Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


European researchers have been awarded over €2.9 Million to create new tools to predict how Parkinson's disease develops. This would revolutionise treatment and care for people living with the condition. Read more
The EU-funded SmartCare project aims to define a common set of standard functional specifications for an open ICT platform enabling the delivery of integrated care to older European citizens. A total of 24 regions and their key stakeholders will define a comprehensive set of integration building blocks around the challenges of data-sharing, coordination and communication. Ten regions, among them Friuli Venezia Giulia in Italy, will then pilot integrated health & social services to combat a range of threats to independent living commonly faced by older people while the other will prepare for early adoption. Read more
Trento, Barcelona, Copenhagen
Through pre-commercial procurement, the FP7 NYMPHA project aims to identify new care models for patients with mood disorders, such as bipolar disorder or depression. Currently the project is looking for potential partners and has organised a market consultation day. Read more
DALI is an EU funded project that is developing a device, the 'c-Walker', to help older people to maintain their out-of-home mobility. In this interview Dr Wilkinson discusses investigating shared space interaction to steer the design of an intelligent mobility aid for older people Read more
From 28/04/2014 to 17/04/2014
The AAL Association organized this info day on 16 April to inform interested parties about the next call topic of the AAL Joint Programme: “Care for the future”. The video of the event along with presentation material are now available online. The topic of this call is explained as well as the procedures for applying and for searching a partner. Read more
This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR. Only the candidates invited by the contracting authority to participate in the procedure for awarding this low value contract will be admissible. Purpose of this call for tenders: The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a framework contract in cascade of a maximum value of EUR 60.000 € The purpose of this call for tenders is to deliver in DG CONNECT a series of trainings on telecommunication networks and technologies for a period of four years in accordance with description of the services required included in the annex attached in the link. Read more
Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission is organising a Workshop on education, training and skills for the electronic/photonic components and smart/embedded systems to take stock of what was achieved through EC funded projects and to define concrete recommendations for future implementation. Read more
Regulation (EU) No 1304/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 on the European Social Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1081/2006. Read more
Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006. Read more