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16 January 2015
International Year of Light 2015

On 20 December 2013, The United Nations (UN) General Assembly 68th Session proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies (IYL 2015).[more]

16 January 2015
Shaping the Future of Digital Social Innovation in Europe

Digital technologies and the internet are changing how social innovation happens. Over the last 18 months the European Commission has funded Nesta, the Waag Society, Esade Business School and the Institute for Research and...[more]

16 January 2015
Joining Forces for Sustainability

The 2014 Sustainability Report shows that a growing number of companies are turning to collaborations – with suppliers, NGOs, industry alliances, governments, even competitors – to become more sustainable. Research...[more]

15 January 2015
Kurento wins the "Best of show" award at the WebRTC Conference & Expo Paris 2014!

Kurento received the "best of show" Award at the WebRTC Conference & Expo in Paris with a demo showing a street view in Madrid and how groups of people are identified and colored accordingly. All this happens in real-time so...[more]

14 January 2015
Digital Action Day Report

This high-level policy event focused on the 'Digital transformation in traditional EU industries'. It was organised by the European Commission services, DG CONNECT, in the context of the Digital Agenda for Europe. The report...[more]

13 January 2015
Net Futures Information Day on H2020 ICT-2015

The Directorate "Net Futures" organises this Information Day presenting the topics in the area of Future Internet in the second ICT call H2020-ICT-2015 published in October 2014. The deadline for submission of proposals is 14...[more]

13 January 2015
The first robotics projects of H2020 starting

The list of the very first H2020 project in robotics from Call 1 is now ready. It includes medical- and rescue robotics, industrial and service robotics as well as cognitive interaction and precision agricultural techniques.[more]

13 January 2015
mHealth in Europe: Preparing the ground – consultation results published today

Privacy and security, patient safety, a clear legal framework and better evidence on cost-effectiveness are all required to help mobile Health care (“mHealth”) flourish in Europe, according to the responses to a...[more]

13 January 2015
Summary Report on the Public Consultation on the Green Paper on Mobile Health

This summary report is an overview of the views and actions suggested by stakeholders in the course of a European Commission public consultation on mobile health (mHealth).[more]

12 January 2015
How will communication be in the era of Brain Computer Interfaces?

Portable devices make it really accessible for generating and sending e-mails almost instantly and on the go. But what if they could by sent just by thought? Brain-Computer Interfaces may make it possible soon.[more]