Horizon 2020 Calls on Interactive Technologies: Webinar recording and slides now available

Posted on: 16/07/2019

On the 11th of July KTN hosted a Briefing Webinar on forthcoming Horizon 2020 Interactive Technologies related calls.

The webinar provided background information on various call topics and on support available for both UK and European organisations in how to apply for funding and search for partners. KTN hosted this event on behalf of Innovate UK and was delivered by Viola Hay, KTN, Fiona Kilkelly, KTN, Stafford Lloyd, National Contact Point for ICT, Innovate UK, Youssef Sabbah, XR4ALL, and Stephen Alexander, National Contact Point for Legal and Finance Issues, Innovate UK.

The webinar gave an overview of H2020 INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES Call topics, and support available for UK organisations in how to apply for funding, as well as information on Brexit and the continuation of UK participation in H2020. This enabled attendees to gain an insight into the benefits of participating, guidelines for preparing a project outline and the support and collaboration tools available.

In summary, the webinar covered:

– ICT and FET background and Call topics
– XR4ALL and the latest Open Call Available
– Support for UK Organisations
– UK participation in Horizon 2020

The slides are available to view and download here.

The webinar recording is available to view here, or embedded at the bottom of this article.

The collated pitches are available to view here.

Additional available resources (Click to view / download):

H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for ICT
H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 for FET


The next important key dates to note are:

H2020-ICT-55-2020 - Competition opened 9th July 2019. Closes: 13th November 2019

H2020-ICT-44-2020 – Competition opened 9th July 2019. Closes: 16th January 2020

DT-ICT-05-2020 РCompetition opened 9th July 2019. Closes: 13th November 2019

FETOPEN-01-2018-2019-2020 – Competition opened 7th November 2018. Next cut-off date 18th September 2019.

FETOPEN-03-2018-2019-2020 – Competition opened 7th November 2018. Next cut-off date 16th October 2019.

Dates for the diary:

Thursday 5 September 2019, Cardiff
Horizon 2020 information and brokerage event focussing on the opportunities in the Information and Communication Technologies Work Programme 2018-2020, specifically software related Innovation Actions. This event will be delivered in partnership with the Welsh Government, the UK H2020 National Contact Point for ICT and Future and Emerging Technologies, Stafford Lloyd, and the Knowledge Transfer Network. Register here.

Thursday 19 – Friday 20 September 2019, Helsinki
Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers’ Day 2019 will take place on 19-20 September 2019 at the Messukeskus centre in Helsinki. The event will provide an excellent opportunity to present and discuss the main policy drivers of the digital transformation of European industry and society. It will also present how the EU research & innovation agenda can best contribute to these objectives. The event will also present the Horizon 2020 Work Programme, and serve as a unique networking platform for ICT enthusiasts and professionals. Register here.

Innovate UK and KTN are pleased to announce that Travel Support of up to £500 is available for UK-based R&D performing SMEs who wish to attend the above event in Helsinki. Click here to apply.

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