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27/05/2015
The European Summit of Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing took place in Brussels on March 9 and 10. Over 1400 visitors swamped the Brussels Square meeting centre, took part in over 32 sessions, workshops, sandpits and the Pioneer Village with its 20 exhibition booths. More than 20 start-ups presented themselves in the speakers' corner. Exhibitors and participants blogged and tweeted. Businesses found customers, researchers met with consumers, patients with service-providers and visitors had encounters with robots. The summit attracted new categories of partners: investors, including social investors, but also representatives of the construction and tourism sector as well as designers joined the event to seize the European potential of the Silver Economy. Read more
26/05/2015
Following its concerns regarding RRT's proposed analysis of the wholesale market for fixed call termination in Lithuania, the European Commission has launched a Phase II investigation in order to further assess the appropriateness of the proposed market definition (which does not seem to be defined in accordance with EU telecom rules and competition law principles), as well as the proposed price control regulation (which does not seem to be set at a cost level reflecting the costs of an efficient operator). Read more
26/05/2015
50 civil society groups create a new network to protect citizens', workers' and consumers' rights. Read more
22/05/2015
The Alliance of Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) Board approves the guidelines on the operational functioning of the Alliance and welcomes its new members. Read more
22/05/2015
Wearable technology is surging in popularity, now it’s time to let doctors access this data, according to Professor Tim Lobstein, director of policy at the World Obesity Federation and one of the experts of the EU-funded DAPHNE project. Read more
22/05/2015
Giving citizens a greater role in science can deliver the vision of "science for the people, by the people" for Europe. Read more
22/05/2015
"Digital health needs to reach out to citizens and empower them, not to expect citizens to make the leap on their own", according to Pēteris Zilgalvis and Terje Peetso (European Commission, DG Connect). Read more
20/05/2015
The Better Regulation Agenda outlines measures to deliver better results for citizens and businesses, through an inclusive, vivid and dynamic policy-cycle. Read more
20/05/2015
The theme of this year’s award “Solving the World’s Major Challenges – a call for innovations” targets projects, research projects and political strategies from the cultural and creative sector which offer innovative approaches for difficult global problems with special, but not exclusive, attention given to digital innovations. Read more
19/05/2015
The Human Brain Project (HBP) calls for new partners from the systems and cognitive neuroscience community; its integration in the next phase is crucial for the progress of the project and essential for finalising the Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) and unlocking the H2020 funding of the Flagship. Read more

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