StandICT.eu is the response to a call of the European Commission for reinforcing European presence in international ICT standardisation, following an analysis of the current standards landscape showing that only 37% of the different WGs are European and that EU influence is much less in data (33%) cloud computing (29%) and cybersecurity (27%).
StandICT.eu focuses on the five domains the EC has identified for being crucial to successfully implement the Digital Single Market: Cloud Computing, IoT, Big Data, Cyber Security, and 5G.
StandICT.eu looks to redress this imbalance by providing funding opportunities for long-term European contributions to WGs including holding chair or co-chair positions.
StandICT.eu is a 24 month’s project (started 1 Jan 2018) with the two partners Trust-IT Services (project coordinator) and Fraunhofer SCAI.
By setting up, managing and monitoring a continuous open call, StandICT.eu will provide a streamlined process supporting the participation and contribution of EU specialists in SDOs and SSOs in the 5 essential building blocks of the Digital Single Market. The call is open to all Standards Specialists from Academia & Research, Private Sector: SMEs & Large Enterprise, NTAs and other Industry Associations.
LT – Long term contributions (with travel option): Contribution to ongoing standards development as chair or member of an SDO WG. E.g. comments on standards development and drafts, attending meetings, paying membership fees, with a duration up to 12 months and a funding range between €5,000 - €8,000.
ST – Short-Term contributions (with travel option): Contribution to standards documentation e.g. liaison to WG, comments on standards drafts, participation at meeting paying membership fees, with a duration between 1 month and 6 months and a funding range between €1,000 - €5,000.
OS – One-Shot (Event participation): Support to ensure participation at workshop or event (e.g., participant, observer, presentation), ad-hoc for event participation and a funding range between €1.000 - €3,000.
apply for Open Call Grants to become an expert evaluator at www.standict.eu.
Project duration: 01/2018 – 12/2019