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27 November 2014
Virtual reality and serious games to improve wellbeing of elderly and vulnerable groups

Experts of the EU-funded VERVE project have developed serious games and virtual reality scenarios that improve the lives of older adults and those living with conditions such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and phobias.[more]


27 November 2014
Health Professionals, it is time to upgrade your (e)Skills!

The European Commission and the Member States should take steps to ensure that eHealth is part of the curricula of healthcare professionals, notably making use of the new possibilities provided by the updated Directive 2005/36 on...[more]


27 November 2014
Introduction to Graphene Science and Technology

This massive open online course will teach you about graphene, its practical applications and how it offers new insights into quantum physics. Classes start on 23 March 2015.[more]


27 November 2014
Transport, Telecoms and Energy Council, Thursday 27 November 2014 in Brussels - background note

During the Council Meeting of the Telecommunications Ministers the following topics will be discussed: web accessibility , telecommunications regulatory framework (Connected Continent), Internet governance, network and...[more]


27 November 2014
Why the EU needs a Digital Single Market

Speech by Vice-President Ansip in the European Parliament plenary session[more]


27 November 2014
EPIWORK: Ebola forecasting uses model developed by EU project

Forecasters predicting the spread of Ebola are using one of the most sophisticated modeling systems in the world – the result of an EU research project.[more]


26 November 2014
Demo video of the PERSSILAA project: An ICT platform to assist with screening, preventing and monitoring of frailty in elderly

The project aims to develop and validate a new service model to screen for and prevent frailty in elderly.[more]


26 November 2014
ACCOMPANY project - Integrated robot technologies for supporting elderly people in their homes

Robot companions integrated with intelligent environments can facilitate independent living of the elderly at home. Using the robotic home assistant Care-O-bot 3, the EU-funded ACCOMPANY project develops new solutions for...[more]


26 November 2014
Council conclusions on European Audiovisual Policy in the Digital Era

The Council conclusions on Audiovisual Policy in the Digital Era were adopted on 25 November 2014 at the Education, Youth, CULTURE and SPORT Council meeting.[more]


26 November 2014
Using big data for the future of personal transportation: DATASIM

Many scientists point out that the goal of social sciences is not simply to understand how people behave in large groups, but to understand what motivates individuals to behave the way they do. Could this fundamental insight be...[more]