Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


euRobotics will launch -in collaboration with regions- an interactive EU Robotics competences map during the European Robotics Week. Read more
There are numerous opportunities available in the ICT-related parts of the Work Programmes 2014-2015 of Horizon 2020 for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) actions and Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) expertise. These are outlined in the note "How to go about RRI and SSH in ICT-related parts of H2020 WP14-15." Read more
Professor Michela Chiappalone is a neuroscientist at the Department of Neuroscience and Brain Technologies, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT). She is also the coordinator of the BRAIN BOW FET Open project aiming to connect in vitro neuronal assemblies to an artificial system for restoring the lost neuronal functionality. In this interview she tells us about her experience, as a researcher involved in a FET project. Read more
Can we crack the code used by neurons to encode and transmit information? Can we use our knowledge of the neural code to improve the communication between brain and machines? These are the questions that SI-CODE addresses, aiming to make a big leap forward in improving the understanding of the code used by neurons to transmit information with potential applications in innovative brain machine interfaces (BMIs). Read more
Centre Borschette in Brussels
The final workshop of the Manufacturing SErvice Ecosystem project (MSEE) will introduce breakthrough outcomes, lessons learnt, best practices and recommendations by MSEE in the journey towards a fully servitised manufacturing industry. Read more
The workshop brings together for the first time in Europe national spectrum regulators, industry and research to discuss spectrum challenges for 5G, usage aspects as well as technical and regulatory needs for 5G spectrum. The event live-stream starts at 9h45 on 13 November 2014 and the recording will be available in the following days. Read more
From 05/05/2015 to 08/05/2015
Lilongwe, Malawi
IST-Africa 2015 will bring together senior representatives from leading commercial, government and research organisations from Africa and Europe, to bridge the Digital Divide by sharing knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and good practice and discussing policy related issues. The event is part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of the 7th Framework Programme. Read more
The UN High Commissioner on Human Rights calls attention to "the disturbing lack of governmental transparency associated with surveillance policies, laws and practices, which hinders any effort to assess their coherence with international human rights law and to ensure accountability”. Read more
MobiCloud is an EU funded project to develop a new generation cloud-based mobile application platform for industry. MobiCloud encourages startups and university students to challenge the problems faced by the construction industry and take part in this mobile app competition, which has already attracted submissions from 8 countries. Read more
This year's Nobel Prize laureate Prof. E. Moser is leading the FET GRIDMAP project which aims to better understand the processes used by the mammalian brain to generate and read spatial information. Prof. E. Moser is joining the prestigious list of 9 Nobel Prize laureates that chose the FET programme to collaborate with the best scientists in Europe on ambitious scientific endeavours. Read more