• NEM Initiative / New European Media Initiative is leading European Network for Media and Creative Industries

  • NEM Initiative mission is to foster the impact of interactive technologies on the future of new media

  • NEM Initiative task is interaction between Media, Content, Creative industries, Social Media, Broadcasting and Telecom sectors as well as Consumer electronics

  • NEM Initiative goal is to develop a common innovation environment for the new European media landscape

NEM Research Priorities 2022

(February – April 2022)

The NEM Initiative members elaborated their research priorities, in order to provide inputs for creation of the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023/24 as well as other national and regional research and innovation programmes. The document can be downloaded here.


Brussels, 8/9 June 2022 (hybrid event)

After two years of being online, the META-FORUM finally returns to Brussels: On 8 and 9 June 2022 we invite you to our hybrid conference on innovative language technology, the multilingual information society and the results of our ELG and ELE projects. Details on the conference and a link to the registration form (the registration is free of charge), as well as some information on the final release of the ELG platform, can be found here.

European Language Equality – The Future Situation in 2030

The NEM Initiative members participated in activities of the ELE – European Language Equality – project and contributed to the project report on the future situation targeting a full digital language equality in Europe by 2030, which is now published and can be downloaded here.

As a partner in the ELE project activities we have worked on this report, submitted alongside 48 others, which are available online here.

NEM Summit 2021

The 13th edition of the NEM Summit was organized as virtual event on 23 and 24 November 2021.

The NEM Summit is an international conference and exhibition, organized since 2008 by the NEM Initiative for all those interested in broad area of Media, Content, and Creativity. Over the years, the NEM Summit has grown to become an annual not-to-be-missed event, providing attendees with a key opportunity to meet and network with prominent stakeholders, access up-to-date information, discover latest technology and market trends, identify research and business opportunities, and find partners for upcoming EU-funded calls for projects.

The program of the NEM Summit 2021 included the following sessions:

  • Introduction/opening, about NEM activities and keynotes from EC
  • Media distribution  – with participation of relevant ongoing European projects in the media arena
  • Discussion on Post Covid19 – challenges and solutions for cultural and creative industries in Europe
  • New Immersive Media Formats – presenting the recent related research results and challenges
  • Future of media – media for verticals discussion
  • Conclusion/closing







Registration is free of charge.


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