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Last update: 16 September 2014
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Workshop on Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things

18 September 2014, Split, Croatia

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The Internet of Things (IoT) can be seen as the next evolutionary step in the Internet life-cycle, with already more than 10 billion connected devices in 2013. We are witnessing the emergence of open-source solutions targeting the IoT and cloud integration which can further drive innovation and provision of utility-driven IoT services.

This workshop aims at bringing together researchers and practitioners from industry, academia, and standardisation bodies, to showcase their practical work, exchange ideas and experiences, discuss novel solutions and future development. Workshop participants will also find common ground for collaboration in the area of interoperability for the Internet of Things.


NFC World Congress

22-24 September 2014, Marseille, France

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Now in its fourth edition, NFC World Congress will dedicate itself to advance innovation in the mobile proximity business, NFC-based or not. One strong focus of the conference will be on the services from verticals that will boost customer's adoption. Solutions providers across industries are becoming key drivers of the market, besides the technology providers and enablers. NFC World Congress invites all the mobile proximity stakeholders to share their insights and expertise showing successful services, innovation & business: from start-ups to leading IT/mobile players, including all the vertical implementers leveraging these new technologies.


The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

22-24 September 2014, Lodz, Poland

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The conference aims to enable researchers to build connections between different digital applications. The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.


European Society for Translational Medicine & Global Network Conference on Translational Medicine

22-25 September 2014, Vienna, Austria

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The 2nd Annual Congress of the European Society for Translational Medicine & Global Network Conference on Translational Medicine (EUSTM-2014) unites world leaders and experts from industry, academia, research institutions, service providers, SMEs, regulatory agencies, policy makers, and governments to discuss translational approaches and tools designed to accelerate research and develop novel diagnostics and therapeutics thereby reducing high cost budgets and attrition rates.

Moreover, EUSTM Expert Panels will discuss and showcase latest developments in specific areas of disease modeling, biomarkers, orphan/rare diseases, clinical epidemiology, novel diagnostics, public health, data management, omics applications and vaccine research. SPECIAL FEATURES: • High Profile Speakers and Panelists including FDA, EMA & NASA • Global Stakeholders and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) • Scientific Sessions • Panel Discussions • Featured Symposium - Bexsero (Novartis Vaccines) • New Horizon in Translational Medicine (NHTM) Journal Inauguration Ceremony • Posters Session


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Events earlier this year

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Webinar on the new Participant Portal for H2020

24 June 2014, Online

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The Participant Portal, the central web platform for EU research and innovation funding, is improving its user-friendliness and functions for H2020. You can learn more at the webinar on 24 June.

All the grant-related online exchanges of EU research and innovation funding are managed on the Participant Portal. To make the system as user-friendly as possible, the Commission seeks continuous advice from actual users.  The next meeting of an external user group is planned for the afternoon of 24 June in Brussels. To allow maximum participation and input from a wide audience, this meeting will be webcast with a live stream. Additionally, a web forum will be used where interested parties can post questions and comments, either directly during the meeting or afterwards.

To prevent spamming from robots, you will need the following password to access the web forum: forum

The video link will only start working on June 24 at 14.00 Brussels time (GMT+1). It will allow you to watch the meeting in real time. The recording of the meeting will be available shortly after at the same address.

A draft agenda is available at the web forum site.


18th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2014)

23-24 June 2014, Berlin, Germany

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The topic of the AMAA 2014 will be “Smart Systems for Safe, Clean and Automated Vehicles”. Leading engineers and scholars from all around the world are cordially invited to participate in the dialogue and submit proposals for papers addressing ongoing research and novel developments in this field. A special attention will be given to topics covered in public funding programs like the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP.

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EUSEW 2014 EDE: Pilot Scheme 1 (PS-1)

23 June 2014, Tervuren (near Brussels) Belgium

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The EUSEW 2014 Energy Day Event on Pilot Scheme 1 (PS-1) - achieving and sustaining city society well-being and quality of life with smart cities. How to integrate the bubbles together? - shall explore the complexities of interdisciplinary integration.


Conference "Social Inequalities in Europe"

20 June 2014, Athens, Greece

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In the frame of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Directorate General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission together with the General Secretariat for Research and Technology/Greece are co-organizing an event on «Social inequalities in Europe» to be held on Friday, 20 June 2014 in the Auditorium of the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Social inequalities have increased through the current economic crisis and they pose a considerable threat to social cohesion. Rising unemployment, particularly affecting the young generation, unequal access to education and health care, increasing poverty are some of the elements, among others, that will have far-reaching consequences on society wellbeing. The phenomenon of inequalities also raises tough questions on how our political systems at national and European level are able to reduce inequalities and improve social cohesion according to a European Social Model. Several research projects, funded under the Social Sciences and Humanities theme of the 7th Framework Programme have deepened this analysis highlighting the need for further debate and policies tackling the roots of inequalities.

The conference "Social Inequalities in Europe" presenting and building on evidence, findings and conclusions provided by these projects, will also debate on the social and political implications of rising inequalities opening the path towards new research and policy scenarios.

In particular, presentations will elaborate on inequalities in the following sectors (see also programme):

 

  • Employment, income, wealth
  • Health care
  • Education
  • Life satisfaction
  • Gender
  • Children’s rights

 

Representatives from the political leadership of the country, the European Commission and members of the European academic community will address the social inequalities issue. All sessions (in English language) are open for interested parties coming from the Greek academic and research community, political organizations and NGO’s that are facing the challenges of social inequalities on a daily basis.


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