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12 October 2016
European Summit on Digital Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing

This Summit aims to look at how digital technology will transform the way we think about delivering health and care in Europe.[more]


12 October 2016
Monitoring electronic communications and digital services in the western Balkans and Turkey

The European Commission is launching a Call for Tenders for a study to assist the European Commission —and ultimately the concerned national authorities— in monitoring the progress made by the EU candidate and...[more]


11 October 2016
The European Week of Regions and Cities hosts workshops on digital issues

The 14th European Week of Regions and Cities will focus on the challenges currently facing Europe's regions and cities. Digital topics will be in the spotlight, with 8 dedicated workshops to explore the opportunities that digital...[more]


10 October 2016
FICHe accelerator boosted 20 innovative eHealth startups into the European market

After two years, the 'Future Internet CHallenge eHealth' (FICHe) accelerator recently ended. Its aim has been to challenge European start-ups to develop innovative applications building upon FIWARE technology. Three phases and...[more]


10 October 2016
FET researcher joins the list of Nobel Prize winners

On 5th October 2016, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2016 was jointly awarded to three European researchers: Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa for the design and synthesis of molecular machines....[more]


10 October 2016
A nanoscale device to monitor neuronal cell activity and push neuroscience further

The EU-funded RAMP project develops a nanoscale sensor, called a memristor, that could be fundamental for the development of implants that use electrical signals from the brain to treat medical conditions.[more]


10 October 2016
Submarine cultures perform robotic exploration of the Venice lagoon

The H2020 project subCULTron is developing a society of more than 120 robots that will swarm the Venice lagoon. This largest autonomous underwater swarm in the world will collect environmental data and help in conservation of...[more]


10 October 2016
Where data son​​ification and sports medicine meet​​​

Science looks to the universal language of music for inspiration to understand the relationship between time, speed, repetitions and cycles.[more]


7 October 2016
EU-US cooperation for a better usability of open data

On both sides of the Atlantic, we are in regular dialogues. These are important, but what we also need is more collaboration and joint efforts. Collaboration brings scale, standards, and progress.[more]


7 October 2016
Vacancies for ICT – Online Repository 2 (VICTORY 2): Data Collection

This call for tenders aims to obtain data on job vacancies for ICT practitioners and other professional categories gathered by crawling job advertisements published in relevant online job advertisement outlets (SMART 2016/0057).[more]