ICT main priorities and topics in “Excellent Science” at Horizon 2020

  • Open: Fostering novel ideas 
  • Proactive: Nurturing emerging themes and communities – the initiative implements part of the High Performance Computing research strategy by the HPC public-private partnership and comprises the following topis:

FETHPC 1-2014: Core technologies, Programing environments and Algorithms for Extreme – Data Applications (p.20 in the document)
FETHPC 2-2014: HPC Ecosystem Development (p.21 in the document)
FETPROACT 1-2014: Global Systems Science (GSS)
FETPROACT 2-2014: Knowing, doing, being: cognition beyond problem solving
FETPROACT 3-2014: Quantum Simulation

  • Flagships: Pursuing grand interdisciplinary scheme and technology challenge  – supports:

– Graphene flagship
– Human Brain Project (HBP)

2. RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURES – development, deployment and operation of ICT-based e-infrastructures

Main priorities:

  • development and integration of ICT infrastructures and services for research, access to and management of research data
  • implementation of the e-infrastructure part of the EU strategy on high-performance computing


Additional Topics – support to innovationm human resources, policy and international cooparetion:

Horizon 2020 webportal

Horizon 2020 – Participant portal – online manual



Author: S. Petkova