Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Project news and results

It sounds implausible, but European researchers are deadly serious about their aim to create reliable, low-energy microchips from what have traditionally been viewed as ‘unreliable’ components. The skill is to correct the errors to turn low-powered parts into efficient, reliable and, above-all, fault-tolerant chips. They propose to use nano-scale integration to build these next-generation chips. Read more
2014 marks 2 000 years since the death of Augustus, founder of the Roman Empire. A unique new exhibition is using the anniversary to showcase Europe’s very latest in virtual museum technology. Read more
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
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
It is where we all came from and it is vital to our future, but the earth’s oceans, seas and waterways remain a mystery to us – a final frontier. The Sunrise project is at the forefront of a revolution in communications, creating an underwater ‘internet of things’, that will mobilise robots to work in groups, interacting together and passing back information to us on life underwater. Read more
An EU project has developed robots that can fly into places too dangerous for humans and work independently on a large range of tasks. Read more
The €5 billion public-private partnership ECSEL was launched on 30 June, on the occasion of an important event in Brussels. ECSEL is the core of the Electronics Strategy for Europe to mobilise €100 billion in private investments and create 250,000 jobs in Europe by 2020. Read more
The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has announced today the finalists for the Digital Preservation Awards 2014. Read more
The e-CODEX project has been invited to hold a breakout session at “Digital Justice Now" organised by the Scottish Government on the 20 August 2014. The aim was to raise awareness of public administrations and legal communities on existing opportunities for cross border e-Justice initiatives. Read more
World eID Congress, Marseille, France
The meeting will provide an overview of the latest findings of the project and will showcase demos of the STORK 2.0 pilots (eLearning and Academic Qualifications, eBanking, Public Services for Business and eHealth), activated soon. Read more