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Issue nr 04 02/2014
In this issue of net-it-be newsletter, you can read more about Europe’s 5G push, including the launch of the 5G-Public-Private Partnership, and about developments in our far-reaching international R&D cooperation with Latin America and Asia. You can catch up on EU efforts to stimulate cloud computing and international standards, as well as recent and upcoming events related to the Future Internet.
Full ‘stream’ ahead for home-grown 5G
Europe has launched a bold €700 million initiative to boost next-generation communications that will proudly bear the “made in Europe” label. This investment in fifth-generation (5G) internet and networks is being supported by Horizon 2020, the EU’s new Research and Innovation programme.
Out of the jungle and into the cloud
The European Commission and European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) have published a detailed mapping of the standards needed for cloud computing to prosper in Europe and beyond.
EU-Brazil ICT research cooperation gets results
Clever and cooperative sensors, cloud computing for biodiversity and diagnostics for better healthcare … these are just some of the success stories coming out EU-Brazil cooperation in ICT research.
Warm reception for SEP and EDF in Davos
Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for Digital Agenda, used the occasion of the recent World Economic Forum in Davos to announce two major EU initiatives: the Startup Europe Partnership (SEP) and the European Digital Forum (EDF.