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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]


24 February 2017
"Digital Single Market - making the most of the digital opportunities in Europe" factsheet

This factsheet explains the main achievements of the Digital Single Market since its launch in 2015. It also explores the impact from the proposals in the society and businesses.[more]


24 February 2017
FAIRifying Metabolomics and Phenomics data in the European Open science Cloud

This joint workshop of the PhenoMeNal project and the GO FAIR initiative will explore how to establish a node for FAIRifying metabolomics and phenomics data in the European Open Science Cloud.[more]


24 February 2017
FET newsletter edition of second half of February 2017

This new edition of the FET newsletter brings you the latest news on Future and Emerging Technologies, the Quantum flagship, videos, interesting project results and future events.[more]


24 February 2017
Report on the need to integrate Social Sciences and Humanities with Science and Engineering in Horizon 2020

A report by the Future and Emerging Technologies Advisory Group analyses how technological innovations need to pay close attention to the social contexts in which they are to be placed. It recommends more support to...[more]


23 February 2017
The future of robotics and artificial intelligence in Europe

The European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee recently presented a report on civil law rules on robotics. As there is an increasing public debate about the use of robots and artificial intelligence, this initiative comes at the...[more]


23 February 2017
Multilingualism in the Digital Age: a barrier or an opportunity?

A few years ago, Nelson Mandela nailed the importance of multilingualism in two sentences: "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart."[more]


23 February 2017
The future of mobility in Europe is connected and automated

With more than 90% of all car accidents caused by human error, connected and automated driving promises to bring huge safety benefits on our roads. Read this blog post by Roberto Viola (Director General DG Connect) and Henrik...[more]


23 February 2017
23 EU-backed films in the spotlight at Césars

Twenty-three films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme are nominated for the Césars Awards to be held on Friday 24 February.[more]


23 February 2017
Women in Tech at Mobile World Congress: join the events and meet the finalists of Hack D Gap Challenge supported by European Commission!

The European Commission EU Women in Tech initiative is partnering in the GSMA Women 4 Tech Programme at the Mobile World Congress. The rich and exciting programme includes: the Hack D Gap Global Challenge awards for inspiring...[more]