More than 300 stakeholders in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) from research and industry took part in a matchmaking brokerage day on 26 November 2019 in Brussels. Representatives from the European Commission and euRobotics provided information on how to participate in the forthcoming calls on robotics and artificial intelligence.

During the day the EC representatives presented the details of the calls for proposals. euRobotics provided additional information, including presentations on the existing Digital Innovation Hubs, and the many proposers used the opportunity to present their project ideas and expertise to the audience. Th event offered an excellent networking opportunity for everyone wanting to complement consortia or join a consortium.

There were over 300 participants and some of them are listed here.

Please have a look at the programme.

The event was streamed live. The recoding are available here

Also, many of the presentations are accessible in the list below.

  1. EC Presentation of the open calls ICT 47, ICT 47, ICT 49, DT-ICT-12
  2. Presentation of the AI on Demand Platform
  3. euRobotics presentation

Projects from call: DT-ICT-02-2018: Robotics – Digital Innovation Hubs

Other projects, providing resources to build on in future projects

Project with open calls – offering funding opportunities

Presentation of proposed projects and competences and posters

Furthermore, there is an on-line brokerage tool dedicated to these calls brought to you by IDEAL-IST, the network of National Contact Points for information and communication technologies in Horizon 2020. The Face2Face Virtual Agora offers a unique networking facility for all actors in the field! 

The event presented the following calls, which are now open since 19 November 2019:

ICT-46-2020: Robotics in Application Areas and Coordination & Support

  1. Research and Innovation Actions (RIA) – Robotics Core Technology 
  2. Innovation Actions (IA) – Robotics for agri-food, and agile production
  3. Coordination and Support Action (CSA) – Robotics

ICT-47-2020: Research and Innovation boosting promising robotics applications

ICT-49-2020: Artificial Intelligence on demand platform

DT-ICT-12-2020: AI for the smart hospital of the future

The deadline to submit proposals to these calls is 22 April 2020.

Source: EC website