EIT Digital today opened an innovation hub in Madrid to strengthen development of digital innovation in Spain.
Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport and Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, Spanish Minister for Education, Culture, and Sport, attended the opening and welcomed the closer integration of the Spanish innovation ecosystem into the European market through the new EIT Digital Node. Read more
The energy industry is undergoing a tremendous transformation with the decentralisation of energy production and the emergence of new business models. In this context, open innovation, a concept coined by Professor Henry Chesbrough at UC Berkeley, has quickly grown from academic theory to common practice within the industry.
Pr. Willem Jonker, CEO of EIT Digital, yesterday signed an agreement with representatives of the French government to set up a joint doctoral program that combines France’s industrial doctoral scheme (called CIFRE) with additional innovation and entrepreneurship training offered by EIT Digital.
The European Commission will further simplify participation in Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation programme. New funding rules will reduce administrative costs to participants and help prevent accounting errors. Read more
Researchers working on EU-funded research and innovation projects will receive at least as much salary as they would get if they were working on national projects, and will be eligible for an additional bonus of up to €8000 per year. Read more
Launched early February, the FET Youtube playlist already counts 40 videos showing the key achievements of projects funded under the the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) programme of the European Union. Read more
The RECALL project funded under the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) programme has been exploring ways of using technology to augment human memory, for instance by feeding data from purpose-built personal memory banks onto screens and other interfaces to replay and remind people of key information from events in the recent or distant past. Read more
The grid computing resources provided by the European Grid Infrastructure federation (EGI) are used by scientists and researchers across Europe and beyond. Discover a collection of the best research case studies showing how grid computing is helping their work. Read more
After three years of activities, the Flagship instrument, and its implementation through the two Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagships, namely Graphene and the Human Brain Project, has been evaluated by a panel of high-level experts. Read more