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Digital privacy: EU-wide logo and “data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systems

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People using electronic travel passes, or buying clothes and supermarket items with RFID tags in the label, will know that smart chips are present thanks to the RFID sign.

BRAIN-FETs 2014: 1st Clustering Workshop on Future Emerging NeuroTechnologies

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This workshop aims at clustering a relatively small subset of the European FET community, particularly active on Brain inspired ICT, Neurotechnologies, novel materials, and computational approaches. It is a unique opportunity to learn about ongoing research and to critically contribute in designing next steps in FETs, successfully facing the many challenges that await.

Make 2014 the summer you learn how to code!

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In advance of EU Code Week, taking place across Europe 11-17 October 2014, here are a few ways you, your friends and family can learn how to code this summer.

My car drives, parks and charges itself for me

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Imagine you are rushing to catch a train but must first park your electric car inside the station garage. You lose precious time searching for a space, ideally one where you can charge your vehicle, which might cause you to miss the train. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just drop off the car in front of the station and let it do the rest? Soon it will be possible, thanks to V-CHARGE, an EU ICT research project. Successful tests took place at Stuttgart airport in April 2014.

A robot that grows like plant roots

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Scientists in Italy are working on creating robots that mimic the properties of plant roots, including the capacity for growth. They believe the potential future applications are not just the stuff of science-fiction.

ICT Proposers' Day 2014: Health Data & Modelling and ICT for Integrated Care

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Passionate about the future of health care? 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 to the Health Data & Modelling and ICT for Integrated Care Networking Sessions!

Promoting coding skills in Europe is part of the solution to youth unemployment

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European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes (Digital Agenda)and Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou (Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth) have sent a joint letter to EU Education Ministers urging them to encourage children to get involved in EU Code week. "Promoting coding skills in Europe is part of the solution to youth unemployment," they say.

Call for proposals - Fiber to the Home - FTTH 2014

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Pilot project – Connected for Health: Well-Being and Healthcare Solutions in Open Access FTTH Networks

Details: deadline for submitting applications 30/09/2014 as evidenced by postmark

Guide to evaluation to be uploaded in due time.

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