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09/10/2014
Interested in Open Disruptive Innovation? Looking to find out more about Horizon 2020 funding, network with potential partners and discuss ideas? Come to Florence for ICT Proposers' day 2014 and sign up the ODI Session! Read more
18/09/2014
The European Commission is committing €90 million to Open and Disruptive Innovation over the next 12 months. A new tool to help doctors communicate with non-responsive patients; a cloud-based irrigation controller to improve water efficiency on farms by up to 30%; an "electronic nose" to better determine how fresh your food is - these are a few of the 30 tech SMEs and start-ups to receive EU funding. Read more
18/09/2014
While electric cars are on the rise, many drivers are still concerned about running out of juice. Six partners from Germany, France, Austria and Spain have cut the consumption of electric vehicles with a new intelligent energy management and recovery system. The OpEneR team developed new functions and connected better the components and systems, allowing the driver to receive braking tips based on traffic flows and advice on the best route to limit energy use. Up to 30% of energy can be saved without losing much time on the way. The new solutions will be progressively commercialised and integrated into production of new models, making electric cars even greener. Read more
18/09/2014
By facilitating communication and simple interactions, web Startups are creating exciting new opportunities in a range of different fields. With Wisergo, an online marketplace for customised travel packages, finding a truly authentic experience abroad has never been easier. Read more
18/09/2014
Most foot and leg ulcers are caused by diabetes and vascular problems but an important number of them are also due to other diseases (e.g. kidney disease, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure). More than 10 million people in Europe suffer from chronic wounds, a number which is expected to grow due to the aging of the population. Read more
From 15/10/2014 to 14/04/2015
A call featuring two important topics, representing more than €100 million EU investment, will open on 15 October. Read more
17/09/2014
30 projects were selected to receive funding under the SME Instrument - Open Disruptive Innovation (ODI) theme following the first cut-off date of Phase 1 Read more
17/09/2014
Today the European Commission launched the FIWARE Accelerator Programme. €80 million will be awarded to SMEs, Startups and web-entrepreneurs using FIWARE Technologies. The FIWARE Accelerator is a network of European organisations which has already launched first calls for proposals earlier this month. The remaining calls will be presented in Munich on 17th & 18th September on the occasion of the European Conference on Future Internet. Read more
16/09/2014
Amongst the many people with various different skills, it’s not always easy for companies to find exactly the person they are looking for. Slovakian Startup Inhiro comes to the rescue with its innovative HR tool. Read more
From 06/10/2014 to 07/10/2014
Lisbon, Portugal
The conference brings together actors from the world of science, industry and society and aims to take stock of European achievements in science over the past 10 years. The conference will be opened by José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission Read more

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