05 February 2010

EU FUNDS FOR COOPERATION IN THE ICT SECTOR


DEADLINE: APRIL 13 TH, 2010
 TOPICS:
COGNITIVE SYSTEMS AND ROBOTICS
  • New approachers towards understanding and solving  key issues related to the engineering of artificial congnitive systems
  • New ways of designing and implementing complete robotic systems A framework to facilitate cross-fertilization between academic and industrial research efforts in robotics
  • Co-ordinated co-operation and communication within a multidisciplinary artificial cognitive systems research community in Europe, with concomitant outreach to potential industrial applications   

DIGITAL LIBRARIES AND DIGITAL PRESERVATION
  • Scalable systems and services for preserving digital content 
  • Advanced preservation scenarios:
    • Methods and tools for preserving complex objects
    • Intelligent digital curation and preservation systems. 
  • Innovative solutions for assembling multimedia digital libraries 
  • Adaptive cultural experiences 
  • Interdisciplinary research networks - NoE 
Promoting the uptake of EC-funded research enabling the deployment of new ICT-based cultural and memory preservation services. 

VIRTUAL PHYSIOLOGICAL HUMAN
  • Development of patient-specific computer based models and simulation of the physiology of human organs and pathologies
  • Development of ICT tools, services and specialised infrastructure for the biomedical researchers
  • Support action on evaluation and assessment of VPH projects
  • Coordination/Support action to develop an observatory on the achievements and evolution of the broader Biomedical Informatics field.

    ICT FOR MOBILITY OF THE FUTURE 
  • ICT-based systems and services for Smart Urban Mobility and new Mobility Concept
  • Field Operational Tests for Integrated Safety Systems and Co-operative Systems  
  • Coordination and support actions In the framework of the Intelligent Car initiative: research agendas, dissemination of results (user awareness campaigns), assessments of socio-economic impact and training
  •  International cooperation in accordance with the specific cooperation agreements with Japan and the USA.

FUTURE AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
  • Brain-inspired ICT 
  • Coordinating Communities, Plans and Actions in FET Proactive Initiatives  
  • Identifying new research topics, Assessing emerging global S&T trends in ICT for future FET Proactive initiatives.
  • Molecular Scale Devices and System:
    • Development of multi-scale models of information processing and communication in the brain and/or PNs 
    • Synthetic Hardware Implementations of Neural Circuits

HORIZONTAL AND SUPPORT ACTIONS
  • International Cooperation : Support to the uptake of European ICT research results in developing economies
  • Supplements to support International Cooperation between ongoing projects (Fields of Activity: Nanoelectronics Technology,  ICT for Safety and Energy Efficiency in Mobility).
     
For further information please contact IGC sas infonetwork@igcsas.it