Today, the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1,000,000 to Paris. The award, granted under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, recognises Paris for its inclusive innovation strategy. Tel Aviv and Tallinn were selected as runners-up, and were both awarded €100,000.
A fundamentally new concept for remote control of cellular functions by means of magnetic manipulation for treatment of neurodegenerative disorders will be introduced by the FET-Open project MAGNEURON.
The new Cross4Health project will promote and support innovative health solutions generated by Aerospace and Energy SMEs together with Health-related SMEs. More than 70 innovative project ideas will be selected and further supported.
i-PROGNOSIS is an EU-funded multiscope research project aiming to provide technology-based solutions against Parkinson’s. Their latest mobile app was presented at the 'eHealth Tallinn 2017' conference and offers opportunities for health professionals to detect subtle changes that neurologists cannot perceive in consultations.
Using Internet of Things (IoT), ActivAge aims to prolong and support the independent living of older adults, whilst responding to real needs of caregivers, service providers and public authorities. Have a look at the video to see how this works.
Thousands of people in major cities across the world are uniting for a 24-hour hackathon on 27 October to accelerate our ability to respond to climate change on a global scale.
Organised by EIT Climate-KIC, the EU’s initiative for climate innovation, Climathon brings together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them.
AIRTEC 2017 is the global B2B meeting and technology event for the aerospace supply chain. It will take place at the AeroExpoPark near Munich Airport (Germany) and will be structured aroud three main pillars: Congress, B2B meetings and Exhibition.
The main objective of this event is to promote the uptake of Horizon 2020 projects’ results in the field of ICT-enabled Open Government, both at policy and market level. It is also the occasion to foster peer learning and networking activities among developers of Govtech solutions, potential clients, support service providers and policy makers.