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9 December 2015
Network and Information Security Directive: co-legislators agree on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity

On 7th December 2015, the European Parliament and the Council reached an agreement on the Commissions proposed measures to increase online security in the EU. The Network and Information Security (NIS) Directive is the first...[more]


9 December 2015
Launch of BioExcel, a new High Performance Computing Centre of Excellence for Biomolecular Research

The BioExcel project will facilitate the use of High Performance Computing (HPC) and high-throughput computing (HTC) in biomolecular research, both in academia and industry. At present, this is extremely important as research...[more]


9 December 2015
FET Proactive funding opportunities first calls in 2016

In the FET Work Programme for 2016-2017, the FET Proactive call "Boosting emerging technologies" consists of 3 topics: "Emerging themes and communities"; "FET ERANET Cofund in Quantum Technologies" (both with a deadline in April...[more]


9 December 2015
Towards a modern, more European copyright framework: Commission takes first steps and sets out its vision to make it happen

Delivering on its Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission proposes new rules to ensure the cross-border portability of online content services and outlines its action plan to make EU copyright rules fit for the...[more]


9 December 2015
Commission takes first steps to broaden access to online content and outlines its vision to modernise EU copyright rules

Delivering on its Digital Single Market strategy, the Commission today presents a proposal to allow Europeans to travel with their online content and an action plan to modernise EU copyright rules.[more]


9 December 2015
Exa2Green FET project: new paradigms for "green" supercomputing

With todays technology, supercomputers of the future would consume the amount of energy needed to power a little town. To allow the further development in exascale supercomputing without that extremely energy-intense trade-off,...[more]


9 December 2015
Info Day about Horizon 2020 ICT-LEIT opportunities for research funding grants

The European Commissions DG CONNECT (Net Futures Directorate) is hosting an Info Day about current open 'calls' for research funding grants and calls under "Horizon 2020 ICT Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies...[more]


9 December 2015
Commission welcomes agreement to make EU online environment more secure

Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have agreed on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity.[more]


8 December 2015
Unlocking the potential of mobile health in Europe

This international symposium provides an opportunity for practitioners and stakeholders across Europe to discuss the challenges and latest developments that mHealth services in the EU are currently facing.[more]


8 December 2015
A study on Audiovisual Media Services

This study gives an overview on the independence and efficiency of the Audiovisual Media Services Regulatory Authorities.[more]