Related Initiatives


One of the major objectives is to mobilise effectively and provide strategic coordination of existing IoT-related stakeholders, organisations, networks, initiatives and projects in preparation of upcoming key European and national industry and research and innovation as well as implementation initiatives.
NGIoT grows and interconnects ecosystems of existing and upcoming European IoT initiatives and stakeholders from industry, service providers, policy makers, and knowledge institutions working in the IoT field.
In this corner you can find the most relevant initiatives to NGIoT in Europe and worldwide.

Next Generation Internet (NGI)

The Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, launched by the European Commission in the autumn of 2016, aims to shape the future internet as an interoperable platform ecosystem that embodies the values that Europe holds dear: openness, inclusivity, transparency, privacy, cooperation, and protection of data. The NGI will drive this technological revolution and ensure the progressive adoption of advanced concepts and methodologies spanning the domains of artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, interactive technologies and more, while contributing to making the future internet more human-centric.

European Large Scale Pilots Programme (LSP)

The IoT European Large-Scale Pilots Programme includes the innovation consortia that are collaborating to foster the deployment of IoT solutions in Europe through integration of advanced IoT technologies across the value chain, demonstration of multiple IoT applications at scale and in a usage context, and as close as possible to operational conditions.

IoT European Security and Privacy Projects (IoT ESP)

The aim of this cluster is to share experiences on approaches and tools for risk assessment and threat analysis in IoT domain from cluster’s project members perspective and based on that contribute to standards, offering a joint position of the group of IoT security related and practical oriented projects, co-founded by EU.

IoT European Research Cluster

The aim of European Research Cluster on the Internet of Things  is to address the large potential for IoT-based capabilities in Europe and to  coordinate the convergence of ongoing activities.

Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI)

AIOTI aims to strengthen the dialogue and interaction among Internet of Things (IoT) players in Europe, and to contribute to the creation of a dynamic European IoT ecosystem to speed up the take up of IoT.

Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC)

The vision of OASC initiative is to create an open smart citz market based on the needs of cities and communities.

The Internet of Things Council

The Council is a formidable, unique network of talents encompassing all skills, experiences and trades, from entrepreneurship to philosophy, public sector and private sector, and it brings together people who beyond their specific knowledge share the same passion of tinkering with technology to put it at the service of individuals, communities, society, and the whole planet.

IoT Forum

The IoT Forum is a member based organization which aims to promote international dialogue and cooperation on the Internet of Things; Organize events and conferences, such as the IoT Week; Develop activities and synergies with and among its members.

IoT-European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI)

The IoT-European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) was formed to build a vibrant and sustainable IoT-ecosystem in Europe, maximising the opportunities for platform development, interoperability and information sharing. Seven leading research and innovation projects make their technology accessible to 3rd parties. In addition, strong support & funding structure (open calls, workshops) fosters further collaboration.

AGILE - an Adaptive & Modular Gateway for the IoT

AGILE is a modular hardware and software gateway for the Internet of Things with support for protocol interoperability, device and data management, IoT apps execution, and external Cloud communication, featuring diverse pilot activities, Open Calls & Community building.

Big Data Value Association (BDVA)

The Big Data Value Association (BDVA) is an industry-driven international not–for-profit organisation with 200 members all over Europe and a well-balanced composition of large, small, and medium-sized industries as well as research and user organizations. BDVA is the private counterpart to the EU Commission to implement the Big Data Value PPP program.

FIWARE Foundation

The FIWARE Foundation is the legal independent body providing shared resources to help achieving the FIWARE mission by promoting, augmenting, protecting, and validating the FIWARE technologies as well as the activities of the FIWARE community, empowering its members including end users, developers and rest of stakeholders in the entire ecosystem.


IoT-LAB provides a very large scale infrastructure suitable for testing small wireless sensor devices and heterogeneous communicating objects.


The purpose and goal of oneM2M is to develop technical specifications which address the need for a common M2M Service Layer that can be readily embedded within various hardware and software, and relied upon to connect the myriad of devices in the field with M2M application servers worldwide.


ERTICO’s final goal is to create safer, smarter and cleaner transport services and networks for the benefit of all. To achieve societal and political goals, strengthen the competitiveness of the industry and optimise services for the user, ERTICO puts together the interests of public and private stakeholders across Europe.

TM Forum

TM Forum is the global industry association that drives collaboration and collective problem-solving to maximize the business success of communication and digital service providers and their ecosystem of suppliers.


OrganiCity is a service for experimentation, which explores how citizens, businesses and city authorities can work together to create digital solutions to urban challenges.

European Innovation Partnership in Active and Healthy Ageing through Europe (EIP-AHA)

The European Innovation Partnership in Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) is an initiative launched by the European Commission to foster innovation and digital transformation in the field of active and healthy ageing.


The European Innovation Partnership in Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP on AHA) is an initiative launched by the European Commission to foster innovation and digital transformation in the field of active and healthy ageing.

European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC)

The European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) is a major market-changing undertaking supported by the European Commission bringing together cities, industries, SMEs, investors, researchers and other smart city actors.