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ICT 2015

From 20-22 October Lisbon will host the biggest Information and Communication Technologies event (ICT) in Europe. ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform is an initiative of the European Commission and in 2015 is co-organised with the Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).

Within its remit as the coordinator in Portugal for public policies on the Information Society, FCT played a pivotal role in bringing the largest biennial ICT conference to Lisbon.

With over 5 000 participants, ICT 2015 will gather high level speakers, networking sessions for the creation of European consortia, an exhibition dedicated to successful European ICT projects and several activities for the general public, at Praça do Comércio.

For three days Lisbon will be the European hub of ICT, bringing together politicians, national and European decision-makers, researchers and entrepreneurs, to debate the latest policies and initiatives of the European Commission on ICT.

The ICT 2015 event will comprise a number of parallel activities:

  1. A policy conference presenting the new Commission's policies and initiatives on Research & Innovation in ICT (Horizon 2020 Programme);
  2. An interactive exhibition showcasing the results and impact of the most recent EU ICT Research & Innovation projects;
  3. Many networking opportunities to enhance quality partnerships, helping participants find partners, connect Research and Innovation and trigger collaboration;
  4. Funding opportunities: ICT 2015 will also be the place to gather information on the 2016-17 Work Programme of Horizon 2020.

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    • ICT 2015 conference will provide you information about the new Commission policies and initiatives with regard to Research & Innovation in ICT.

      The interactive exhibition will showcase the results and impact of most recent EU ICT Research & Innovation projects.


      The three conference days are organised around:

      • plenary sessions with the participation of EC Commissioners, MEPs, industry leaders and visionaries in the field of ICT;
      • information sessions about the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17;
      • thematic parallel sessions dedicated to defined topics.

      The topics are structured around the three main themes of the event: Innovate, Connect, Transform.


      Organized around the same three main themes - Innovate, Connect, Transform the ICT 2015 exhibition will offer the possibility to see:

      • the best results, tests and prototypes of European ICT Research & Innovation projects;
      • advanced products of individual companies;
      • artworks artistic representations of project ideas, on-site creative activities related to science and technology;
      • concrete examples of international cooperation.
    • Networking

      Are you willing to debate on a particular policy, research, technological or innovation theme, in a constructive dialogue? Interested in meeting participants with common or similar topical interests with whom you could develop collaborative relationships in the future? Then networking is the place for you!

      The networking sessions are informal discussion groups organized by stakeholders participating in ICT 2015, and are open to everyone attending the event.

      ICT 2015 offers many other formal and informal networking opportunities: Face2Face meetings, networking booths and “cosy corners” to sit and meet. If you wish to find a business partner, ICT 2015 is where you need to be!

      Startups and Innovation

      Are you interested in startups and entrepreneurship and want to find out more about measures for supporting innovative firms in Horizon 2020?

      Join us at the Startups and Innovation Forum, a village mixing thematic sessions and networking actions aiming to provide information and services to conference attendees specifically interested in this area. We will have dedicated sessions on women and entrepreneurship, EU entrepreneurship hubs, EU support for access to finance and much more.

      Students, Young researchers and innovators

      40 outstanding students, young researchers and innovators students, young researchers and innovators will have the chance to represent their peers and take an active part in the ICT 2015 event. Connect with them also!

    • The ICT 2015 event will take place at the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL) in Lisbon, Portugal on 20-22 October 2015.

      The conference centre is located near the Tagus river and the historic buildings of the Belém quarter.

      Centro de Congressos


      Centro de Congressos de Lisboa (CCL)
      Praça Indústrias,
      PT-1300-307 Lisboa