Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The list of questions/answers below has been compiled on the basis of actual questions asked during some events and questions received by Unit "Complex Systems and Advanced Computing" since the launch of H2020. Read more
From 24/11/2014 to 25/11/2014
Brussels, Belgium
The mission of the NIS Platform is to identify good cybersecurity practices across the value chain and create the favourable market conditions for the development and adoption of secure ICT solutions. Read more
Now in its 18th year, the Responsible Business Awards, which are free to enter, shine a spotlight on businesses that are creating a fairer society and a more sustainable future through their activities and programmes. The awards are open to businesses of all sizes – from SMEs to multi-national companies and across all sectors. Read more
The challenge is teaching a computer to perform creative writing, to imagine. This is a complex task that researchers at the "What If Machine" (WHIM) project, a venture involving teams from Spanish, British, Slovenian and Irish universities, are trying to figure out. WHIM members Teresa Llano, of the team at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Tony Veale, at the team at the University of Dublin, contribute to this article addressing the current "state of the arts" in this field, providing surprising performance examples. Read more
During a live demonstration in Boston (US), experts from the Trillium Bridge project proved that it is technically feasible to exchange Electronic Health Record (EHR) data between the European Union and the United States. This means that in theory it is possible for a local treating physician, provided the patient has given his or her consent, to request and access an EHR patient summary from the patient's provider across the Atlantic. Read more
At the 6th meeting of the eHealth Network, guidelines on electronic prescriptions for the purpose of interoperability between Member States were adopted. Read more
Centre de Conference Albert Borschette, Brussels, Belgium
Are you interested in Big data research? Do you want to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding, network with potential partners and discuss ideas? Come to H2020's ICT-16 'Big data – research' Information and Networking day and use the opportunity to network with others and possibly find new partners. Read more
A total of 308 European eHealth SMEs and startups were attracted by the Future Internet CHallenge eHealth (FICHe) accelerator, co-funded by the EU. Top three countries are Spain (68 applications), Finland (60 applications), and Netherlands (48 applications). Each of the applicants has the chance to receive up to €217.000 in funding to speed up their process to go from idea to market. Read more
The first EU Workshop on Spectrum Planning for 5G was organised by the European Commission (EC), as a joint initiative of the ‘Network Technologies’ (E1) and ‘Spectrum’ (B4) units of DG CONNECT (Communications Networks, Content & Technology). This event was held in Brussels on 13 November 2014. Read more
From 18/11/2014 to 20/11/2014
FIWARE will be present at Smart City Expo World congress with a rather innovative design illustrating the connection between FIWARE and innovation. Read more