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Agenda Announced for H2020 - Big Data Brokerage Event

Event Details

Solutions for Information and Communication Technologies – Horizon2020 Funding for Big Data

We are pleased to announce the provisional agenda for the brokerage event concerning the Big Data strands of the ICT programme of Horizon2020 15/16 on the 8th December 2015 in London. The purpose of the event will be to:

  • Gather information on the range of European funding options available in 2016 & 2017 via Horizon2020 related to Big Data in ICT;
  • Network with stakeholders already engaged in or seeking to engage in these areas; 
  • Learn from case studies of active projects in these areas); 


Focus areas covered by the event

  • Cross-sectorial and cross-lingual data integration and experimentation
  • Large Scale Pilot actions in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation
  • Support, industrial skills, benchmarking and evaluation;
  • Privacy-preserving Big Data.

Work Programme can be found HERE

 

Who should attend?

  • Businesses, academics, and research and commercial organisations (in particular with prior experience in engaging with European and/or national funding) wishing to lead or collaborate in European-funded research and innovation; 
  • Businesses wishing to understand the potential for participating in the future.


Agenda

Time Speaker Title
10;00 10:30

Registration and Networking

10:30 10:35

Lee Vousden

EU Innovation Policy Lead, BIS

Welcome
10:35 10:40

Matt Butchers

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Welcome from the KTN
10:40 11:00

George Papadakis

Innovate UK, NCP ICT

Big Data PPP Topics in 2016
11:00 11:20

Colin Upstill

IT Innovation Centre - Southhampton

The Big Data PPP and it's Benefits
11:20 11:40

TBC

The Alan Turing Institute

Introduction to the ATI
11:40 12:00 All Q&A
12:00 13:00 Lunch and Networking
13:00 13:20

Tom Heath

Head of Research, ODI

TBC
13:20 13:40

TBC

TBC

TBC
13:40 14:00

George Papakadis

Innovate UK, NCP ICT

H2020 - Process and Practicalities
14:00 14:20 All Q&A
14:20 14:40 Coffee and Networking
14:40 15:00

Helen Almey

Innovate UK, NCP Secure Societies

Other Big Data Opportunities in H2020
15:00 15:20

Irene Lopez de Vallejo

Digital Catapult

Cross-sectorial and Cross-lingual Data
15:20 15:40

TBC

TBC

Financial Perspective
15:40 16:00

Piraba Navaratnam

RSSB - Future Railways

Transport Perspective
16:00 16:20

TBC

TBC

Privacy Preserving Perspective
16:20 17:00 Close and Networking

 

Registration here


Background

If you run a business or are an academic brimming with innovative ideas you can now take advantage of the largest ever EU Research and Innovation funding programme with an available budget of €79bn.

With the emphasis on excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges, Horizon 2020's goal is to ensure Europe produces world-class science, removes barriers to innovation and makes it easier for the public and private sectors to work together in delivering innovation.

Horizon 2020 is open to everyone, with a simpler structure than previous programmes - reducing red tape and time so that participants can focus on what is really important. This approach helps new projects to get off the ground quickly – and achieve results faster. Thanks to its healthy budget Horizon 2020 offers UK businesses and researchers important opportunities to find finance, networks and partnerships for innovation. 


Contact

Please contact matt.butchers@ktn-uk.org for more information

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