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The start of 2015 has seen CITyFiED sign up to a group of fellow Smart City projects under the name MySmartCityDistrict (MSCD). Three other projects all aimed at moving us towards a sustainable urban future make up the group that was set up during the course of last year. These fellow projects are EU-GUGLE, R2CITIES, and ZenN. [read more]
The European Commission seeks inputs for the future shaping of the health related research and innovation activities and their financing with special attention to macro regions. A theme for the discussion is the Baltic Sea region as one test site for the development of health care products and services and the expected out come an investment catalogue. [read more]
Graphene Flagship is organising this workshop. The ultimate outcome of this event is to plan for actions that would launch collaborative innovation projects within the flagship or other platforms. [read more]
The R2CITIES consortium convened in Kartal for its 3rd periodic meeting from 21 to 23 January, welcomed by the Mayor, Dr. Altınok Öz. The visit to the demo site in the Yakacık district, an exploitation workshop and four parallel work sessions turned the meeting into a very interactive occasion for the partners to stock of the project’s progress and lay the basis for future milestones. [read more]
1200 of Europe's startup movers and shakers, including @Ansip_EU and @GOettingerEU are in Berlin on 12-13 February for the first Startup Europe Summit. #SES15 The pop-up conference brings together Startup founders, investment funds, EU accelerators, tech bloggers and journalists, policy makers and major corporates at Factory, Berlin's 16,000 sqm2 playground for entrepreneurs and innovators. [read more]
Forests are the green lungs of our planet. During the day, trees absorb carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we need to breathe. But at night, the process is reversed and the forest produces carbon dioxide. What does this mean for the global climate equation? Thats what we consider in this edition of Futuris. [read more]
A hotel in Nagasaki, Japan with a staff of 10 human-like robots will launch this summer. [read more]
Ready to showcase the results of your innovative project? Eager to connect with other ICT researchers? Prepared to share your digital transformation? Submit your proposal for displaying your project/company at the ICT 2015 Exhibition! [read more]
Political engagement – and the reasons why some citizens go to the ballot box while others take to the street – is the subject of POLPART, a new five–year research project led by Bert Klandermans, Professor of Applied Social Psychology at the VU-University, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). The project received an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) and was launched in January 2014. It will blossom from the seed of one simple but potent idea: that sooner or later, everyone cares about something enough to become politically active. [read more]
Source: European Research Council
Franck LALOE is emeritus research director of the Kastler Brossel Laboratory at the Ecole Normale Superieure (ENS), Paris, France [read more]