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20 July 2016
Smell the action

Imagine you are watching a great movie or playing your favourite video game. And not only do you see and hear what's going on but you can actually smell it! This is what FET Open project NanoSmell envisages.[more]


20 July 2016
Call for tenders: Overview of the European Fintech sector — SMART 2016/0045

The European Commission has launched a call for tenders for a service contract to conduct a study on the Fintech sector with a total price that cannot exceed 350 000 Euros[more]


20 July 2016
Brain-inspired navigation in robots

Could the human brain inspire a new generation of robots able to navigate in complex and unpredictable environments? The FET Proactive project GRIDMAP is trying to unravel its mysteries and translate them into a new generation of...[more]


19 July 2016
The film industries of the Eastern Partnership countries to be discussed in Odessa

A new study of the film industries in the Eastern Partnership countries will be discussed at the Odessa film festival, at a seminar taking place on 21 and 22 July.[more]


19 July 2016
Vectoring: new proposals of German telecoms regulator accepted by European Commission but further improvements necessary

The Commission has today accepted a revised regulatory proposal to allow Deutsche Telekom to upgrade its network with vectoring technology, but expects further developments to ensure competition.[more]


19 July 2016
Amsterdam Innovation Camp 2016: outcome and way forward

The Amsterdam Innovation Camp 2016 took place from 20-22 May, preceeding the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference in Amsterdam (23-24 May 2016). Fifty people from 15 different countries came together for three days to address societal...[more]


18 July 2016
European Cloud Marketplace for Intelligent Mobility (ECIM Project) Results

The ECIM project officially ended on 30 June 2016. During the 30 months of the project, 14 partners from five European countries worked collectively and in cooperation with other actors, such as mobility service providers, public...[more]


18 July 2016
Commission publishes study on a common approach for the calculation of the Weighted Average Cost of Capital in telecoms regulation

Today the Commission publishes a study on a common methodology for national regulatory authorities (NRAs) to determine the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) in the EU's telecom sector. The WACC assesses the return on...[more]


18 July 2016
Carinthia (Austria) legislation updating PSI law - English working translation

The attached document contains the English working translation established by Commission services of the 2016 updates of Carinthia (Kärnten, Austria) legislation transposing Directive 2013/37/EU amending Directive 2003/98/EC...[more]


18 July 2016
Carinthia (Austria) legislation updating PSI law 2016 - original language version

The attached document contains the original language version of the Carinthia (Kärnten, Austria) legislation amending relevant legislation in order to transpose Directive 2013/37/EU amending Directive 2003/98/EC on the...[more]