News archive - Information from the ICT 2018 event

ICT 2018 Imagine Digital – Connect Europe took place in Vienna on 4-6 December 2018. The event was focused on the European Union’s priorities in the digital transformation of society and industry. It was organised by the European Commission and the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

ICT 2018 had four main components converging around the theme Imagine Digital – Connect Europe: Conference, Exhibition, Networking opportunities and Innovation and Startups forum. The Conference programme featured influential speakers and debates around the EU’s digital policy. The programme involved relevant parties from industry, research and public bodies.

ICT 2018 dedicated a forum to innovation and businesses. On 5 and 6 December, the Innovation and Startups Forum hosted sessions on blockchain, deep tech, the European Innovation Council, disruptive innovation and the Innovation Radar Awards. The Innovation and Startups forum brought together market-oriented innovators and investors, and presented marketable research and innovation results from EU-funded projects. As part of the ICT 2018 Exhibition programme, EU-funded research and innovation successes have been presented to the public. Visitors had also the chance to meet the innovators behind these projects. ICT 2018 offered networking opportunities both offline and online. Participants could meet and engage with the academic and research community, decision-makers, as well as business representatives.

COST was also present at ICT 2018 with a networking session called ‘COST: Create your network to boost European research and technology in ICT information and Technology’ . Members of COST Actions directly involved in the digital field are shared their experience with the aim to familiarize participants with the funding offered by COST. They provided first-hand experiences in establishing and running a COST Action to gain insight on the impact achieved by their Actions. The session finally highlighted the achievable impact when establishing a COST Action.Additional information on please follow this link.

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Geographical focus
  • H2020
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Engineering and Technology

Entry created by Admin on December 11, 2018
Modified on December 11, 2018