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European Commission OISPG Open Innovation
In this issue - August 2016

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28 - 29 September 2016 - Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova 17, SK-819 01 Bratislava Slovakia
The Digital Assembly 2016: Putting the Digital Single Market at the heart of Europe
The Digital Assembly 2016 will gather more than 700 European high-level policy makers, business people, investors, and researchers for the largest conference on the Digital Single Market.
See also : The Digital Assembly 2016
The Digital Agenda 2016 banner
11 October 2016 - Centre Borschette, Room 1C, Froissartstraat 36, 1040, Etterbeek
Smart Regions in Smart Europe: Digital Innovation Hubs shaping the Digitisation of European Industry
This workshop is part of the OPEN DAYS – European Week of Regions and Cities, an annual event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs.
ENoLL and OISPG at 7th European Summit of Regions and Cities
Dr Tuija Hirvikoski advocated for a citizen-driven approach and open-minded collaborative mood in Bratislava last week. She recommended the Open Innovation 2.0 Yearbook 2016 to all participants at the Summit as it clearly showcases the good practices and real-world examples of OI2
Innovation policy review report
On 23rd June 2015, Robert Madelin was commissioned by the President of the European Commission to conduct an innovation policy review.
Robert Madelin explains the innovation policy report
Digitising the Industry - Internet of Things Connecting the Physical, Digital and Virtual Worlds
This book provides insights into the state of the art for research and innovation regarding the Internet of Things (IoT), while exposing you to the challenges and opportunities within the future IoT ecosystems. This is the 7th edition published by the European Research Cluster on the Internet of Things (IERC). For this edition the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) and the IoT European Platforms Initiative (IoT-EPI) also contributed offering an overview of the European IoT ecosystem landscape. The book was supported in the planning and preparation by the European Commission.
Contact : Dr Ovidiu Vermesan
Vote in the Innovation Radar Prize 2016 to shine a light on Europe's world-class innovators
The European Commission has launched a competition to identify Europe's top future innovators and their innovations. During the entire month of August, people will be able to vote for their favourite among 40 nominees who have been developing digital innovations through EU-funded projects.
innovation radar map
Helix Nebula The Science Cloud launches a EUR 5.3 million tender for a European hybrid cloud platform
In July 2016 Helix Nebula - The Science Cloud (HNSciCloud) launched a EUR 5.3 million tender for the establishment of a European hybrid cloud platform. The purpose of the platform is to support the deployment of high-performance computing and big-data capabilities for scientific research.
10 Breakthrough Technologies 2016
Which of today’s emerging technologies have a chance at solving a big problem and opening up new opportunities?
Point of view
An Introduction to “Purpose Engineering”
This essay explores the growing trend to discuss various aspects of purpose and looks into the discussion among academia and consultants about the excesses of market fundamentalism, which is “profit over purpose.”
Former providers of cheap labour transitioning into digital hubs
Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions, reflects on the potential of the Romanian city of Cluj-Napoca to become an Innovation City.
Open Innovation 2.0 Conference 2016 coverage
Ecosystems thinking to tackle societal challenges
The ecosystems thinking is instrumental for tackling the societal challenges we face while ensuring sustainable growth and jobs.
Amsterdam Innovation Camp 2016: outcome and way forward
The Amsterdam Innovation Camp 2016 took place from 20-22 May, preceeding the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference in Amsterdam (23-24 May 2016). Fifty people from 15 different countries came together for three days to address societal challenges brought to the Camp by the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the European Committee of the Regions, and the European Commission (DG Connect).
Contact : Innovation Camp Co-ordinator
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