Are you an expert working on ICT Standards? is a new initiative funded by the European Commission focused on supporting the participation and contribution of EU Specialists to SDO and SSO activities covering the 5 essential building blocks of the digital Single Market:

  • 5G
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Big Data
  • IoT, “Supporting European Experts Presence in International Standardisation Activities in ICT”, addresses the need for ICT Standardisation and defines a pragmatic approach and streamlined process to reinforce EU expert presence in the international ICT standardisation scene.

These become the topics for a series of 10 Open calls focused on priority domains and a continuous cascading grants process, launched by from March 2018, providing support for European specialists to contribute to ongoing standards development activities, and attend SDO & SSO meetings.

The table below shows the different types of grants and funding ranges available for anyone who registers as an applicant and submits a proposal:

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