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21/03/2014
Use the EU-funded FI-WARE platform to develop your "societal" app, for example to improve healthcare, and you can win up to €200,000 in prizes. Deadline to apply: 31 March. Read more
21/03/2014
Regulation(EU) No 283/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 on guidelines for trans-European networks in the area of telecommunications infrastructure and repealing Decision No 1336/97/EC. Read more
20/03/2014
The EU-funded digital preservation project PREFORMA is preparing a Call for Tenders addressing IT developers. The purpose is the creation of innovative tools for checking and repairing files to be ingested in digital archives, in particular their compliance with standards. An information day for interested suppliers is taking place on 4 April in Brussels. Read more
20/03/2014
The Commission Recommendation of 27 October 2011 on the digitisation and online accessibility of cultural material and digital preservation invites the Member States to inform the Commission every two years of action taken in response to it. Read more
20/03/2014
One of the biggest EU-funded initiatives, the Human Brain Project (HBP), just announced the beneficiaries of its €8.3 million competitive call for new partners. 32 organisations from 13 countries – Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Finland, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and the UK – will join the partnership. This represents a 40% increase in the number of partners in the HBP consortium. Read more
20/03/2014
As our population ages, the term "independent living" is used more and more to describe ways in which the elderly in particular are able to live autonomously and with dignity within their own homes. Today, Independent Living is increasingly driven by technology. Smart solutions including sensors and robots allow elderly people to feel secure and supported within their own homes while avoiding isolation or intrusive surveillance. Thanks to ICT, an increasing number of elderly people avoid the upheaval of moving into a formal, institutionalised care setting where they are reliant on carers to help them accomplish their every-day personal tasks. Read more
From 21/05/2014 to 22/05/2014
The organisers of this event in Barcelona are looking for innovative projects being developed in the healthcare sector. The best "Innovation Capsules" will participate in the "MIHealth Innovation Awards". Deadline to apply: 28 March. Read more
20/03/2014
The municipality of Vejen has been working with broadband infrastructure and access to broadband for a number of years. They have participated in projects and formed a strategy to ensure access to highspeed fibre connections in the entire municipality by 2012. They therefore entered into an agreement with two power companies, which provided the necessary infrastructure. Read more

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