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Broad topics are published here , see individual topic pages for comments.

Contributions and comments are published here .

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The results will be used as input for identifying future FET Proactive Challenges and Topics.





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Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) Unit
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B-1049 Brussels, Belgium


Consultation on directions for Future and Emerging Technologies research

The consultation of future FET research orientations is currently closed. Some of the topics mentioned below are being funded as proactive initiatives in the current FET workprogramme 2014-2015 . All topics remain valid sources of inspiration for submission to FET, and in particular for FET-Open. Note that the consultation will be reopened for collecting research orientations for FET in the next workprogrammes of Horizon2020.

Topic Refinement: objective & guiding criteria

As part of our ongoing effort to chart and shape the evolving landscape of future and emerging technologies, we launched a public consultation to identify promising and potentially game-changing directions for future technological research. As a result, we received more than 160 ideas .
We have done an exhaustive analysis and produced an informal clustering of these ideas into broad topics that have potential to generate interesting research beyond established approaches as well as new synergies among a wide range of disciplines, ultimately to contribute to a better future for all, and to put Europe on a new road towards future technological competitiveness in the next 20 years.
We then invited anybody interested to submit ideas on how to fill them in, in more precise terms.