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FET Flagships


& background documents

From the EC Communication ‘ Moving the ICT frontiers ( ) , through studies and past events,
until the selection process & negotiations in 2013.......


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2013 Negotiations &
Launch of first FET 2 Flagship projects " GRAPHENE   & The Human Brain Project "  October 2013
2012 28 January 2013: Press release: Selection of 2 FET Flagships projects: GRAPHENEThe Human Brain Project
More info about announcement of the 2 FET Flagships projects: GRAPHENEThe Human Brain Project


Official launch of the 6 FET Flagship Pilots at
fet11: The European Future Technologies Conference and Exhibition - under the auspices of the Hungarian presidency in Budapest

Implementation of FET Flagship Pilots: design and establishment of feasibility for high-potential candidates

2010-2011 Preparation of instrumental framework
2010/09 FET Proactive info day on Pilot Flagships and other FET actions (30 September 2010)
2010 FET Flagships - Soliciting draft pilot descriptions (deadline 15September2010)
2010/07 Launch of a competitive Call to support comprehensive FET-F Pilots (5-6 preparatory actions, each focusing on a Flagship challenge)
2010/06 Science & Policy Forum on FET Flagships
2010 Setup of FET Flagship Science Forum and the Member States Working Group
Early 2010
cover report flagship workshop January2010
Open consultation with the scientific community on initial ideas  ( written contributions to  consultation ( 860kb )

including workshop event on 22 January 2010  ( report ( 119kb )
cover flagship study report
Start of FET Flagship study ( 1623kb ) to explore options for legal and operational frameworks


Cover Endorsement FET Flagship Initiatives

Endorsement of FET Flagship Initiatives by the Competitiveness Council of the European Union ; ( 160 KB)
Opening of online consultation for ideas
2009/11 Setup of the European Commission's Interservice Group

cover of ISTAG report

ISTAG report on FET Flagships ( 1.720 KB)

Cover report "Moving the ICT Frontiers"

EC Communication ‘ Moving the ICT frontiers’ ( 1.630 KB)