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9 June 2016
Have your say on the safety of apps

Today the European Commission opened a public consultation on the safety of applications ("apps") and other non-embedded software as part of an effort to ensure a high level of health, safety and consumer protection.[more]


8 June 2016
Startup Europe Summit

The European tech community is gathering to meet key decision makers from the European Commission and other international governments to discuss the challenges and successes of technology and policy in Europe.[more]


7 June 2016
Broadband coverage in Europe (SMART 2016/0043)

The European Commission has launched a call for tenders for a service contract with a total price that cannot exceed 300 000 Euros (total for three years).[more]


7 June 2016
AIOTI Workshop on Security and Privacy at ETSI Security Week

If you are involved in emerging Internet of Things-businesses and interested in contributing to the ongoing global debate on Security and Privacy in the hyper-connected world don't miss this workshop. The participants will have...[more]


7 June 2016
Code of Conduct on privacy for mHealth apps has been finalised

The Code of Conduct on privacy for mobile health apps has now been formally submitted for comments to the Art 29 Data Protection Working Party. Once approved by this independent EU advisory group, the Code will be applied in...[more]


6 June 2016
The MUSES software: greater engagement of the user in the security of corporate information systems

The user is perceived as the weakest link in corporate IT security. More often than not risky user behaviour finds its roots in simple ignorance. The necessity to proactively engage the user on IT security has become acute with...[more]


6 June 2016
Growing a Digital Social Innovation Ecosystem for Europe

The study focuses on the social innovation enabled by the "network effect" of the Internet and by new models for co-production and sharing of content, and open development of apps. It includes the analysis of how the open...[more]


6 June 2016
Digital Innovation Hubs session during Industry 2016: Creating a Smart Europe Conference

Within the framework of the largest networking conference in the field of new production technologies, materials, nanotechnology, biotechnology and digitalisation in Europe, the European Commission will organise a workshop on DG...[more]


6 June 2016
Smartphones help make 3D-models for museums

They look like ordinary tourists taking photographs of St Stephen´s Cathedral, one of Vienna´s touristic hotspots. But in reality they are computer scientists. They are convinced that the future protection of European...[more]


6 June 2016
Workshop on Research Data Management

This workshop will address the following questions: How to make research data management policies work? How to manage and share Spatiotemporal Research Data? Open Data in a Big Data World: easy to say, but hard to do?[more]