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12 May 2016
New Routes to Integrated care: The Challenge of Assistive Technologies, Telehealth and Telecare

This is the first major UK conference of the Telehealth Quality Group that will tackle the issue of Integrated care.[more]


12 May 2016
EU project to delay frailty among older persons by bridging health data and new technologies

FrailSafe will combine state of the art information technologies and data mining techniques with high-level expertise in the field of health and ageing. The project is funded by the European Research programme Horizon 2020 and...[more]


12 May 2016
25 years of MEDIA, 25 years of critical acclaim: 40 films supported by the MEDIA programme have been awarded top prizes since 1991 at the Cannes Film Festival

MEDIA has spent the last 25 years supporting European cinema and selecting the most promising works, with much success in international festivals such as Cannes Film Festival.[more]


12 May 2016
Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom: €10.5 million to improve digital infrastructures

The European Commission launched today a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom Programme, earmarking €10.5 million of EU funding for the deployment of broadband networks and European Digital...[more]


11 May 2016
Study on Preparatory action “ERASMUS for journalists” and "Statistical review of journalism and media sector in the European Union"

In 2009, the European Parliament suggested a preparatory action for a new EU programme provisionally called "Erasmus for journalists". The working hypothesis behind the proposal was that a journalists' mobility scheme could boost...[more]


11 May 2016
EU Media Futures Forum

Former European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes established a group to reflect on the impact of te digital revolution on European Media Industries, on the resulting risks and opportunities for everyone (industry and...[more]


11 May 2016
22 films supported by Creative Europe MEDIA screened in Cannes

Cannes Film Festival as well as its parallel events - Directors' Fortnight and Semaine de la Critique - will present 22 films supported by Creative Europe MEDIA, starting on Wednesday 11 until Sunday 22 May 2016. In the Official...[more]


11 May 2016
Commission welcomes agreement to make public sector websites and apps more accessible

Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on the first EU-wide rules to make the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible, especially for the blind, the deaf and the...[more]


10 May 2016
Commission opens investigation into German plan for broadband vectoring

The European Commission has today opened an in-depth investigation on a proposal of the German telecoms regulator (BNetzA) to allow Deutsche Telekom (DT) to upgrade its network with vectoring technology. This phase is necessary...[more]


10 May 2016
To be or not to be an entrepreneur

When you’ve decided to become an entrepreneur there’s nothing that can stop you. Not even summer holidays. Because for you this time away from studies or the daily routine is an opportunity to improve your knowledge...[more]