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Bumper FP7 Call Open Day

July 30th, 2009

What a day for open calls on the FP7 site Transport, Space, Socio-economic sciences and Humanities, Energy, Nanosciences, Nanotechnologies, Materials and new Production Technologies, Research Infrastructures, Environment, Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology Health and my very own favourite Information and Communication Technologies.
So EU FP7 ICT Call 5 is finally open today with a deadline of 26 October 2009 at 17.00.00 (Brussels local time) and an indicative budget: EUR 732 million
FP7- ICT -2009-5 is going to cover

Challenge 1: Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructures

ICT 2009.1.1 The Network of the Future
ICT 2009.1.2 Internet of Services, Software & virtualisation
ICT 2009.1.3 Internet of Things and enterprise environments
ICT 2009.1.4 Trustworthy ICT
ICT 2009.1.6 Future Internet Experimental Facility and Experimentally-driven Research
Challenge 3: Components, systems, engineering
ICT 2009.3.1 Nanoelectronics Technology
ICT 2009.3.5 Engineering of Networked Monitoring and Control Systems
ICT 2009.3.7 Photonics
ICT 2009.3.9 Microsystems and Smart Miniaturised Systems
Challenge 4: Digital Libraries and Content
ICT 2009.4.2 Technology- Enhanced Learning
ICT 2009.4.3 Intelligent information management
Future and emerging technologies
ICT 2009.8.4 Human-Computer Confluence
ICT 2009.8.5 Self-Awareness in Autonomic Systems
ICT 2009.8.6 Towards Zero- Power ICT
ICT 2009.8.9 Coordinating Communities, Plans and Actions in FET Proactive Initiatives
ICT 2009.8.10 Identifying new research topics, Assessing emerging global S&T trends in ICT for future FET Proactive initiatives
Horizontal support actions
ICT 2009.9.2 Supplements to support International Cooperation between ongoing projects
ICT 2009.9.5: Supplements to Strengthen Cooperation in ICT R&D in an Enlarged Europe
The competition in this call is going to be massive, you have on avaerage a 16% chance of being successfully from the call and when looking at the stats from EU FP7 Call 4 getting scored above the threshold will not be an easy task!

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