Conference "ICT2013: Create, Connect, Grow"

14 November 2013, Last updated at 10:30 EEST
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About ICT 2013

European research and innovation event “ICT 2013: Create, Connect, Grow” held together with the European Commission took place in Vilnius on November 6–8. In this event, the best European scientists of information and communication technologies (ICT), representatives from experienced and new companies, and strategists from the digital sector discussed questions related to European ICT policy.

Cloud computing, broadband Internet, nanomaterials and devices, supercomputers, ICT infrastructure, cyber security, vision on how future technologies will change our grandchildren’s life – these were only several topics that had been in the center of attention during the three plenary sessions organised to discuss ICT development in science, industry, and society.

ICT 2013 included:

The participants of ICT 2013 took attempt to answer how to encourage the growth of EU industry competitiveness using science and technologies; how to stimulate productiveness and innovations, modernisation of public services, progress in science and technology while invoking financial programmes. The experts explained the details of research funding for ICT projects according to the new European Union research funding programme “Horizon 2020” for 2014–2020.

Close to 5000 participants came to the ICT 2013 event, including high-ranking officials from EU institutions and state members, academic institutions, leaders of research centres, founders of various funds, directors of companies in ICT field, and other representatives from business sector and journalists. In terms of the participants’ number, it became the biggest event in Vilnius during Lithuanian’s presidency of the EU Council.

Useful information

Useful links. The latest news about the event were reported on the official ICT 2013 website and the website of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of  Lithuania.

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