News release

Date: 17th April 2012

ICT KTN Event: 'Framework Programme 7 – a €52Billion Opportunity'

Free event from the ICT KTN, ICT National Contact Point and Cambridge Wireless will give delegates an understanding of future opportunities for European R&D funding for ICT

April 17th 2012 - Cambridge Wireless is delighted to be supporting the Information Communication Technologies KTN with their upcoming FREE event “Framework Programme 7 – a €52Billion Opportunity” which will take place on the 17th May at The Moller Centre, Cambridge.

This event from the ICT KTN, ICT National Contact Point and Cambridge Wireless will give delegates an understanding of future opportunities for European R&D funding for ICT.

The UK is a major participant in EU funding programmes that present organisations of all types and sizes with millions of euros to underpin their strategic goals for innovation and research. The programme brings together owners of leading edge technology to develop ground breaking products and services, while at the same time advancing basic technology research.

The event will provide delegates with an overview of the forthcoming ICT Calls and advanced notification of the call contents, as well as an opportunity to meet the national support teams, while networking with potential partners and experienced FP7 participants.

This FREE half-day event will cover the call contents; Working with the ICT KTN; and first-hand experience from a range of organisations illustrating the benefits they have experienced through FP7 participation. The event will be of interest to businesses, academics and other interested parties working in the areas of pervasive and trusted network and service infrastructure, cognitive systems and robotics, alternative paths to components and systems, technologies for digital content and languages, ICT for health, aging well and governance and ICT for a low carbon economy.

The event will include presentations and useful information from Eddie Townsend of ICT KTN and Peter Walters of ICT NCP with plenty of time for surgeries with the presenters and also networking with other delegates.

For further information and to register please visit:

Cambridge Wireless
Cambridge Wireless is a leading industry forum and vibrant community with a rapidly expanding network of companies actively involved in the development and application of wireless technologies. In addition to high level networking dinners, educational events and business development activities, Cambridge Wireless runs an annual Future of Wireless International Conference along with the Discovering Start-Ups initiative to support emerging, innovative wireless companies. Over 15 Special Interest Groups focused on specific technologies and market sectors, also provide opportunities for members to meet, form partnerships to exploit new commercial opportunities, and share knowledge and information about the latest industry trends and hot topics. Cambridge Wireless has partnerships with other leading industry clusters and organisations around the world to extend its international reach and to keep members up to date with the latest global developments and business opportunities. For more information, please visit

Creating a competitive advantage for the UK by facilitating knowledge exchange on Information and Communications Technologies and accelerating innovation. This new KTN has been formed from a merger by the Digital Communications and Digital Systems KTNs with the objective of bringing competitive advantage to the UK by facilitating the exchange of knowledge on ICT technologies and capabilities. We plan to do this by acting as a ‘Network of Networks’, organising a range of events and providing support throughout the UK in association with other communities of interest and centres of excellence. For further information please visit

Claire Hamence
Events and Marketing Manager
Cambridge Wireless

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