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25 June 2014
Amazing things happen when you pair "open" with "digital" - and science is no exception!

From increased knowledge through open access - to increased participation through "citizen science". Neelie Kroes, European Commission, sets out the opportunities of open access.[more]


25 June 2014
What next for Internet Governance after NETmundial?

ICANN High Level Group meeting, London, 23 June 2014[more]


25 June 2014
Three-continent conference on Global Systems Science in Beijing, Phoenix, and Brussels

A 3-continent conference on Global Systems Science (GSS) will be organised simultaneously in Beijing, Phoenix and Brussels. The overall theme is "Unpacking Green Growth: Contributions from Global Systems Science".[more]


25 June 2014
Smart@Fire pre-commercial procurement tender

Smart@fire is a groundbreaking project to encourage companies and researchers and provide them with financial means to develop Innovative ICT Solutions that better protect firefighters and help prevent accidents,and to integrate...[more]


24 June 2014
Coding is fun: join @CodeWeekEU

Coding is the 21st Century skill. Coding enhances creativity, teaches young people to cooperate, to work together across physical and geographical boundaries and to communicate in a universal language.[more]


24 June 2014
2nd Workshop on broadcast-broadband convergence and its impact on spectrum and network use

The main aim of the workshop is to give stakeholders an opportunity to share views and to provide input to the study team – both during the event and in writing following the event. During this 2nd workshop the team will...[more]


24 June 2014
Better data for better science

Neelie Kroes, European Commission, on how better data management - including through open data - can help all kinds of scientific research, as part of a trend to "open digital science".[more]


24 June 2014
Huge cuts in mobile data roaming price caps from 1 July – a drop of over 50% from last summer!

It's a big summer sale courtesy of the European Commission! From 1 July 2014, the EU will cut the price caps for data downloads by more than half: down from 45 cents per megabyte to 20c/MB. It will become even cheaper to use...[more]


24 June 2014
Graphene Week 2014 in Gothenburg, Sweden - Watch review of the first day

The opening of the Graphene Week 2014 (23-27 June) was a huge success. Some 450 researchers from all over the world working on graphene and related materials have gathered in Gothenburg, Sweden this week. Apart from new results...[more]


23 June 2014
Net-Tech Future Magazine 2014

Net-Tech Future 2014 features EU projects in the Network Technologies area that are some of the most exciting around. They demonstrate cutting-edge research, bringing together brilliant European research teams. The innovative...[more]