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14 November 2016
Winners of the European Broadband Awards 2016

On 14 November, Günther H. Oettinger, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society awarded the winners of the 2016 European Broadband Awards competition. The five projects were selected in different categories focusing...[more]


14 November 2016
European Commission sets up an internal Task Force on Financial Technology

Leaders of European banks have just presented their views on digital transformation to Commissioner Oettinger and VP Dombrovskis. During a round table meeting on banking in the digital age, they identified a range of issues...[more]


14 November 2016
EU funded HPC research projects and Centres of excellence in a nutshell

The European High Performance Computing (HPC) funded projects are showcasing this week at the Supercomputing Conference. On this occasion, the European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC) has gathered in...[more]


14 November 2016
SimpleSkin project's outstanding results are revolutionising smart clothing

The SimpleSkin project, funded under the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme, has impressive achievements in the field of smart textiles. SimpleSkin introduces mass producible, generic sensing fabrics that integrate...[more]


14 November 2016
QuantERA: the new ERA-NET supporting Quantum Technologies

QuantERA is a new Cofund Action in Quantum Technologies. With a budget of over 37 million €, including co-funding from the European Commission, QuantERA will support international research projects in the field of Quantum...[more]


14 November 2016
Contributions received from citizens to the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software

37 citizens have responded to this consultation. You will find below the responses received from citizens who have given their consent to publication. Some replies have been anonymised at the request of the respondent.[more]


14 November 2016
Summary report of the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software

The public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software took place between 9 June and 15 September 2016. This report takes stock of the contributions and trends that emerge from them focusing primarily on...[more]


14 November 2016
Consultation on the safety of apps - Contributions received from businesses, organisations, public authorities and academia

41 businesses, organisations, public authorities and academia replied to the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software. You will find below the responses of those who have given their consent to...[more]


13 November 2016
EU Graphene Flagship - Japan Workshop

The workshop will highlight recent research advances in 2D-materials materials and heterostructures achieved in the Graphene Flagship and Japan. Researchers from the EU Flaghship project and Japan will also be focusing on...[more]


11 November 2016
Creating a European Research Infrastructure to Decode the Human Brain

A key article in NEURON magazine is describing how far the Human Brain Project (HBP) has come since its inception, and presents the roadmap for its future direction. The article explains the funding and governance structure for...[more]