NGI Explorers is the program to launch Europe’s best Internet talent into technology Expeditions to the United Stated, catalyzing the impact of their disruptive ideas
 

 

 
 

NGI Explorers Program is looking for Europe's Top researchers and innovators in emerging Internet technologies to join a unique opportunity in the US.

 
 
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3-6 Month
Expedition to the US

Work directly with a US partner to accelerate your idea


 
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100%
Sponsorship Plan

Financial support will be 100% sponsored with EU public grants


 
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Mentorship
Program

A coach will give direct support throughout the expedition


 
 
 

 How to participate

This program is designed for European Internet rockstars ready to go the “extra mile”. Prove that you are one of them in 3 steps

 
 
 
 
 

Apply to the Open Call

Deadline
July 31st, 12pm CEST

 
 

Application options

 #1 - OPEN IDEAS

 
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Propose a disruptive idea based on your line of research, product or service

Attract the interest of our network of US nodes.
The program will select the ideas with the biggest potential and connect them with partners based on shared priorities and Focus Areas

 

 
 

#2 - CHALLENGES

 
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Apply to one of the challenges of our US nodes

Some of our US partners have defined specific technology challenges.
Check out their objectives and submit a tuned proposal



CHALLENGE #1
UW-5G-01

5G Network Simulation and Test-Bed Integration

Ready for

Researchers

IoT 5G

CHALLENGE #2
DM-CITIES-01

General purpose algorithms to address machine learning solutions

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain IoT Cybersecurity

CHALLENGE #3
SCU-WIFI-01

Towards WiFi for IoT Applications

Ready for

Researchers

Blockchain IoT 5G Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #4
SCU-FOG-02

Allocation of Fog Resource to IoT Edge Devices

Ready for

Researchers

IoT 5G Cloud/Edge
 

CHALLENGE #5
ERAU-IOT-01

Internet of Dependable and Controllable Things

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain Big data IoT Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #6
ERAU-LEARN-02

Verifiable Reinforcement Learning

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain Big data IoT Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #7
ERAU-DATA-03

Data-Efficient Machine Learning

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain Big data IoT Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #8
ERAU-MATH-04

Mathematical Theory for Advances in Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain Big data IoT Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge
 

CHALLENGE #9
ERAU-TRAIN-05

Methods for Adapting Pre-Trained Machine Learning Models

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain Big data IoT Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #10
ERAU-CYBER-06

Data Science for Cybersecurity and Privacy

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Big data IoT Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #11
USF-END-01

Security and privacy in machine learning

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Blockchain Big data IoT 5G Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #12
CWRU-SEC-01

Security and privacy in machine learning

Ready for

Researchers

AI Blockchain Big data 5G Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge
 

CHALLENGE #13
VT-ML-01

Real-World Machine Learning

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

AI Cybersecurity Hyper-connectivity Interactive Human Internet 5G IoT Big data

CHALLENGE #14
SSU-LORA-01

Secure Internet of Things

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

IoT Cybersecurity Interactive

CHALLENGE #15
GWU-HYPER-01

Building Hyper-scale Data Centers

Ready for

Researchers

Big data Hyper-connectivity Cloud/Edge

CHALLENGE #16
GWU-IOT-02

Accelerating IoT with edge/cloud computing

Ready for

Researchers

IoT Cloud/Edge
 

CHALLENGE #17
ISU-MR-01

Trustworthy, Real-Time Wireless Networking for Control and Mixed-Reality Systems

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

IoT 5G Cybersecurity Interactive

CHALLENGE #18
US-SM-01

Smart City and Community Platform

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

Blockchain IoT Cybersecurity Human Internet

CHALLENGE #19
GCA-IOT-01

Enriching GCA's Automated IoT Defence Ecosystem

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

IoT

CHALLENGE #20
GCA-HON-02

IoT Virtualizer for Honeyfarms

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

IoT
 

CHALLENGE #21
GCA-BGP-03

Global Security Study on the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

Cybersecurity

CHALLENGE #22
SIT-MLC-01

Machine Learning for Cybersecurity

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

Hyper-connectivity Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge 5G AI

CHALLENGE #23
SIT-5G-02

AI for 5G

Ready for

Researchers

Innovators

Hyper-connectivity Cybersecurity Cloud/Edge 5G AI
 

 
 

#3 - PAIRED TEAMS

Submit a proposal with your US partner

If you already work with a US organization, propose an idea to work directly with them.
The proposal needs to be strongly related to one or several Focus Areas of the Next Generation Internet

 


 

FAQs

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