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02/10/2014
The European Commission is piloting the potential of a Cloud of public services for the development and the delivery of more flexible public services by combining building blocks and allowing service sharing between public and private providers. Discover in this brochure which projects have been and are funded in this domain. Read more
02/10/2014
Boosting your activity levels and doing strength and balance exercises significantly reduces your risk of fractures and falls if you are over 60, according to experts of the ProFouND project - the Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination, a European Commission-funded network aiming to provide the best falls prevention advice to help prevent falls among older people across Europe. Read more
02/10/2014
The European Commission today publishes two reports to coincide with an international conference that is part of the Italian Presidency of the EU, urging cultural institutions in Europe put more cultural heritage online with government support Read more
01/10/2014
RoboLaw project coordinator Prof. Erica Palmerini and RoboLaw researcher Dr. Andrea Bertolini of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in Pisa, Italy, have been invited to present a paper on the main findings of the RoboLaw project (Regulating Emerging Robotic Technologies in Europe: Robotics facing Law and Ethics) at the workshop 'Upcoming issues of EU law', organised by the JURI Committee of the European Parliament. The conclusions of the project have been also profiled in a recent article of the Economist. Read more
From 01/10/2014 to 15/10/2014
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for the delivery of a two-day training on "Pricing, price control and costing methods" with maximum value of EUR 15.000 €. Read more
01/10/2014
In May 2014, FET launched a consultation to identify promising and potentially game-changing directions for future research in any technological domain. Nearly 500 contributions have been received, suggesting new topics, or further refining previously identified topics.
This first analysis provides an overview of the material received, with short description of the ideas (as stated by their respective authors) and putting them in context of some others. Read more
01/10/2014
CloudOpting is a three-year pilot action partially funded by the European Union ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) under the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP), which runs from March 2014 through March 2017. The project is aimed at the development of a novel approach to bring public services to the cloud. Discover their activities through this first newsletter! Read more
From 30/09/2014 to 30/11/2014
The HAPPI project is financed by the European Commission and aims at detecting innovative solutions which address the needs of an ageing society in order to disseminate them in hospitals and nursing homes accross Europe. Read more
01/10/2014
The EU is making good progress towards better, more robust Service Level Agreements (SLA) – a prerequisite to the legal certainty needed to boost cloud computing. Read more
01/10/2014
Digital Economy Ministers and representatives of ministries, the UfM Secretariat, telecoms regulators, development banks and EU institutions today pledged closer cooperation to reap the benefits of the digital economy for Euro-Mediterranean citizens, consumers and businesses. Read more

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