Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


Permanent Representation of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia to the European Union, 47 Rue Montoyer, 1000 Brussels
The conference will look into the issues of open innovation and digital education in European schools. Discussion will focus on the alignment between policy and practice to support the implementation of action 68 of the Digital Agenda for Europe as it was realised within the Open Discovery Space flagship project. Read more
From 01/04/2015 to 02/06/2015
The objective of Joint Programming Initiative “More Years, Better Lives” is the better coordination of national, European and Canadian R&D programmes and activities relevant to Demographic Change (ageing societies) in order to address the most urgent and demanding challenges. The objective of this call is to support innovative and interdisciplinary research into the drivers to, and constraints on, extending working life. Research is expected to cross the traditional boundaries of Government departments and occupational sectors and to examine the implications of extending working life for older workers (50+), new labour markets, health, wellbeing and intergenerational equity. Read more
A growing revolution in long term health care is opening up new opportunities for social entrepreneurs, innovative tech startups and early stage businesses to take advantage of an emerging market, currently worth over £20 billion to the UK economy and estimated to rise to £30.5 billion by 2020. Read more
From 11/11/2015 to 13/11/2015
Athens, Greece
The European Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI) is the prime venue for research on Ambient Intelligence with an international and interdisciplinary character. It brings together researchers from the fields of science, engineering, and design working towards the vision of Ambient Intelligence which represents a future where we shall be surrounded by invisible technological means, sensitive and responsive to people and their behavior, deliver advanced functions, services and experiences. Read more
A key step in the implementation of the Joint Programming Initiative "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (JPI HDHL) Strategic Research Agenda" is a Joint Action in the area of malnutrition in the elderly and its effective management. The Joint Action includes the development of a Knowledge Hub on Malnutrition in the Elderly. On the 15th of April 2015 the JPI HDHL launched a call for Expressions of Interest in participating in the Knowledge Hub. Read more
The European Commission would like to thank the many candidates eager to showcase their best results and impact linked to the EU ICT Research & Innovation who submitted a proposal for the ICT 2015 Exhibition! Read more
The Gateone project is dedicated to support European SMEs to benefit from this market opportunity in selecting the right technologies to adapt and adopt. The gateone project is offering to European SMEs a free evaluation program of demonstrators developed by leading European research centers. On the 28th of April at 1:00 PM CEST, Gateone will hold its first webinar. Invited key speakers will share with participants their expertise in key success factors to develop business including market opportunities, product development approach, state of the art technologies, and accessible funding. Read more
This study describes and evaluates the economic impacts of opening up public sector information, in particular lowering charges that can be asked for such information, looking at the specific example of the UK Trading Funds. This study provided important input for the revision of Directive 2003/98/EC. Read more
Flexible, waterproof electrical yarn is being woven into bed linen, with the aim of using it in hospitals to alert staff of the need to move a patient or change the sheets. Read more
Great news to be shared with the occasion of the World Malaria Day! The new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by EU Funded project named DiscoGnosis can diagnose malaria and also other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives. Read more