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02/03/2015
In October 2014, nine of the most promising startups from Europe won the 2014 OpenAxel Contest, organized by the Open Acceleration community OpenAxel, and were awarded with several prizes, including a trip to Silicon Valley, individual coaching plans with specific mentoring sessions, and credits and perks with top tech partners Read more
02/03/2015
What do international conferences and global cities have in common? They are both truly rich in experiences and activities but also daunting with busy roads and agendas. That is why the European Cloud Marketplace for Intelligent Mobility (ECIM) project created an application that will allow you to move through Barcelona and the Mobile World Congress venue at the touch of a button. Read more
02/03/2015
The three-year 'Robotic Manipulation for Nuclear Sort and Segregation' (RoMaNs) project will receive a total of €6.4 million through Horizon 2020. It aims to develop an autonomous robotics system for nuclear waste handling. This will avoide environmental hazards and dangerous working conditions. Read more
02/03/2015
Net Mundial is a global initiative for international governance of the Internet. It promotes continuous broad-based involvement of stakeholders from across the world to “energize a global movement towards a distributed Internet governance ecosystem to propel the Internet as a shared, neutral, and global resource for human solidarity and economic progress”. Read more
27/02/2015
You probably have heard already about graphene, but do you know its "cousin" silicene?
Learn more about silicene with the blog post from Athanasios Dimoulas, coordinator of the FET Open 2D-NANOLATTICES project, which studied this new 2D semiconductor and how it could make revolutionary progress in nanoelectronic devices and integrated circuits. Read more
27/02/2015
The European Conference on Smart Grid Standardization Achievements was organized by the European Commission (DG Energy) in Brussels on 26 February, in partnership with the three European Standardization Organizations (ESOs) – CEN (European Committee for Standardization), CENELEC (European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization) and ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute). Standardization experts discussed next steps in development of standards for smart energy grids with European Commission, energy industry and other key stakeholders. Read more
27/02/2015
A workshop organised in December 2014 on "Big Data Skills for Europe” brought together a set of experts to better understand the skills gap for big data analytics and to explore possible ways to bridge that gap. Read more
27/02/2015
During 2015 and 2016 STARTIFY7, a new H2020 project, will organise 7 thematically-focused summer academies for young future ICT entrepreneurs. Read more
23/03/2015
Google Campus, 4-5 Bonhill St, London EC2A 4BX
qLegal, one of iLINC project core legal incubators, will be holding an event in London to help start-ups navigate the world of social media. Read more
27/02/2015
'You are what you eat' states an old saying. Though this statement could be argued, there is nevertheless an important link between the quality of the food we eat and how healthy we are. We have some good news in this domain: the European Union is supporting research projects that will help better track contaminants in food, and thus make sure that what we eat is not harming our health. Read more

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