Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

ICT Proposers' Day 2014: 5G PPP and Network Prizes

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Do want to know more about 5G network and funding opportunities? Then register now for ICT Proposers' Day 2014 to find out more information, discuss your ideas and meet potential partners!

Remote monitoring with mHealth can reduce healthcare costs

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Recent studies (1) have concluded that remote health monitoring (RHM) has the potential to systematically reduce the growing cost burden of chronic diseases such as diabetes.

European Commission position for Internet Governance Forum 2014

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The 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 2-5 September. This UN-initiated body is a multi-stakeholder, non-decision making forum of global importance for forward-looking discussions on Internet issues. Ministers and Internet leaders, including Neelie Kroes, will discuss the theme "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance".

Freedom of expression is no laughing matter

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Media Freedom in the Internet Age, Istanbul Bilgi University, 2 September 2014

Avoiding lock-in when building open ICT systems: How to make better use of standards in public procurement?

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Professor Björn Lundell from University of Skövde, Sweden, will host a webinar on Tuesday 9 September from 2.30-3.30pm explaining how to avoid lock-in through the correct use of standards in public procurement.

Workshop on the eHealth Inducement Prize (€1 Million)

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In the framework of Horizon 2020, a few inducement prizes will be launched. One of them is the eHealth prize of one Million euros, stimulating the development of a food scanner. At the ICT Proposers' Day 2014 in Florence, DG Connect will host a workshop on this topic.

Webinar on the use of e-Documents in public administrations

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Public administrations increasingly rely on electronic documents as an essential element in the digitisation of their administrative processes. In this Webinar ISA will present the findings of two studies conducted in the context of Action 2.15 of the ISA (Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations) Programme on e-Documents.

EU-funded project MiWaveS to help develop next 5G networks

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A consortium of 15 leading telecommunications operators, vendors, research centres and academic institutions have launched MiWaveS (Millimeter-Wave Small Cell Access and Backhauling). This EU-funded project will develop millimeter-wave (mmW) key radio technologies to enable better data transmissions to the future 5G networks users.

Survey on Future Internet Research and Experimentation (FIRE) in H2020 Work Programme 2016-'17

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The aim of this survey is to obtain views and contributions from a broad constituency with interest into the Future Internet Research and Experimentation Initiative (FIRE) and more specifically to identify the direction FIRE should take in the next Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-'17