Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The Last Panthers - hitting TV screens this autumn - premieres tonight at MIPCOM in Cannes. The EC has invested €1 million in this blockbuster drama though Creative Europe MEDIA TV Programming Scheme. Read more
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There is currently no cure for dementia, but an earlier, more accurate diagnosis as well as better, personalised treatment can improve the quality of life of dementia patients. With the mobile, wearable Dem@Care sensors for example. Read more
The Royal College of Physicians has recommended that medical doctors should only use apps with a CE certificate. You can find a discussion on this topic, including a statement by Head of Unit Pēteris Zilgalvis (DG Connect, European Commission) in the latest 'Himss Insights' (page 4). Read more
'Parliament Magazine' published, in the framework of the EU Health Forum Gastein summit, three opinion articles on eHealth written by influencial parliamentarians. They also interviewed Commissioner Andriukaitis (Health and Food Safety) about his fascination for eHealth. Read more
Albert Borschette Conference Centre, rue Froissart 36, Brussels
Interested parties, such as representatives of network operators, service providers, users, consumers, manufacturers, trade unions, third countries and international organisations, are invited to a short debriefing session following the Communications Committee (COCOM) meeting on Wednesday 14 October 2015. Read more
The European Commission is looking for independent experts to assist with research and innovation assignments including the evaluation of proposals, monitoring of projects, and evaluation of programmes. Read more
From 01/12/2015 to 02/12/2015
Maritim Hotel, Berlin, Germany
The European Commission is launching an 'Innovation Award' Competition for the FP7 projects. It will take place at the European Nanoelectronics Forum. Any participant or group of participants in a FP7 project from the area of "Micro/Nano Electronics" or "Smart System Integration" can apply. Several proposals can be submitted per project. Read more
From 28/10/2015 to 29/10/2015
Forum Geesseknäppchen, 40 Boulevard Pierre Dupong, Luxembourg
Safer Internet Forum (SIF) is a key annual international conference in Europe where policy makers, researchers, law enforcement bodies, youth, parents and carers, teachers, NGOs, industry representatives, experts and other relevant actors come together to discuss the latest trends, risks and solutions related to child online safety. Read more
The OCTOPUS project has created an eight-arm soft robot inspired by the tentacles of an octopus that opens the way to a new research direction in robotics. Read more
From 05/10/2015 to 09/10/2015
ITS World Congress, Bordeaux
The EU FP7 funded TEAM project (Tomorrow’s Elastic Adaptive Mobility) turns static into elastic mobility by joining drivers, travellers and infrastructure operators together into one collaborative network. Thereby TEAM explicitly takes into account the needs and constraints of all participants and the network itself. The project will be present at the ITS World Congress 2015, the world’s largest event in intelligent transport systems and services. Read more
In today's data intense economy and society, the use of very powerful computers has become key to solve an enormous range of everyday challenges. Read more
The Photonics Horizon2020 calls with deadlines in 2015 were extremely well supported with 125 proposals submitted, concerning ICT27 – Photonics KET, ICT28 – Cross-cutting ICT KETs. Read more
The development of a high-capacity and reconfigurable wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) photonic switch is the goal of this project. Read more
The project goal is the realisation of intelligent Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) module prototypes for the automotive industry. Read more
How does light affect people, plants and paintings? The EC project HILED is probing the effects of light on people’s health and circadian rhythm, the growth rate of plants, and the preservation and perception of paintings. Read more
Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS) have been featured twice in the European Commission's ICT Work Programmes (2013 and 2015), and new calls are coming up in the 2016-17 Work Programme. CAPS is addressing the (digital) social innovation emerging from the network effect, and addressed to researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs through multiple different instruments. Read more
Koen Bertels, from Delft University of Technology, will participate in the conference session "Multi-disciplinarity for Future Technology" at ICT 2015. In his blog, he shares his personal experience about multidisciplinary research. Read more