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4 December 2018 - 6 December 2018
Vienna, Austria
ICT 2018 Face2Face Brokerage

Ideal-ist @ ICT 2018


ICT 2018 will be held on 4-6 December 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

The event will focus on networking for Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-20, including ICT calls across all three pillars of Horizon 2020.

The event will offer an exceptional occasion to build quality partnerships as it will connect academia, research institutes, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe. The event is free of charge but registration is required.

In total, more than 6,000 researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry representatives, young people and policy makers are expected to attend.

Ideal-ist, the network of National Contact Points for ICT research and innovation is organising a series of events at the ICT Proposers day:

4 Dec16:00 - 17:30Room 2.17Workshop:
Artificial Intelligence in Horizon 2020 & Horizon Europe
5 Dec14:30 - 16:00
Room 2.17Workshop:
Digital Innovation Hubs - Business Planning & Networking
6 Dec10:00 - 10:45Room 2.17Workshop:
Building the Cybersecurity Landscape
6 DEC11:30 - 13:00
(or by appointment)
Room 2.17
(2.12 or 2.13)
Free Ideal-ist service:
Proposal idea checks

Click here to Register for a Proposal check
4-6 DEC All dayFloor 2, F2F areaFace2Face Brokerage Event
4-6 DEC All dayEC VillageIdeal-ist Booth


For more information on ICT 2018 please visit or write to us

Ideal-ist Face2Face Brokerage Event @ ICT Proposers Day 

When: 4-6 December 2018

Ideal-ist invites the ICT community to engage in pre-arranged meetings at its Face2Face Brokerage event organised to facilitate the formation of consortia for upcoming Horizon 2020 calls and beyond. Ideal-ist, the network of National Contact Points for ICT in Horizon 2020 is organising this event in cooperation with EEN (European Enterprise Network) within the ICT Event.

This networking event will target a wide range of actors in the ICT sector from academy and industry from Europe and other countries interested in sharing new project ideas and finding collaboration partners for projects under ICT oriented calls across Horizon 2020 and beyond.

At our previous events, over 1000 participants from 50 different countries, representing universities, research institutes, SMEs and large companies all across Europe and beyond, joined the brokerage event co-organised by Ideal-ist and EEN, and held over 5600 meetings. Come and be part of our 2018 brokerage event! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to connect with potential partners from all over the world!

Proposal Idea Checks - a free Ideal-ist service

To help potential applicants with their ideas, Ideal-ist National Contact Points (NCPs) will be available near the Face2Face brokerage area to review any project ideas. Discuss discretely with NCPs whether your idea will fit within the topic description from the work programme you have chosen or help you find another. 

Find the details in the Proposal Idea Check flyer

Ideal-ist Workshops

When: 4-6 December 2018

Within each ICT Event, Ideal-ist organises a series of highly popular workshops of relevance to the Horizon 2020 context.

Ideal-ist will organise the following workshops at ICT 2018:

  1. Digital Innovation Hubs
  2. Artificial Intelligence
  3. Cybersecurity

Ideal-ist Exhibition Booth 

When: 4-6 December 2018

As the network of National Contact Points for ICT in Horizon 2020, Ideal-ist, supports organisations interested in EU research and innovation in over 65 countries. The exhibition stand at the ICT Proposers' Day will be a meeting and information point for anyone interested in learning more about ICT in Horizon 2020, and Ideal-ist activities and services. Visitors can hold Face2Face meetings with Ideal-ist representatives, pick up Ideal-ist promotional materials, and try on-line demonstrations of tools and services, including the toolbox for proposers and our topic tree.

Stay tuned

Stay tuned for more details on the ICT 2018 website and Twitter @ICT2018eu #ICT2018 (https://twitter.com/ICT2018eu).

Location Austria Center Vienna
Organised by
Participants 1209
Meetings 5991
Austria 166
Spain 152
Turkey 111
Italy 102
France 83
Greece 79
Germany 72
United Kingdom 53
Belgium 45
Hungary 45
Romania 45
Poland 36
Portugal 34
Ireland 33
Norway 33
Netherlands 30
Switzerland 29
Cyprus 28
Finland 27
Slovakia 25
Czech Republic 19
Slovenia 19
Bulgaria 19
Israel 15
Sweden 14
Denmark 14
Nigeria 13
Luxembourg 13
North Macedonia 11
Azerbaijan 11
Serbia 11
Latvia 10
Belarus 9
Lithuania 8
Estonia 8
Croatia 6
Australia 6
Ukraine 5
Iraq 4
South Africa 4
South Korea 4
Moldova, Republic Of 4
Ghana 3
Japan 3
Armenia 3
Bosnia And Herzegovina 2
Canada 2
United States 1
Kosovo 1
Singapore 1
Somalia 1
Malta 1
China 1
Taiwan 1
Montenegro 1
Georgia 1
Albania 1
Mexico 1
Total 1479
Industry / Large Enterprise 65
Small or Medium Enterprise (SME) 235
University 166
Research 120
Consultants 32
Others 869
Total 1487