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Last update: 15 September 2014
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International Create Challenge 2014 - Turn your idea into a startup!

26 August - 16 September 2014, Martigny, Switzerland

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The International Create Challenge is a free of charge, 3-week immersive super accelerator programme that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to drive their projects to a Minimum Viable Product. It is a unique programme combining state-of-art technologies and cutting edge research, mentors-lead coaching, micro-seed investment and a star prize of more than CHF 100’000.- .


MOWE-IT Regional Conference

4-16 September 2014, LONDON, BERLIN, THESSALONIKI

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To celebrate the end of a successful project after two years of running, MOWE-IT team will present its final findings and recommendations in a series of three Regional Conferences, open to all stakeholders in the field of transport, logistics, risk management and safety, and attended by high-level business and academic experts.

Depending on the location, the conferences will focus on different transport modes at the time:

•4-5 September, London, UK. Specific research areas: Rail and Waterborne transport – Agenda – Regional Conference London

•8 – 9 September, Berlin, Germany. Specific research areas: Bulk transport, Road and Aviation – - Agenda – Regional Conference Berlin

•15-16 September, Thessaloniki, Greece. Specific research areas: Road, Aviation and Waterborne transport – Agenda – Regional Conference Thessaloniki

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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.


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Events earlier this year

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Seminar on Open Scholarship

6 June 2014, Brussels

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The League of European Research Universities (LERU) will hold a Seminar on Open Scholarship with the participation of relevant policymakers and other stakeholders.

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"Enhancing Knowledge for Renewed Policies against Poverty" FP7 NOPOOR project conference

6 June 2014, Dakar, Senegal

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The FP7 NOPOOR project "Enhancing Knowledge for Renewed Policies against Poverty" organised last 6th of June in Dakar, Senegal, a policy conference aimed to link research findings to policy making. Researchers, policy makers and civil society representatives have worked together in order to discuss new measures to fight against poverty.

As a result of interaction with UNESCO MOST (Management of Social Transformations) programme, concrete collaboration links have been established in order for NOPOOR researchers to participate in MOST's interministerial meetings.

 The presentations delivered and press releases are available at www.nopoor.eu

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International Conference on Collaboration in Space Technologies (ICCST)

5-6 June 2014, Riga, Latvia

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The International Conference on Collaboration in Space Technologies (ICCST) is the first Baltics, Nordics and Central European conference event in Latvia focused on identifying and developing key partnerships in Space technologies.

This first event in future series of the conference will focus on identifying key partnerships with the African continent in space technology capabilities building and related education and training. Industry, research base, official representatives from international governments and networking organizations as well as political decision makers are invited to attend the conference. The conference will provide excellent opportunities for networking and individual B2B matchmaking sessions, as well as exhibition of products and services provided by the participants of the conference. ICCST is a pioneering event to fast-track collaboration among companies from Baltics, Nordic and Central Europe with the African continent in space technologies.

 

 


Building inclusive welfare systems - A dialogue between research and practice

5 June 2014, Brussels

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All over Europe, formerly ‘passive’ social protection systems are undergoing substantial reform. Under the policy agendas of activation and more recently, social investment, welfare states are seeking to simultaneously increase the labour market participation of formerly excluded groups (such as women, youth, elderly people and migrants) and the efficiency of employment services. In order to achieve these goals, policy-makers have not only introduced programmatic policy changes (such as curtailing the duration or eligibility of/for benefits) but also changes to the governance systems through which social policies are administered. Especially the local governance level has come to play an important role under ‘new welfare’ because it is here where employment incentives and measures can be tailored most effectively to individual client cases as well as regional labour market characteristics.

In June 2014, four international research projects funded by the European Commission under the call “Local welfare systems favouring social cohesion” – COPE, FLOWS, LOCALISE and WILCO – presented their policy-relevant findings to an audience of policy-makers, researchers, and interested others in Brussels. The aim of the conference was to fuel a constructive dialogue between practitioners and researchers.

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