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Grants for projects which aim to develop technological tools linked to the Internet in line with European values


The NGI initiative, launched by the European Commission in the autumn of 2016, aims to shape the future internet as an interoperable platform ecosystem that embodies the values that Europe holds dear

* Develop a highly adaptive and unrelentingly resilient Internet
* Guarantee a transparent technological environment, that is completely trustworthy
* Achieve a sustainably open environment for our cultures and economies, celebrating our values and promoting creativity and well-being

Priorities areas
* Privacy and trust enhancing technologies
* Decentralized data governance
* Discovery and identification technologies

Among financed actions
* Strengthening internet trustworthiness with electronic identities
* Service and data portability
* Open Internet architecture renovation



Beneficiaries: Corporations, Research centres, SMEs

Sectors: Citizenship, Culture - Media, Education - Training, Innovation, Justice - Security, New technologies, Research, Services, Telecommunications

Regions: European Union

Free access: Yes

Legal base:

Email: cnect-desk@ec.europa.eu

Phone number: +32 2 299 93 99

Organisation: European Commission

Department: DG CONNECT