Information and Networking Day on H2020 ICT-15 Big Data PPP Lighthouse Projects


The aim of the event is to inform and guide potential proposers preparing project proposals, to facilitate sharing of ideas and experiences. It will give participants the chance to network and to find partners for their projects.
Date: 01/12/2015
Venue: Albert Borschette Congress Center in Brussels
Organiser: European Commission, Data Value Chain Unit

A special Information and Networking Day dedicated to H2020’s ICT-15 ‘Big Data PPP: Large Scale Pilot actions in sectors best benefitting from data-driven innovation’ (also known as Lighthouse Projects) will be organised by DG Connect – Data Value Chain Unit, on 1st December 2015 in Albert Borschette Congress Center in Brussels.


Lighthouse projects are large scale Innovation Actions aiming to practically demonstrate how big data technologies can be transformative for data intensive industrial domains. Lighthouse projects are expected to deliver commercial and technological impact. Possible industrial domains of applications include (but are not limited to) health, energy, environment, earth observation, geospatial, transport, manufacturing, finance, media.

The current outline of the draft agenda can be found HERE.


The registration to the event is now open. Click HERE to register. The closing dateis 24th November 2015 but the online registration may be closed earlier if the event is fully booked.

After the confirmed registration you will have the possibility to upload a presentation for the networking and partner finding sessions (max 3 slides for 3 minutes presentation).

Please note that bilateral meetings with EC Project Officers to discuss proposal ideas (proposal clinics) will *not* be possible, in compliance with H2020 rules.

Terms of participation

There is no participation fee but the online registration and confirmation e-mail are mandatory. Due to limited number of places participation will be possible only upon a confirmed online registration. Please do not make travel arrangements before you receive a confirmation email.

There will be no possibility to register on site. Do not forget to print your confirmation and bring it with you. Travel, accommodation expenses as well as meal must be borne by the participants and will not be reimbursed by the European Commission.

Additional information

• Background Notes H2020-ICT-15-2016
• Horizon 2020 – The work Programme 2016-2017 Information and Communication Technologies
• ICT Research & Innovation under Horizon 2020
• Another Info Day on ICT 14, ICT 15, ICT 16 and ICT 17 will be organised in January 2016, more information on the dedicated event website
• H2020 Reference documents