Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


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
A German study found that the telemedical care programme of AOK Nordost (a public health insurer in Berlin) increased the probability of survival of heart patients by up to 70 per cent during the first two years after the start of their participation. Read more
Brussels, Belgium
The FP7 project ABC4Trust presents its results and research outcomes concerning the federation and interchangeability of technologies supporting trustworthy and privacy-preserving Attribute-based Credentials (Privacy-ABCs). Read more
Invitation to market participants to submit observations regarding the Commission's serious doubts letter under Article 7a of Directive 2002/21/EC. Case DE/2014/1660: Wholesale voice all termination on individual public telephone networks provided at a fixed location in Germany - remedies. Read more
Amputee feels in real time with bionic hand. Read more
From 27/05/2015 to 29/05/2015
Madrid, Spain
The Medical Informatics Europe (MIE) event is inviting contributions in the form of papers, posters (classical and digital), workshops organized by EFMI Workgroups, panels and special events: EU Projects, Young researchers, Village of the Future (innovations). Read more
Data sharing tools developed by an EU project are helping scientists worldwide understand more about the planet’s millions of species. Read more