Horizon 2020: Cybersecurity in the Work Programme 2018-2020

The Cybersecurity contractual Public Private Partnership (cPPP) has provided input for H2020 WP2018-2020. The topics belonging to the Leadership in enabling and industrial technologies' Cybersecurity call are part of the contribution of the Commission to the cybersecurity cPPP. Within this framework, the European Commission has launched a call for a €50 million pilot to support the creation of a network of cybersecurity competence centres. The scope is to scale up existing research for the benefit of the cybersecurity of the Digital Single Market, with solutions that can be marketable. The experience collected in the selected projects will contribute to the design of the future competence network which will include a European Cybersecurity Research and Competence Centre. The call for proposals is open until 29 May 2018.

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Europe and the cybersecurity fostered by the Horizon 2020 calls.

 Cybersecurity and digital technologies are two sides of the same coin. They have become the backbone of the developed economies and sources of new market opportunities. Finance, health, energy and transport, each economic sector has to deal with digital transformation to keep up running in an increasingly competitive market. Old and new business models are now based on the seamless high rate access to the internet and on the effectiveness of ICT systems.

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