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14:00 - 18:30 CET
Online event

NGI TETRA & NGIatlantic joint workshop for Advisory Board Groups


TETRA and have joined forces to organise an on-line TETRA Advisory Board / External Advisory Group workshop to be held on 24th November 2020. The two initiatives, part of the NGI Programme of the European Commission, have joint forces  and invited the members of their expert groups, including  members from the EU and the US, to share a common vision on the services delivered by the projects and on the progress of the experiments funded by the Open Calls.


From April 2020 until November 2021, ( will launch 5 Open Calls for Proposals, with a total 2.8 Million Euros budget. The calls are for European organisations willing to carry out high-quality experimentation of Research & Innovation results, with a US-based counterpart, on NGI experimental platforms. is a Reserarch and Innovation Action implemented by a consortium of five partners, from Europe and the US: Waterford Institute of Technology (Ireland, project coordinator), Trust-IT (Italy), EURESCOM (Germany), Rutgers University (USA), and University of Utah (USA).



TETRA ( is one of the coordination actions of the NGI initiative and provides business support to third parties awarding NGI open calls issued by NGI-TRUST, NGI0-PET, LEDGER, NGI0-DISCOVERY and by those projects who will funded under H2020 call ICT-24-2019. The business support provided by TETRA will be deployed to beneficiaries as a tailored master-plan, driving the NGI initiative from an R&D stage up to Go-To Market stage.

TETRA is run by Civitta Eesti ASEuropean Startup Network, Startup Division, The Intellectual Property Institute of Luxembourg, Q-PLAN International Advisors, FVA sas di Louis Ferrini & C, Pedal Consulting, GLOBAZ SA, BIC Bratislava spol, s.r.o.

Both projects have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme funded by the European Commission  to build the NGI flagship and support the NGI vision.


Purpose of the workshop

The workshop will be the opportunity to discuss about the priority coverage areas for the upcoming open calls, expanding them from the results coming from the NGI topics issued from ICT-24-2018 to include additional topics in ICT-24-2019; and about the business acceleration support that TETRA is providing as part of its mandate, services that could benefit the experiments funded by, too.

The workshop is closed and limited to the project management boards and the expert groups. The outcomes of the event will be publicly available afterwards.

Workshop agenda

  • 14:00 Welcoming the TETRA Advisory Board
  • 14:15 Reminder on TETRA goals, services, and progress
  • 14:30 Overview of TETRA's bootcamp, plans and results
  • 14:45 Workshop on "how to create the most value with TETRA bootcamps?"
  • 15:45 Conclusions and next steps


16:00 - 16:30 Short break

  • 16:30 Welcoming NGI Atlantic Advisory Board members
  • 16:35 Introducing progress made in and the goal for the day
  • 16:40 TETRA business acceleration support: goals, services, and progress
  • 17:00 open calls 3, 4, 5 for EU - US collaborations: overview
  • 17:30 Open discussion: visual collaboration on Mural
  • 18:00 Conclusions and next steps
  • 18:30 Farewells

A light survey has been designed to guide the discussion during the workshop. If you are attending, please take 10 minutes to provide your opinion on the priority coverage areas for upcoming EU – US experimentation.

Take the survey

The 30-months project will push the Next Generation Internet a step further by providing cascade funding to EU-based researchers and innovators in carrying out Next Generation Internet related experiments in collaboration with US research teams.

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