Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of ICT Working Group.

ICT WG Leader

Leader

Emilia Pernaa

West Finland European Office

ICT WG Leader

Leader

Romain Wascat

Hauts de France Innovation Développement

Wim De Kinderen

Leader

Wim De Kinderen

Brainport Eindhoven EU Office Brussels

Annelie Zapfe

Leader

Annelie Zapfe

Thuringia

ICT

The main objective of the ICT Work Group is to provide a platform for members that helps to inform about important European Initiatives, Strategies and funding programs related to ICT topics and their regional dimension. This platform is equally meant to create opportunities for interregional cooperation in the ICT area crosscutting with other areas.

Next Working Group Meetings

Next Working Group Meetings

ICT WG meeting: Digital Europe Programme & Skills

ICT WG meeting: Digital Europe Programme & Skills

Ewa Chomicz

The Digital Europe Programme (DIGITAL) is a new EU funding programme for 2021-2027 with a total budget of €7.5 billion and a mission to bring digital technology to businesses, citizens and public

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Health & ICT

Health & ICT: State of play of the European Health Data Space & opportunities for regions

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

This joint meeting between the Health and ICT working groups will explore the European Commission’s ongoing development of a European Health Data Space (EHDS). Following an update on the EHDS from

ICT WG meeting

ICT WG meeting: Implementing the Green ICT on the regional and local level

Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Investments in environmentally friendly technologies are one of the main action points within the European Green Deal. Digital solutions can tremendously contribute to making our societies much more

Health WG

Health & ICT: Funding programmes information session

Hilary Webb

The Health Working Group, in collaboration with the ICT Working Group, is preparing an information session on the upcoming funding programmes: Horizon Europe, Digital Europe and EU4Health. The

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

Big Data Conference, Linnaeus university

The 7th annual Big Data Conference will take place at Linnaeus University, in Växjö, Sweden and online.

EU Open Data Days

he Publications Office of the European Union is organising the first EU Open Data Days on 23-25 November 2021.

Save the date: Road to the adoption and use of AI in and for the EU Public Sector

The European Commission organises the 4th Peer-Learning Workshop on the use and impact of AI in the public sector, carried out in the context of the AI Watch initiative jointly handled by the JRC and DG CNECT. The aim of the activity is to further pursue the co-creation work on a collaborative effort to sketch the “Road to better use of AI by and for the Public Sector”.

TEHDAS stakeholder forum

TEHDAS, the joint action Towards the European Health Data Space, is running a stakeholder forum in October.

How will technology bring back young people to rural areas?

On 25 October of 2021, the Horizon 2020 funded project 'SmartAgriHubs' will organise a high-level online event. This event aims at fostering debates with key representatives from different fields of the young agricultural sector and the European decision-makers. The event will be chaired by MEPs Bert-Jan Ruissen & Jeremy Decerle, with the support of CEJA, Region Pays de la Loire, MIJARC Europe, RUMRA & Smart Villages and the Young Professionals Network.

Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe

On 25-29 October, FEUGA, Galician Ministry of Education (Xunta de Galicia) and Galician University System (SUG) will organise an international online matchmaking event "Galicia Innovation Days. Towards Horizon Europe".

WG Documents

WG Documents

European Digital Innovation Hubs in Digital Europe Programme

The draft working document for European Digital Hubs in the Digital Europe Programme.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

Welcome to DT4REGIONS: ERRIN embraces the next era of AI and Big Data for digital transformation of public services

As a partner in the new DT4REGIONS project, funded by the EU as a preparatory action proposed by the European Parliament, ERRIN will support Digital Transformation for Regions across Europe through a challenge-based platform enabling AI and Big Data collective solutions.

Public consultation on digitalising the energy sector open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on digitalising the energy sector as part of the preparation of a Commission Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system, due for publication in the first semester 2022. In line with EU ‘better regulation’ principles, the consultation will run until 24 January 2022.

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.

ERRIN supports DigitalHealthEurope recommendations on the European Health Data Space

ERRIN's Health Working Group is pleased to endorse the recommendations for the European Health Data Space (EHDS) produced by the DigitalHealthEurope project, ahead of the DHE final conference taking place this week.

Submit an activity for the European Cybersecurity Month 2021

The EU’s annual cybersecurity awareness campaign will take place again in October. Organisations across Europe are invited to register their activities as part of this initiative.

Latest Updates

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Expert in medical field sought: conference of Regional Development Agency in Torun

The Europa Kujaw i Pomorza association which acts for Kujawsko-Pomorskie region in Poland is looking for experts to present at a medical conference. 

  • By Ewa Chomicz

ERRIN annual survey: Provide input on ERRIN’s 2022 priorities and share feedback on activities!

To start planning Working Group activities for 2022, the Working Group leaders will take part in the annual strategy workshops at the end of November. To inform these workshops, ERRIN members are invited to take part in an annual survey – an opportunity to provide input on the network’s future priorities and reflect on past activities.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Welcome to DT4REGIONS: ERRIN embraces the next era of AI and Big Data for digital transformation of public services

As a partner in the new DT4REGIONS project, funded by the EU as a preparatory action proposed by the European Parliament, ERRIN will support Digital Transformation for Regions across Europe through a challenge-based platform enabling AI and Big Data collective solutions.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

Public consultation on digitalising the energy sector open

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on digitalising the energy sector as part of the preparation of a Commission Action Plan on the Digitalisation of the energy system, due for publication in the first semester 2022. In line with EU ‘better regulation’ principles, the consultation will run until 24 January 2022.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2021 – call for nominations launched!

Every year ERRIN holds elections for the Management Board. You can put forward your candidature for this year’s elections until 18 October.