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25 April 2016
The Alfred project, part of a new generation of games that is changing minds

The EU-funded ALFRED project is designing a voice-operated mobile app designed to employ gaming techniques to boost mental and physical training, as well as to help elderly people with simple tasks in the home and manage social...[more]


25 April 2016
Informing the creation of a European Reference Framework for Age-Friendly Housing

On April 7th 2016, DG Connect and DG Grow of the European Commission in collaboration with Utrecht University and Creative Skills for Life hosted a 'Meeting of Minds' that took a fresh look at innovating smarter new built and...[more]


25 April 2016
EuCNC2016 Conference: Last call for exhibitors (deadline April 29th)

This is the last call if you would like to be among the exhibitors of the 25th edition of the European Conference on Networks and Communications (EuCNC). The European Commission invites you to join EuCNC2016 and share with the...[more]


25 April 2016
Win €50k for your Internet of Things Smart Ageing innovation - but hurry!

The entry deadline for the first Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Challenge Prize, is approaching fast. The competition has been launched by AAL to identify an innovation that uses the Internet of Things to empower older adults...[more]


25 April 2016
European Commission to present plan to digitise European industry and public services at Hannover Messe 2016

The European Commission’s plan for Europe's digital industrial renaissance will be presented on March 25 April at Hannover Messe. The plan will help European industry, SMEs, researchers and public authorities make the best...[more]


22 April 2016
Enhancing digital transformation in European SMEs

Digital technologies transform entire business sectors with major impacts on the labour market and the society at large. They don't transform the high-tech sector only: they are disruptive for the industry at large, high-tech and...[more]


22 April 2016
Accelerating the health literacy agenda in Europe

A group of experts of the European Parliament, European Commission, universities and local health policy makers have written a paper on health literacy, including digital health literacy. "Research shows that health literacy is...[more]


22 April 2016
CAPS conference

Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS) is an initiative launched by the European Commission in 2013 aimed at stimulating socially innovative applications of network technologies, building...[more]


22 April 2016
MEMSWAVE 2016 - International Symposium on RF-MEMS and RF-Microsystems

The Radiofrequencies-Microsystem Technologies (RF-MST) Cluster Meeting, co-organized with the European Commission, will illustrate the achievements of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) related EU research projects.[more]


22 April 2016
Interview Pēteris Zilgalvis: 'Digital health is a way of empowering citizens'

In this interview, recorded at the Digital Health & Wellness Summit in Barcelona, Dr Pēteris Zilgalvis (Head of Unit for Health & Wellbeing, DG Connect, European Commission) talks about the opportunities of eHealth and...[more]