The Next Generation Internet initiative is designed to create an internet of humans, that responds to our fundamental needs, including trust, security and inclusion. GÉANT is a project partner in the recently announced NGI_Trust grants and encourages applications to the Open Calls for funding in areas such as:

* Technical innovation in privacy enhancing technologies, such as cryptography, federated identity, security and privacy for Internet of Things (IoT), distributed ledgers and privacy-enhancing data transports and data at rest.
* The application of artificial intelligence / machine learning / neural networks to serve the user’s interests (such as addressing concerns arising from the impact of profiling and mass surveillance).
* Bootstrapping trust at the protocol level, to maintain a decentralised Internet infrastructure, for the establishment of trust, privacy (and security) between end users and services.
* Developing means for individuals to make more informed decisions about the relevance of information that they are asked to disclose when accessing and using services.

Read on to find out how you can participate.

Submitted by Nicole Harris

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