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9 December 2016
Workshop guides Software Defined Networking community on solution for isolated network connectivity and performance

An insightful workshop, hosted by the PRISTINE and ARCFIRE projects, on "beyond SDN/NFV" was held in conjunction with the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress 2016 in The Hague (NL) in October 2016. A demo was featuring a Distributed...[more]


9 December 2016
The European Commission presents follow-up actions from Fundamental Rights Colloquium on media pluralism and democracy

On 9 December 2016, the European Commission published the follow-up actions from the Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights, dedicated in 2016 to fostering and improving media pluralism and democracy.[more]


9 December 2016
MEDIA-backed films in the spotlight at the European Film Awards this Saturday

17 films supported by Creative Europe MEDIA are competing for the European Film Academy (EFA) Awards 2016 with a total of 23 nominations.[more]


9 December 2016
Making state of the art sensors with children's toy putty and Graphene

Graphene Flagship researchers from Trinity College Dublin in collaboration with the National Graphene Institute (NGI) at the University of Manchester, have used graphene to make the novelty children’s material Silly...[more]


8 December 2016
Annual entrepreneurship festival Slush highlights the role of universities in building a tech culture in Europe

About 17,500 company founders, investors, corporate executives, students and media converged in Helsinki on 30 November and 1 December, for the annual celebrations of entrepreneurship - the Slush conference.[more]


8 December 2016
Workshop report - Supporting the implementation of eGovernment at regional and local level

The seminar, held on 15 November, presented the various funding mechanisms available for implementation/action, and discussed how to ensure alignment of these financial instruments with the main priorities of the eGovernment...[more]


8 December 2016
End of roaming charges: Commission determined to make it work

Following intensive exchanges with the European Parliament, Member States, stakeholders, consumer representatives, regulators and operators, yesterday the College of Commissioners discussed draft rules which reinforce the...[more]


8 December 2016
End of roaming charges for travellers in the European Union: how will the Commission make it work?

Dismantling roaming charges, when travellers call, send messages or surf on their mobile devices while abroad, has been one of the biggest success stories in Europe. In the last mile before the full end of roaming surcharges as...[more]


8 December 2016
CEF eDelivery and eInvoicing Stakeholder Days 2016

More than 100 experts from the public and private sector attended this event to exchange views on and learn about the benefits of Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) eDelivery and CEF eInvoicing.[more]


8 December 2016
European Stakeholder Forum

The first European Stakeholder Forum aims to gather more than 500 delegates for broad awareness raising, consultation and discussion on the action lines of the Digitising European Industry initiative. The Forum also aims to...[more]