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20 October 2016
FET Newsletter edition October 2016

The October 2016 edition of the FET Newsletter brings the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies: celebrating Prizes awarded to FET partners, new FET Open projects,update on quantum expert group, and interesting project...[more]


20 October 2016
Mobile Broadband Prices in Europe 2016 - SMART 2015/0025

This report presents the results of the analysis of mobile broadband offers that were collected in February 2016. The approach used follows the 2012 OECD methodology for mobile broadband which aims at calculating the total price...[more]


20 October 2016
Overall winner of Innovation Radar Prize 2016 features on Euronews

A focus story on Intrinsic ID, the 2016 Innovation Radar Prize winner has been made by Euronews. Intrinsic ID has developed a technology that provides security for smart devices so even the smallest smart chips and devices can...[more]


20 October 2016
EU Research project on eHealth for visually impaired wins award

Researchers of the EU-funded Sound of Vision project have won the Best Paper Award at XXI CIM, the 21st Colloquium on Music Informatics. The project is working on digital solutions that create and convey an auditory...[more]


19 October 2016
Cardiac patients show high interest in technology enabled cardiovascular rehabilitation

E-cardiology, eHealth and digital solutions for physical activity uptake and monitoring have evolved rapidly, they also have potential in cardiovascular disease management. A survey among 310 cardiac patients made it clear what...[more]


19 October 2016
Online Webinar about Service Store

The STRATEGIC consortium invites you to join the online webinar that will demonstrate the usage of their marketplace called "Service Store". The webinar will take place on October 25 at 11:00 AM CET.[more]


19 October 2016
Birth Day Prize - Win up to €1 million

This prize will be awarded to a novel solution that best demonstrates a reduction in maternal and/or newborn morbidity and mortality and/or stillbirths during facility-based deliveries. The European Commission has committed...[more]


19 October 2016
Smart tools to measure your feet for creating insoles

Which specific shoe-insole combinations and which corresponding materials are most suitable? This was addressed by an EU-funded initiative that developed a series of computer tools to help podiatrists make the best possible...[more]


19 October 2016
Reporting on the Human Brain Project (HBP) "Open Day & Summit"

From 12 to 15 October more than 430 participants (scientists, students, members of Partnering Projects) attended the fourth annual summit of the Human Brain Project. It was hosted by the "European Laboratory for Non-Linear...[more]


19 October 2016
Journalism under threat – The need to shout the truth

On 7 October 2016, on the occasion of the annual conference of the European Centre for Press and Media freedom (ECPMF) in Leipzig, Lorena Boix Alonso, Head of the European Commission's Audiovisual and Media services Policy Unit...[more]