NetWorld2020 is the European Technology Platform for communications networks and services. Communications networks enable interaction between users of various types of equipment, either mobile or fixed. They are the foundation of the Internet. The NetWorld2020 European Technology Platform gathers players of the communications networks sector: industry leaders, innovative SMEs, and leading academic institutions.
On 29 October 2013 the new ETP NetWorld2020 has been founded by the former Net!Works and ISI ETPs. The launch event took place in Brussels and was attended by 160 participants. In the morning of the day, directly before the launch event, the last GAs of Net!Works and ISI took place, after which both ETPs were closed down. The membership of all Net!Works and ISI members has been transferred and they became automatically member of the new ETP. At the launch event also the 30 members of the Steering Board of NetWorld2020 for the period 2014-15 have been successfully elected.