Following a dedicated call for preparatory actions, launched in October 2017 under the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) part of Horizon 2020, the Commission has selected six preparatory actions for potential new future research initiatives in the form of FET Flagships.
These six new projects are expected to address some of the key challenges that Europe will face in the coming decades, and drive forward the major global transformations fuelled by the interaction already underway between new digital technologies with many other technologies and scientific fields. Each of the projects has received a one-year grant of €1 million to develop ambitious research agendas with the potential to have a transformational impact on science and technology and deliver competitive advantages to European industry and substantial benefits to society.
The six projects that have been selected are:
More information is available from each project's dedicated webpage.