Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


Do you want to learn how others do their work? Do you plan a career move and are not quite sure about the direction? How about knowing why the neighbouring unit functions the way it does? Whatever your reasons are, you may now take a peek and find out. Read more
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Brussels, Belgium
The aim of this workshop is to collect best practices, ideas and feedback on how to engage with stakeholders online. We will look at how the European Commission's platform could best help to crowdsource ideas for the next eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and how eGovernement communities can contribute to it. Read more
Journalists attending ICT 2015 cand find below all the practical information they need: from registration to working areas and from webstreaming to direct contact with the media team. Read more
For the first time ever, ICT 2015, organised by the European Commission and the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, includes a complementary off-site exhibition, fully open to the general public thus bringing European R&I results closer to the citizens. Read more
Did you know how many courses were organised by the SCIC training Unit last year? -500? -7000? -1850? -5220? Have a guess! Check out the right answer and find more information about training in this item! Read more
A new EU funding scheme in support of Business Angels investing in ICT startups, innovative SMEs and small midcaps is now operational. Read more
The EU-funded PATHway project has the potential to create real, positive benefits for the quality of life of people with cardiovascular disease and will be exhibited at ICT 2015. Read more
Hamburg, Germany
This workshop; organised by the EU-funded CHOICE project, will bring together key stakeholders specialized in the ICT field to discuss EU-China Research Development and Innovation collaboration under FIWARE with a focus on key technological domains like Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and specific application fields such as Smart City. Read more
From 09/10/2015 to 23/10/2015
This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex-ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR. Read more
This year the World Health Summit has a track on the 'Digital Health Revolution' and Commissioner Oettinger will deliver a keynote address unveiling plans on eHealth and Active & Healthy Ageing. You can follow the Keynote address live on the 12 October from 16:00 to 18:00 on the webpage (web stream). Read more
The workshop "Platforms for connected Factories of the Future" took place on 5 and 6 of October 2015 in Brussels. Main objective on the first workshop day was to give an overview on existing activities in industries and research regarding platforms for the manufacturing area. Read more
EU Code Week kicks off on 10 October with thousands of events all over Europe where people can learn the empowering digital skill of coding. Read more
The Blue Brain Project, the simulation core of the EU Flagship Human Brain Project, published a draft digital reconstruction of the neocortical microcircuitry of the rat brain in "CELL" journal. Read more
The Smart Urban Farming Challenge (FIWARE accelerators - FRACTALS) will be presented at the ICT2015. It encourages SMEs, web-entrepreneurs and startups to create innovative services and solutions based on FIWARE open service platform technology. Read more
In NEURON magazine, a total of 15 articles are dedicated to “Cognitive Architectures”. Many of these articles are authored by members of the Human Brain Project subproject “Cognitive Architecture”(incl Stanislas Dehaene) These scientists hope that these papers will inspire future models of the brain. Read more
The Startup Europe Forum will be officially opened by Günther H. Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. The Forum is offering a set of activities profiling EU actions for startups and SMEs, innovators, private and public investors. Read more
Journalists and media workers in Turkey, Hungary and the Balkans are facing increased hostility as they do their jobs, according to a survey of the verified incidents reported to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project. Read more
FARSEEING aimed to focus on the issue of promoting healthy, independent living for older adults. More specifically, FARSEEING aimed to promote better prediction, identification and prevention of falls with a focus on ICT devices and the unique proactive opportunities they can provide to older adults to support them in their own environment. Key to this was the FARSEEING falls repository (real-world falls) and a broad range of FARSEEING technologies which include the use of smartphone, smarthome, wearable sensors and exergames. Read more
The main goal of WIISEL is to develop a flexible research tool to collect and analyze gait data from real users and correlate parameters related with the risk of falls from the elderly population. The WIISEL system can be useful as a research tool for studying fall risk and as a clinical tool for long-term monitoring of fall risk in the home and community setting. Read more