Digital Excellence Forum
ICT Proposers' Day 2019

September 19-20 at Messukeskus Helsinki
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Future competitive edge comes from digital economies

Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019 was one of the most important events that Finland will organize during its Presidency of the Council of the EU. The event gathered over 3.000 decision makers, industry leaders and ICT R&D professionals. In addition, the best innovations from Finland were introduced in the Finnish Village.

Great way to
learn and
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Event programme

Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019 introduced the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme R&D funding and forthcoming Calls. In 2020 nearly EUR 13 billion of funding will be granted for R&D.

Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019 was held at 19.-20.9.2019 in Messukeskus Helsinki, Finland.

The Digital Excellence Forum started with a plenary debate on “Partnering for Digital Excellence”. The event had a separate track of open dialogue sessions on the upcoming Digital Europe Programme, which main objective is to boost Europe's sustainable digital transformation for the benefit of citizens and businesses.

Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019 was a great opportunity to network with the best professionals and hear about the European funding services and Calls.

What was on the menu?

  • separate track of open dialogue sessions on the upcoming Digital Europe Programme, which main objective is to boost Europe's sustainable digital transformation for the benefit of citizens and businesses
  • latest information from the European Commission
  • quality partnerships for participating in ICT across Horizon 2020
  • setup of project consortia for Horizon 2020 Calls
  • discussion on new project ideas on ICT at international level
  • new cross-border contacts and initiate collaborations
  • research results, technologies and know-how

Greatest digital innovations at the Finnish Village

The Finnish Village organized by Business Finland brought together the best digital innovations and top-notch know-how from Finland in themes:

  • Space Enabling Sustainable Economies
  • Smart Industries Connected
  • Safety First in Polar Waters
  • Smartly Moving People and Things
  • Digital Trust Securing People, Business and Society

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Digital Excellence Forum @ ICT Proposers' Day 2019 was organized by the European Commission. Event partners included Business Finland, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd and the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra.

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