€ 30  Virtual Physiological HumanCall2 M€ 72

26 Ch 6: ICT for mobility, sustainability & energy efficiency (1) Target: Safer and more efficient mobility and better management of natural resources  Target end to end systems  Intelligent vehicle systems  Cooperative transport systems  Mobility services  Environmental monitoring  Energy efficient design tools

27 Ch 6: ICT for mobility, sustainability & energy efficiency (2)  ICT for Intelligent vehicles & Mobility Services Call1 M€ 57  ICT for Cooperative Systems Call2 M€ 48  ICT for Environmental management & energy efficiency Call2 M€ 54

28 Ch 7: ICT for independent living and inclusion (1) Target: To integrate people at risk of exclusion and allow individuals to participate fully in society  Target end to end systems  Open systems, reference architectures and platforms for independent living and accessibility  ICT based assistive systems  « Systemic » solutions for independent living

29 Ch 7: ICT for independent living and inclusion (2)  ICT and AgeingCall1 M€ 30  Accessible and Inclusive ICTCall2 M€ 43

30 Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) FET - Open  Continuous from February 2007 onwards M€ 65 FET - Proactive  Nano-scale ICT devices & systems Call1 M€ 20  Pervasive adaptation Call1 M€ 20  Bio-ICT convergence Call1 M€ 20  Science of complex systems for socially intelligent ICT Call3 M€ 20  Embodied Intelligence Call3 M€ 20  ICT forever yours Call3 M€ 20

31 Horizontal support actions  International cooperation  Promition of EU ICT programme co-operation  Strengthened Information Society policy dialogues  Specific International Collaboration Actions  Trans-national co-operation among National Contact Points (NCP)  Reinforcing the network of National Contact Points by promoting further trans-national co-operation  E.g. Joint/co-ordinated calls will be encouraged among other activities

32 Joint actions with other themes  Combine effort to each critical mass  Bring together complementary disciplines developing a comprehensive approach to address a challenge  Joint or synchronised calls  Critical Information Infrastructure protection with the Security theme  Virtual Physiological Human with the Health theme.  ICT for manufacturing together with theme 4 on Nanotechnologies, Material and production technologies?

33 ERA-NET  Objective:Step up the cooperation and coordination of research programmes carried out at National or regional Level Through networking of research programmes and development of joint activities  In FP7 ERA-NETs are continued and reinforced ERA-NET-Plus module for joint calls  Information exchange  Definition of joint activities  Implementation of joint activities  Funding of joint trans-national research actions  FP6 follow-up proposed under FP7 is possibly linked at step 3 and 4

34 9) FP 7 Project types / funding schemes  Collaborative projects aimed at developing new knowledge, technology, products, demonstration activities or common resources for research  Small or medium-scale focused research actions (STREP)  Large-scale integrating projects (IP)  Networks of Excellence (NOE) support to a Joint Programme of Activities implemented by a number of research organisations integrating their activities in a given field carried out by research teams in the framework of longer term co-operation  Coordination and support actions (CSA) aimed at coordinating or supporting activities and policies e.g. by networking, exchanges, trans-national access to research infrastructures, studies, conferences etc  Coordination or networking actions (CA)  Specific support actions (SSA)

35 10) Involving SMEs and feeding innovation  Particular attention to SMEs needs and potential in the definition of the priorities of the ICT work programme  SMEs in FP7 projects: the Community’s financial contribution may reach a maxumum of 75% of the total eligible costs  The role of SMEs in innovation is indisputable  SMEs play a vital role in the development of new business visions  SMEs have a strong capacity to focus research effort to develop and implement new business apportunities  The aim for FP7 will be to enable at least 15% of the funding to SMEs

36 11) FP 7 SME Activities  Specific actions to support SMEs or SME associations in need of outsourcing research with limited or no research capability  Research intensive SMEs may participate as research service providers or outsource research to complement their core research capability  Actions will include support and demonstration to facilitate the exploitation of research results:  Research for SMEs to support small groups of innovative SMEs to solve common or complementary technological problems  Research for SME associations to support them and SME groupings to develop technical solutions to common problems in specific industrial sectors or value chains

37 12) CIP: Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme: Objectives / Implementation  To foster the competitiveness of enterprises and in particularly SMEs  To promote innovation including eco-innovation  To accelerate the development of a competitive, innovative and inclusive Information Society  To promote energy efficiency and new renewable energy sources in all sectors including transport  CIP will be implemented in specific programmes and annual work programmes:  The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme  The ICT policy support Programme  The Intelligent Energy-Europe Programme  The total budget for CIP is EUR 4212, 6 million

38 13) CIP: Implementation Measures  Community financial instruments for SMEs  Networks bringing together a variety of stakeholders  Pilot projects, market replication, projects and other measures to support the take-up of innovation  Policy analyses, development and coordination with participating countries  Information sharing, dissemination and awareness raising  Support to joint actions of Member States or regions  Procurement based on technical specifications elaborated in cooperation with the Member States  Twinning between authorities at national and regional level  CIP will encourage and facilitate the participation of SMEs in FP.7 through its services in support for their business and innovation activities

39 14) FP 7 Regions of Knowledge: Objectives/ Rational / Activities  To strengthening the research potential of European regions by encouraging and supporting development of regional "research- driven-clusters" associating universities, research centres, enterprises and regional authorities  Enabling European regions to strengthen their capacity for investing in RDT and carry out research activities maximising their potential involvement in European research projects  The new Regions of Knowledge will involve and bring together regional actors involved in research and projects will cover joint analysis of research agendas of regional clusters  Involving regions in specific research activities and this includes "mentoring" of regions with less developed research profiles and support to emerging Regions of Knowledge

40 How to build a proposal ? 1. Your idea : does it fit the IST-Workprogramme ? 2. Yes ? Identify the Strategic Objective ! 3. Is there a Call going on ? Check roadmap for Strategic Objectives ! 4. Which type of action is called for in the Strategic Objective ? 5. Check Call Text … & check deadline ! 6. Contact EC-Contact Person : be sure idea is in scope of call   Don’t forget: The Coordinator of the project must be EU or associated states   Find EU partners through your existing bilateral co-operation

41      A network of National Contact Points  Partner search facilities  Contacts

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