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21/04/2015
Funded as part of the Global Systems Science (GSS) initiative in FP7, the project EUNOIA investigated a variety of non-conventional sources of geolocated data — such as mobile phone records, GPS tracks, smart card data, data from Internet social networks or credit card transactions, among others — to extract useful information about activity and mobility patterns in urban areas. Read more
05/05/2015
National Library of Latvia, Riga
The ISA programme (Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations) is organising this conference in cooperation with the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Last year's conference attracted some 200 participants from more than 30 countries. SEMIC 2015 will explore how Enterprise Information Management can help public administrations to reduce costs and improve public services through digital transformation, for example through the application of the principles "digital by default" or introduction of "information once-only". The conference will present good practices that have successfully addressed these issues. Read more
20/04/2015
The Public-Private Partnership in robotics (SPARC) met in Brussels on 4 Febrary 2015 and welcomed Chris Bourillon as the new Secretary General. Read more
27/04/2015
Prague (Czech Republic)
The Technology Centre ASCR in Prague welcomes an Information Day about Future and Emerging Technologies, with Timo Hallantie, Head of FET Open unit, presenting the scheme. Read more
20/04/2015
A number of research projects in robotics for ageing have been funded under the ICT strand of the seventh research framework programme and under the AAL joint programme, with a total budget of 50M€ allocated. The projects have been focussing on integration of advanced robotics systems and intelligent environments to provide solutions for improved independent living and quality of life of elderly people and efficiency of care. Under the new research programme, Horizon2020, a batch of new care robotics projects are being launched in the first quarter of 2015, they will receive in total a funding of €185,200,000. Read more
From 04/06/2015 to 07/06/2015
During the three-day camp which precedes the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference, multidisciplinary groups will develop new ideas and perspectives on real-world challenges brought to the camp by cities, regions, business organisations, universities and NGOs. Read more
17/04/2015
The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services held its third meeting on 14 April 2015, in Paris. Read more
17/04/2015
Mass production and packaging in factories is already highly automated these days, but the same cannot be said for logistics. Movements of raw materials and finished products still depend heavily on manual labour. However, EU-funded research on Automatic Guided Vehicles means this is about to change over the next decade – and could create thousands of new jobs. Read more
17/04/2015
GHOST FET Open project has just been featured in a video from BBC news, where the team at Lancaster University has devised a way of making data "come out" of the screen. This paves the future for responsive 3D computer screens. Read more
23/06/2015
Committee of the Regions, Brussels
This conference presents eHealth solutions devoted to enhancing the role of patients in the management of their diseases in order to lessen the overall burden of chronic diseases. Read more

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