Towards a Smart Connected World


Celtic-Plus is 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-Plus is a EUREKA ICT cluster and is part of the inter-governmental EUREKA network.

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Celtic-Plus Success Story: MARCH- Project:

"I don't think that our start-up Celerway would have been created without the Celtic-Plus MARCH project".

Citation of Audun Fosselie Hansen, CEO, Celerway, Norway, partner of the Celtic-Plus MARCH project with his previous research institution, the Simula Research Laboratory.

The MARCH project (Multilink Architecture for Multiplay Services) was performed from 2009 and 2011. See further details about the project and the final results (PDF leaflet).

Korea-EUREKA Day 2014 26-28 May in Oslo/ Norway
The KOREA EUREKA DAY is the premium R&D matchmaking event, linking Korean and European researchers, policy makers and innovation players. It is planned to select about 80 representatives of Korean companies, research institutes, universities and SMEs to join European SME in Oslo.

For registration please follow this link

Celtic-Plus News, issue 3/ 2013 (December 2013) published
The newsletter is published three times a year. The print edition is distributed as an insert of the established R&D magazine Eurescom mess@ge.

Cover Theme: Cybersecurity

Celtic-News includes:

  • Celtic-Plus Event in Monaco

  • Views from Monaco Public Authorities

  • Co-located Celtic/ WIMA events

  • About WIMA

  • Project Highlights:

  • Opera-Net2



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Cooperation with European Technology Platforms and other related European activities
Celtic and the following ETP have agreed on a closer cooperation within their Strategic Research Agendas (SRA) and the Celtic work programme. For the time being this cooperation will be assured through observers at the Steering Boards. The SRA of the ETP are also possible work items for Celtic projects.

Next Celtic-Plus Event Monaco 2014

Available seats are filling up!

Celtic-Plus will run its next annual Event from 23 and 24 April 2014 at Grimaldi Forum in Monaco. A co-located exhibition area, open to attendees from both events, will highlight synergies and offer new insights between Celtic-Plus research projects and the ready for market solutions and use cases presented at WIMA  The Celtic-Plus Event is hosted by The Principality of Monaco; see more details.

►Celtic-Plus Call for project proposals

Next submission deadline: 15 May 2014

Calls for Proposals in 2014:

The next call is Spring Call 2014 is now open for submission The submission deadline is 15 May 2014. Further information about the call can be found at the Call Information page.

At this page also very interesting project ideas that may still be under consideration can be found via the various links to several of our past proposers' days.

Celtic-Plus Information Day in Oslo (3 March 2014)

Proposal presentations given at the Information Day at Telenor in Oslo on 3rd March 2014 are available (see link).

European Conference on Networks and Communications, 23-26 June in Bologna, Italy

Jacques Magen about Celtic-Plus

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