Digital Europe Programme is the first EU programme that aims to accelerate the recovery and drive the digital transformation of Europe.
Worth €7.6 billion (in current prices), the Programme is a part of the next long-term EU budget, (the Multiannual Financial Framework), and it covers 2021 to 2027. It will provide funding for projects in five crucial areas: supercomputing, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, advanced digital skills, and ensuring the wide use of digital technologies across the economy and society.
The Programme is fine-tuned to fill the gap between the research of digital technologies and their deployment, and to bring the results of research to the market – for the benefit of Europe’s citizens and businesses, and in particular SMEs. Investments under the Digital Europe programme supports the Union’s twin objectives of a green transition and digital transformation and strengthens the Union’s resilience and strategic autonomy.
The objective will be to support relevant entities in Member States, such as regulators of electronic communications or security agencies, in the implementation of their national cybersecurity strategies and legislation, in line with European 5G cybersecurity policy. This aims to support knowledge and capacity building for relevant national authorities regarding e.g.:
Scope of the topic:
The national authorities may associate themselves with private providers of technology services or equipment, in particular European SMEs, possibly in cooperation with network and technology providers, to pilot and develop security and interoperability aspects of innovative solutions, such as open, disaggregate and interoperable solutions.
This topic should:
In order to be eligible, the applicants (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:
Directorate of Research and Innovation
Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy
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(Publish Date: 24/10/2022-for internal use only)
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