Ideal-ist is an international ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) National Contact Point (NCP) network, supporting research and innovation within the EU Framework Programmes. The network includes more than 65 partners from EU and Non-EU Countries, such as Associated States, Eastern European Partner Countries (EEPC), Mediterranean Partner Countries (MPC), and other countries throughout the world.
Long-standing experience in EU Framework Programmes (Ideal-ist was established in 1996)
Expertise in proposal writing and project management: A network of over 65 National Contact Points (NCPs) in the ICT theme support proposers.
An international quality team to support proposers, e.g. to better focus proposals
Ideal-ist information services: Newsletter, Work Programme information
Brokerage events with pre-scheduled meetings
Full proposal check events with experienced evaluators
Pre-Proposal Check: A new tool to check proposal outlines
A unique quality labelled partner search tool to connect newcomers and experienced researchers
Ideal-ist supports small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large enterprises, academia, research organisations, non-profit organisations, public administrations, and consultancies in
Interpreting the ICT Work Programme of Horizon 2020
Submitting project ideas in line with the topics of Horizon 2020
Research and Innovation
The Idealist2018 project is funded by the European Commission under the Leading Industrial Enabling Technologies ICT theme, of Horizon2020 – Research & Innovation Framework Programme, under grant agreement no. 645216. Any opinions expressed in these pages are those of the author/organisation and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.