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17 September 2014
€80 million available for Europe’s SMEs

Today the European Commission launched the FIWARE Accelerator Programme. €80 million will be awarded to SMEs, Startups and web-entrepreneurs using FIWARE Technologies. The FIWARE Accelerator is a network of European...[more]


17 September 2014
SUNRISE: using underwater robots for a better understanding of the underwater world

It is where we all came from and it is vital to our future, but the earth’s oceans, seas and waterways remain a mystery to us – a final frontier. The Sunrise project is at the forefront of a revolution in...[more]


16 September 2014
The Success story of Slovakian Startup Inhiro

Amongst the many people with various different skills, it’s not always easy for companies to find exactly the person they are looking for. Slovakian Startup Inhiro comes to the rescue with its innovative HR tool.[more]


16 September 2014
The Future of Europe is Science – high-level conference

The conference brings together actors from the world of science, industry and society and aims to take stock of European achievements in science over the past 10 years. The conference will be opened by José Manuel Barroso,...[more]


16 September 2014
Preparatory activities for the launch of the connecting Europe facility (CEF) core cooperation platform for computer emergency and response teams in the European Union — SMART 2014/1079

In the context of the Connecting Europe Facilities (CEF) Digital Service Infrastructure (DSI) on Cybersecurity, this Tender addresses the objectives of the Work Programme 2014 of this DSI[more]


16 September 2014
From lighter airplanes to new treatments for brain diseases

The two ambitious EU science and technology Flagships (@FETFlagships) will have a great impact on various sectors in the next 10 years.[more]


16 September 2014
EU Science and Technology Flagships pick up steam - final inclusive structure announced

The European Commission published today a report on its ambitious science and technology Flagships. The report draws the lessons from setting up the first two such Flagships, Graphene and the Human Brain Project, each...[more]


16 September 2014
ARCAS: Flying robots will go where humans can’t

An EU project has developed robots that can fly into places too dangerous for humans and work independently on a large range of tasks.[more]


16 September 2014
FET Flagships: A novel partnering approach to address grand scientific challenges to boost innovation in Europe

Although the Flagships are at a very early stage of implementation, we're launching this Staff Working Document to take stock of progress so far and, most importantly, to present the Flagship model and its implementation in the...[more]


15 September 2014
Final report on electronic communications and information society in Enlargement countries

This is the final report of a three-year study monitoring e-communications and information society in the nine countries that are or have been taking part in the EU enlargement process: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,...[more]