Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Benchmark Study for Large Scale Pilots in the area of Internet of Things

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The study identifies and benchmarks possible use cases for future Large-Scale Pilots (LSPs) in the domain of the Internet of Things (IoT) to be included in the next Horizon 2020 work programme.

Call for ICT 2015 networking sessions closed on 11/5/2015

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The call for ICT 2015 networking sessions closed on 11/05/2015. The organisers would like to thank all the participants who submitted a proposal, encouraging this way interactions and debates between ICT 2015 attendants!

From text to virtual world: the MUSE FET Open project

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Some readers would tell you that the best texts or books are those which can provide the most immersive experience. The MUSE project is taking this idea to a whole other level by developing a translation system capable of converting texts into 3D virtual worlds.

Fifth Community of Practice (CoP) meeting

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Chaired by Robert Madelin, Director General of DG Connect at the European Commission, the CoP will meet for the 5th time to discuss experiences and the future of self- and co-regulation (SR/CR) in the EU.

Data for policy - challenges, opportunities and good examples. Call for comments

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The state-of-the-art report on 'Big data and other innovative data technologies for evidence-informed policy-making' by Technopolis, OII and CEPS is now open to an online peer-review. Comments on the analysis, but also proposals for new examples of innovative use of data in government are welcomed until 29th May.

Graphene Workshop in European Parliament

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"From Nobel Prize to technology, innovation and industrial competitiveness" What is so special about graphene and other 2D materials? Will the Graphene Flagship allow Europe to take the driving seat in these technologies, and turn them into growth and jobs? A Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) workshop in the European Parliament is going to explore such questions.

"Research In the Cloud" Software Carpentry Workshop

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Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This hands-on workshop extends the typical curriculum of task automation, modular programming, and version control, with additional modules on cloud computing, including deployment, configuration, and management of virtual machines.

Improved mobility and faster recovery for stroke patients

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A person who has suffered a stroke very often faces a long rehabilitation. Under the EU Research and Innovation programme Horizon H2020, the RETRAINER project will use robot-based technologies to speed up the rehabilitation and allow the users to use their own arm and hand as much and as soon as possible after the trauma so to achieve the best outcomes in the rehabilitation.

The annual LINQ conference: The need for change in learning - openness as default? #LINQ2015

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This year the scope of the International LINQ Conference is the modernization and improvement of learning, education and training through the focus on Learning Innovations and Learning Quality. The EU supported Projects "Tell Us", "Inspiring Science" and "Open Discovery Space" are playing key role in this event.

The role of European Structural and Investment Funds in financing cloud computing projects - SMART 2015/0014

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The main objective of the study is to assess the role of European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) and provide guidance on how to accelerate the development of cloud computing infrastructures and services based in Europe using ESIF.