Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


From 12/01/2016 to 14/01/2016
Lausanne, Switzerland
The Winter School organised by the ASSISIbf FET project will focus on the transition from bio-inspired systems to bio-hybrid system, which can make the best use of the properties of both components: biological and technological. Examples presented during the School will come from hybrid systems involving robots and bees, fish and plants. Read more
The project focuses on up-speeding the industrialisation of photonics technology and aims at building a European based value chain in the field Read more
The Commission has launched a call for expression of interest to renew the membership of the eHealth Stakeholder Group. The group will mainly contribute to implementing the eHealth Action Plan and to the activities of the eHealth Network. Read more
If you are at the Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam in the week of 30 November you could meet the robot developed by EU-funded project SPENCER. The robot will be able to help you find your way around the airport. Read more
Borschette Building, 36 rue Froissart, Brussels - Meeting Room 0D
The European Commission organises this event in order to discuss Horizon 2020 LEIT Work Programme 2016-2017 and present the following topics from the 2016 Call: Gaming and Gamification; Technology for Learning and Skills Read more
European Economic and Social Committee | 99 rue Belliard, Building Jacques Delors, 1040 Brussels
Chaired by David Ringrose, Acting Director, Cooperation Directorate, DG CONNECT and Head of Communication for the Digital Agenda, the next plenary meeting of the Community of Practice for better self- and co-regulation (the CoP) will take place on 22 January 2016. Read more
Logroño, Spain
The EU-funded project VineRobot goes to La Rioja for the European Robotics Week. Universidad de la Rioja organises a talk and workshop open to everyone. They will speak about their robot which can be used to monitor vineyards and to improve the quality of the wine. Read more
Infographic giving an overview of recent decreases in roaming prices, major upcoming changes and showing all the things you can do now while roaming for 1 € more than your domestic tariff. Read more
From 26/11/2015 to 18/02/2016
The Commission is consulting on the review of national wholesale roaming markets, fair use policy and the sustainability mechanism, referred to in Regulation 531/2012 (current Roaming Regulation) as amended by Regulation 2015/2120 adopted in October 2015 by the Council and the European Parliament (OJ L 310 of 26 November 2015) on the basis of the Connected Continent proposal of the Commission of September 2013 (COM(2013)627) Read more
Centre Albert Borschette, Rue Froissart 36, 1040 - Bruxelles, Room AB-3A (3rd floor, room A)
This brokerage event is a big opportunity to get information and network on the Horizon 2020 Call for proposals on "Smart System Integration". Read more
What is it like to participate in a Photonics conference when you are 10 years old? Close to 100 students aged between 10 and 18 have just presented research projects related to photonicsat the Young Photonic Congress. Read more
The Commission has just launched a public consultation to gather views on technical measures related to the end of roaming charges in the EU. Read more
This article (in French) from Huffington Post explains how plants now rely on robotics to fully express their intelligence. The article gives the example of the FET project PLANTOID, where Italian researchers have developed robotic roots capable of artificial growth. Eventually, the root robot will be able to explore the quality of soil as its richness in nutrients or toxic products. Read more
Using image processing technology, CADDY's underwater robot Artu is able to understand sign language freeing the divers from cumbersome cables and remotes. Read more
The project LEXNET, partially funded by the European Commission between 2012 and 2015, has concentrated its efforts on the development of effective mechanisms to reduce 50%, at least, of the public exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) without compromising the quality of service. This project replies to the public concern about the hypothetical health risks resulting from the devices which use EMF and radiofrequency (RF). Read more
From 01/12/2015 to 02/12/2015
Maison du Savoir, Luxembourg
This event is organised by the Luxembourg State IT Centre in the context of Luxembourg’s presidency of the Council of the European Union. It brings together eGovernment professionals from very diverse backgrounds and from all over Europe. Read more
From 25/11/2015 to 07/12/2015
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
STORK 2.0, the pan-European Project fostering citizens’ and business mobility in Europe through cross-border authentication and identification (eID) ended in September 2015. Read more
At the webinar, the European Commission wants to explain and reinforce the need of collaboration of on-going projects in eInfrastructure, in particular in the areas of integration of data, computing services, and transversal services. Read more
The results from the 2nd RoCKIn Challenges are now available with Homer taking the prestigious best team award. No remote control was allowed as the robots had to perform complex task without any interference from the human team members. Read more