NGI Search is looking for those who can strongly demonstrate that they contribute towards the scope of NGI SEARCH – that is to change the way we use and experience, search and discover data and resources on the internet and web.
NGI SEARCH project, funded by the European Commission, aims to change the way they use and experience, search and discover data and resources, on the internet and web.
NGI SEARCH will distribute up to €6.8 Million among projects looking to develop technologies and solutions enabling new and trustworthy ways of searching and discovering information on the internet across a variety of resources such as personal, scientific, industrial and environmental data, connected devices and smart objects, services, multimedia content, intranets and other ICT resources, both public and private.
- Selected projects will benefit in a number of ways:
- Joining the NGI SEARCH Support Programme with a duration of up to 12 months.
- Receiving funding of up to €50,000 if the applicant is a natural person applying on their behalf or up to €150,000 if the applicant is applying as an organisation.
- Option to receive Technical, Business and Innovation mentoring provided by the NGI Search project partners.
What types of activities are they funding?
- The Scope of this Open Call is to fund and support projects that will develop technologies and solutions centred on internet and web related activities as well as privacy and trust for users who are searching and discovering information and resources on the internet/web. The following list of topics is a set of problems that the consortium has identified upfront under the topic of Search and Discovery for the second Open Call. For further detail on the Work Programme, please consult Annex I of this document.
- Addressing gaps in Large Language Models
- AI detection tools in cultural products
- Search and discovery technologies for the arts
- Privacy Preserving Technologies in Search and Discovery
- Transfer learning for search and discovery
- The next generation of intelligent voice-based assistants
- Enabling new ways of discovering and accessing information
- Project applications must clearly address a specific technology, method, tool or problem related to information retrieval, search, indexing, discovery and exploration of information. Project applications can be new, under development or part of larger ongoing projects; however, the applicants need to identify the specific contribution they are planning to make.
- Open Call applicants can be entrepreneurs, tech-geeks, developers, socially engaged people, SMEs (including newly established entities), research entities, academic research groups, non-profit entities etc.
- For the purposes of the application process, applicant types are divided into two main groups:
- Natural Persons who are residents of an EU Member State or in Horizon Europe Associated Countries or
- Entities officially registered in an EU Member State or in Horizon Europe Associated Countries.
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