Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

The Community of Practice for better self- and co-regulation (CoP) 4th plenary is taking place today in Brussels

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the Community of Practice (CoP) 4th plenary meeting, chaired by Robert Madelin, DG Connect Director General, happens today in Brussels. Are you willing to exchange good practices on self- and co- regulation and learn from others’ successes and failures? Join the 160 stakeholders registered to the meeting.

eChallenges e-2015 - Call for papers launched

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The goal of e-2015 is to stimulate take-up of Research and Technology Development (RTD) results by industry and in particular SMEs, and help open up the European Research Area (ERA) to the rest of the world. One of the core thematic priorities for e-2015 is mHealth and eHealth. Deadline for submission of papers is 30 April.

1st Technical Review Graphene Flagship: Main conclusions and recommendations

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The Commission held last January the first annual review meeting of the Graphene Flagship, assisted by 14 independent experts in Brussels. This review covers the period 1/10/2013 - 30/9/2014.

Launch of study on digital skills in the workplace

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Digital skills are increasingly needed throughout the workforce, as a complement to existing jobs and for the new jobs that are being created. Indeed, it has been suggested that soon 90% of jobs will require digital skills.

Multilingual Digital Single Market - Riga Summit 2015

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The Riga summit will bring together the European language technology community in an attempt to tackle the practical challenges of the multilingual Digital Single Market. The objectives are to identify challenges and demonstrate opportunities and language technology solutions to overcome language barriers in the Digital Single Market. The pan-European public services covered by the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Programme will be included in the discussion.

Blog post: Thierry Van der Pyl, Director "Excellence in Science" at the European Commission, announces main review conclusions and recommendations of Graphene Flagship project.

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The Commission held last January the first annual review meeting of the Graphene Flagship, assisted by 14 independent experts in Brussels. The aim of the review was to assess the work of the Flagship in its first year of activities, covering the scientific and technological progress of the project as well as health and safety aspects and the Consortium's coordination and management.

PD_Manager: mHealth platform for Parkinson's disease

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A new project will allow people with Parkinson's to be followed by a multidisciplinary team, with the use of easy and accessible technologies. The mHealth platform for Parkinson's Disease management (PD_Manager project) is being supported by 4.4 million euros in EU funding.

FP7 project MARKOS - Final Prototype released

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MARKOS is an open source tool, now available as final prototype version, supporting software analysts and developers to inspect the code structure and possible license issues of Open Source Software (OSS) available on public software forges. A software forge is a collaboration platform allowing collaborative software development over the Internet.

RoCKIn Competition 2015

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The second RoCKIN robotic competition will take place in Lisbon during the European Robotics Week. All teams interested to participate in RoCKIn Competition 2015 should declare first their intention to participate (until 31 May 2015)

Innovation is about starts: when ICT and ART Connect

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The ICT ART CNECT study reveals new evidence for the integration of the Arts as an essential and fruitful component within research and innovation in ICT. The underlying aim of this study is to contribute to enhancing creativity and innovation in society, technology, science and education.