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28 July 2014
Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech

Did you know that as airports get bigger and bigger they each consume as much energy as small cities? Think only about the lighting, heating and air conditioning systems in these huge transport hubs. That is why European...[more]


28 July 2014
The Future of Robot Caregivers - opinion piece in the New York Times

Louise Aronson, an associate professor of geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, advocates the deployment of robots for elderly care.[more]


28 July 2014
iStoppFalls project - Fall prevention in the elderly

The FP7 iStoppFalls project will develop an embedded AAL system that can predict and prevent falls by monitoring mobility-related activities and other risk factors of falls in real-life. Beyond continuous fall risk monitoring,...[more]


28 July 2014
CASCADE: reducing energy use by airports

Airports are big energy consumers – and that’s before a plane takes off or lands. The daily electricity and thermal energy used by a large airport compares to that of a city of 100,000 people.[more]


28 July 2014
EU Marketplace for eHealth & EIP on Active and Healthy Ageing

ECHAlliance will partner with the European Commission, the AAL Programme and AGE Platform Europe to bring you this dynamic marketplace event. The objective is to provide a platform for all stakeholders in connected health and...[more]


25 July 2014
The Success story of Greek Startup Incrediblue

Incrediblue is an award-winning online platform for sailing and motor boat rentals, which puts boat owners and beach-lovers from around the world in direct contact. Boat rentals made easy![more]


25 July 2014
Network and Information Security Platform (NIS-P) - Looking for New Members

The network and information security (NIS) Platform has been identifying good practices to deal with cybersecurity risks over the past year. It is now looking for new members, in the fields of energy, transport, banking/finance,...[more]


25 July 2014
ICT Proposers' Day 2014: Cloud Computing Procurement Actions

Cloud computing is the future! Do you want to be part of it by expanding your network and finding out more about what the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2014-2015 has to offer? Then register now for the ICT Proposers' Day 2014 and...[more]


25 July 2014
Impact of ICT innovation vouchers on SMEs going digital and regional growth - Open Days 2014

Join us to learn more about the do’s and don’ts in implementing ICT innovation vouchers scheme from the ones that did it already![more]


24 July 2014
The TISP project launces the first operational guidelines to boost innovation in book publishing and ICT

The TISP network (Technology Innovation for Smart Publishing), the EU-funded project coordinated by the Italian Publishers Association which gathers 25 organizations from 12 European countries, has released a set of policy...[more]