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1 March 2017
Free online course on supercomputing

Discover how supercomputers work and how real-life scientific breakthroughs are made possible by today’s computer simulations. Organised by PRACE, Surf-Sara and the University of Edinburgh, the training is free and starts...[more]


28 February 2017
From Lab to Market: Robotics Innovation Facilities

Going from concept and ideas to an automated production line or service can be very risky and expensive, especially for SMEs. That is why the European Union supports Echord++ to build Robotics Innovation Facilities to help...[more]


28 February 2017
Functional safety and cybersecurity - CEN/CENELEC's Stakeholder Engagement Workshop

Cybersecurity is becoming relevant to all industry sectors not just the ‘natively digital’, but also traditional industries as they digitally transform their processes, systems and supply chains. While this shift...[more]


27 February 2017
Open Innovation – both a challenge and a chance for global change

In Central and Eastern Europe we hardly find many organizations with their own R&D departments that are sufficiently “open” to test and explore open innovation approaches.[more]


27 February 2017
17 IT solutions shortlisted for the Sharing and Reuse Awards

The aim of the European Commission's Sharing and Reuse Awards contest is to raise awareness about the benefits of sharing and reusing IT solutions in the public sector. The first results of the contest have now been announced. In...[more]


27 February 2017
Final conference of project LEARN on research data management

Is your institution considering how to manage research data? Do you need to implement a data management policy? Would you like to hear the latest insights from experts working on this topic? If so, save the date for LEARN's Final...[more]


27 February 2017
Taskforce to take Health and Digital policies further

Putting the citizen at the centre of health and care re-design. The European Commission has set up a task force bringing together technology and health policy makers. Read the blog post by Roberto Viola (European Commission...[more]


27 February 2017
MEDIA supported films in the spotlight at Berlinale, the Césars and the Oscars - Blog post by Roberto Viola

The 67th edition of the Berlinale Film Festival closed on 19 February, and I am very happy that quite a few movies that received awards have been supported by our MEDIA programme.[more]


24 February 2017
Infographic - participation in Horizon 2020 FET projects

The infographic shows the participation in Horizon 2020 Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) projects, indicating the round-off number of participants per country and distribution of funding as of December 2016.[more]


24 February 2017
FET project SimpleSkin wins award for its smart fitness clothing

The personal virtual fitness trainer developped by the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) project SimpleSkin wins the Fashion Future Challenge 2017. Through the integration of electrical sensing modalities into fabrics, smart...[more]