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14 June 2016
New Anti-SUPERbugs PCP project started

Anti-SUPERBugs is lead by a consortium of healthcare procurers from Spain, Italy, Germany and UK. The PCP aims to get smart ICT solutions developed to detect the presence of resistance microorganisms, give real-time feedback to...[more]


14 June 2016
TechAAL 2016 - Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living - Call for Papers

At this event, organised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the latest advances in the area of Active and Assisted Living (AAL) will be presented. Being a multidisciplinary area, the event would attract researchers...[more]


14 June 2016
FET-Open project achieves major breakthrough for better time measurement

FET-Open project nuClock took a giant leap to more precise time measurement by observing the Thorium-229 nucleus isomer state for the first time.[more]


13 June 2016
CERN launches Pre-Commercial Procurement

CERN has launched a Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) that is looking for more powerful quadrupole magnets. CERN is conducting the PCP on behalf of the QUACO consortium of research labs which includes also CEA (France), CIEMAT...[more]


13 June 2016
New module of the innovation procurement toolkit published

The European Assistance for Innovation Procurement Initiative published the second module of its toolkit on innovation procurement. This module is aimed at public procurers: it explains, illustrated by examples, the different...[more]


13 June 2016
Estonia launches financial support program for innovation procurement

Estonia has launched a new set of initiatives under its 'public sector as smart customer' strategy. A handbook on innovation procurement was published and a financial support scheme was setup that provides co-financing for...[more]


13 June 2016
Have your say on the coordinated introduction of 5G networks in Europe!

The European Commission today opened a consultation seeking views from industry representatives involved in 5G technologies.[more]


13 June 2016
European project RECAP creates innovative platform to facilitate compliance with the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

A consortium of 12 partners in six European countries has launched a project to develop a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) platform for improving the efficiency and transparency of the compliance with the Common...[more]


13 June 2016
Public Sector Transformation - Accelerating the Digitisation of Government

Building on the success of the inaugural Public Sector Transformation Conference in 2015, key themes to be addressed at this year's event include: the eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020, the European Interoperability Framework...[more]


13 June 2016
Targeted consultation on the co-ordinated introduction of 5G networks in Europe

The purpose of the consultation is to identify opportunities for a coordinated introduction of 5G networks in Europe, and assess elements of a 5G Action Plan for the timely deployment of the planned infrastructure as of 2020.[more]