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20/06/2014
In 30 years’ time, there will be 150 million older people living in the EU. Where will you live? What kind of shape will you be in? Will you still be healthy and independent? Society is ageing. But making sure our golden years are happier and healthier is not just down to the individual, it’s also down to the whole society, public and private sectors together. Improving the quality of life of older people is a priority for the European Commission. Read more
27/05/2014
Find out more about Horizon 2020 in this three minute animation clip which will give you a general overview of the programme specifics. Read more
27/05/2014
This short video animation will guide you through the first steps you will need to take to apply to Horizon 2020. Read more
28/03/2014
You may have heard of the bioeconomy and wondered what it is all about. Discover it now! Read more
13/02/2014
In this video Paul Timmers (Director of Sustainable and Secure Society in DG Connect) speaks about the funding opportunities in ICT for societal challenges in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme. This is the first video of a series of 7 each one explaining more in detail the funding opportunities for different societal challenges. Read more
13/02/2014
Open Government, engagement of young people, open participation, emerging technologies in the public sector, innovative mobile eGovernment, privacy, cloud of public services...

What is our vision of the societal challenge around Public Services? Which are the funding opportunities for these topics in the recently launched Horizon 2020 framework programme?

Mechthild Rohen, Head of the Public Services Unit in DG CONNECT speaks about this. Enjoy this short video.

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17/03/2014
Need ICT4EE funding? Watch this video! Read more
12/03/2014
Mercè Griera i Fisa, from the European Commission's DG Connect, speaks about funding opportunities for ICT for Transport in Horizon 2020. Read more
19/11/2013

The goal of the Human Brain Project is to build a completely new information computing technology infrastructure for neuroscience and for brain-related research in medicine and computing, catalysing a global collaborative effort to understand the human brain and its diseases and ultimately to emulate its computational capabilities.

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