CELTIC-NEXT is a EUREKA ICT Cluster and an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding common research projects in the area of telecommunications, new media, future Internet, and applications & services focusing on a new “Smart Connected World” paradigm.

CELTIC-NEXT is open to any type of company covering the CELTIC-NEXT research areas, large industry as well as small companies or universities and research organisations.

  • “Get Connected”: tackling the infrastructures and connectivity aspects of tomorrow’s ICT, with topics around network elements and infrastructures and network architecture and connectivity.

  • “While Connected” tackles the end-to-end services and applications, with topics related to future end-to-end services.


CELTIC-NEXT calls for proposals are defined on a bi-annual basis. Every year there are two submission possibilities.

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Celtic Office c/o Eurescom
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69123 Heidelberg – Germany

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