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2 March 2015
OpenAxel winners' Silicon Valley trip

In October 2014, nine of the most promising startups from Europe won the 2014 OpenAxel Contest, organized by the Open Acceleration community OpenAxel, and were awarded with several prizes, including a trip to Silicon Valley,...[more]


2 March 2015
ECIM’s first pilot in Barcelona will be tested at the Mobile World Congress

What do international conferences and global cities have in common? They are both truly rich in experiences and activities but also daunting with busy roads and agendas. That is why the European Cloud Marketplace for Intelligent...[more]


2 March 2015
5G European research and vision showcased blueprint showcased at Mobile World Congress 2015

The European Commission and Europe's tech industry will today launch Europe's ambitious vision for 5G at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.[more]


2 March 2015
Autonomous Nuclear Waste Handling with RoMaNs

The three-year 'Robotic Manipulation for Nuclear Sort and Segregation' (RoMaNs) project will receive a total of €6.4 million through Horizon 2020. It aims to develop an autonomous robotics system for nuclear waste handling....[more]


2 March 2015
Net Mundial Initiative: Get involved!

Net Mundial is a global initiative for international governance of the Internet. It promotes continuous broad-based involvement of stakeholders from across the world to “energize a global movement towards a distributed...[more]


27 February 2015
Silicene, the next star material for nanoelectronics

You probably have heard already about graphene, but do you know its "cousin" silicene?Learn more about silicene with the blog post from Athanasios Dimoulas, coordinator of the FET Open 2D-NANOLATTICES project, which studied this...[more]


27 February 2015
Commission workshop identifies skills gap for big data analytics and explores possible solutions

A workshop organised in December 2014 on "Big Data Skills for Europe” brought together a set of experts to better understand the skills gap for big data analytics and to explore possible ways to bridge that gap.[more]


27 February 2015
Introducing STARTIFY7: Summer academy system for young future ICT entrepreneurs

During 2015 and 2016 STARTIFY7, a new H2020 project, will organise 7 thematically-focused summer academies for young future ICT entrepreneurs.[more]


27 February 2015
iLINC and qLegal workshop: Companies, Social Media and the Law #legalpointers

qLegal, one of iLINC project core legal incubators, will be holding an event in London to help start-ups navigate the world of social media.[more]


27 February 2015
EU research projects check how healthy our food is

'You are what you eat' states an old saying. Though this statement could be argued, there is nevertheless an important link between the quality of the food we eat and how healthy we are. We have some good news in this domain: the...[more]