2026 | Following the Fellows Impact Report, Open Call 1

This first open call report for 2026 marks the third edition of the funding program. The purpose of the program is to fund European experts working to support the evolution of international and European standardisation activities and accelerate the EU's amibitious ICT agenda. This open call is the first of 9 Open Calls. 

In this funding batch, 35 fellowships were granted, addressing a range of policy areas, from cybersecurity, AI, and big data, to Smart Cities, Digital product passport, and Metaverse. The report explores the results from the funded experts, showcasing priority outcomes and increasing visbility to inform decision-makers and creators in the ICT community.  

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