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1 October 2014
Training course on "Pricing, price control and costing methods"

The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for the delivery of a two-day training on "Pricing, price control and costing methods" with maximum value of EUR 15.000 €.[more]


1 October 2014
Call for tenders for the first joint cross-border procurement in the healthcare sector

The HAPPI project is financed by the European Commission and aims at detecting innovative solutions which address the needs of an ageing society in order to disseminate them in hospitals and nursing homes accross Europe.[more]


1 October 2014
European Union, Jordan and Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy launch new digital cooperation initiatives

Digital Economy Ministers and representatives of ministries, the UfM Secretariat, telecoms regulators, development banks and EU institutions today pledged closer cooperation to reap the benefits of the digital economy for...[more]


1 October 2014
"Growing up digitally" - Safer Internet Forum

Around 250 participants from Europe and beyond - youth ambassadors, academics, industry, NGOs, the European Commission and Ministry representatives - will discuss future and emerging trends on child online safety.[more]


30 September 2014
Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy launch new digital cooperation initiatives

The Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy of the Union for the Mediterranean, under the co-Presidency of Dr. Azzam Sleit and VP Neelie Kroes, on the 30th of September launched a new digital cooperation initiative.[more]


30 September 2014
SEEMPUBS: maximum energy savings with minimum intervention for historic buildings

The EU-funded project SEEMPUBS plans on using a new ICT-based monitoring, visualisation and control system to reduce and enhance historic buildings’ energy consumption.[more]


29 September 2014
EU Workshop on Spectrum Planning for 5G

The first Commission workshop gathering national spectrum regulators, industry and research to discuss spectrum challenges for 5G will happen on the 13th November 2014. The debates will focus on the usage and technical needs for...[more]


26 September 2014
Digital Action Day - 29 September 2014

Plenary sessions and parallel work sessions will focus on the transformative and disruptive power of digital. Follow the event live via web streaming from 10:00 to 18:00.[more]


26 September 2014
Digital Action Day - Latest information

List of Digital Action Day registered participants, Floor plan of the venue and Programme at a glance are now available![more]


26 September 2014
Researchers demonstrate direct brain-to-brain communication in human subjects using non-invasive technologies

In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team of neuroscientists and robotics engineers have demonstrated the viability of direct brain-to-brain communication in humans. Recently published in PLoS ONE, the highly novel...[more]