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Other calls

  • Applied Biomedical Programme (TBM - FWO) NEW DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2020
  • Proof of Concept projects (PoC-IOF)
  • Strategic Research Centers (SOCs)
  • TETRA Programs (VLAIO)
  • VLAIO ICON calls Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity:
    Artificial Intelligence
    Proposed projects are expected to:
    • Either relate to the challenges identified in the research programme Artificial Intelligence (AI) Vlaanderen, and more specifically to:

    o    Data Science – hybrid, automated, trusted and actionable / help to make complex decisions;
    o    Real-time and energy-efficient AI / extract and process information at the edge;
    o    Multi-actor collaborative AI / interact autonomously with other decision-making entities; and/or;
    o    Human-like AI / communicate and collaborate seamlessly with humans.
    •    Or relate to other aspects of Artificial Intelligence, in which the definition of AI according to the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence plays a defining role as to what can be considered AI.

    Proposed projects are expected to:
    •    Either relate to the long-term trajectories identified within the research component of the Vlaams Beleidsplan Cybersecurity, and more specifically to:
    o    Safe software and safe applications;
    o    Security services (in terms of critical security components to be integrated in applications and platforms);
    o    System and infrastructure security;
    o    Foundational components amongst which hardware, communication and cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
    •    Or relate to other aspects of Cybersecurity.

    Deadline for submissions for both calls is:
    -    21 April 2020 (noon): stage 1 of the submission (5-page abstract)
    -    7 July 2020 (noon): stage 2 of the submission (full proposal)
    If you are interested in the call, do not hesitate to contact Qing Cai and Anneke Geyzen for more information.
    ICON call


Liesbeth Bosman
Business Developer Industry & Flemish projects
Mieke De Volder
Administrative Coordinator Flemish & IOF Projects
Jessica Hekking
Valorisation Advisor Human & Social Sciences