The call for proposal “ICT-48-2020: Towards a vibrant European network of AI excellence centres” is planned to open in July with a deadline of November 13, 2019.
During this Information and Brokerage day, representatives from the European Commission will present the details of the call for proposals, and this brokerage day will offer opportunities for networking and match-making for the participants. The brokerage day takes place in the Madou building in the auditorium on the ground floor on 28 May, 2019 in Brussels. To get an idea of the schedule please have a look at the draft agenda.
Registration will be on first-in, first-served basis, and limited to one participant per organisation (“excellence centre”), the others will be put on reserve list. The deadline to register is May 12.
The Coordinated plan on Artificial Intelligence announced: “The Commission plans to fund networks of AI research excellence centres with EUR 50 million in 2020 through Horizon 2020, supporting collaborative research addressing industrial and scientific challenges identified by such networks in joint research agendas.”
“The objective is to foster cooperation among the best research teams in Europe, joining forces to tackle more efficiently major scientific and technological challenges in AI and mobilise industry to be integrated in and find synergies with the research teams.“