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01/09/2015
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01/09/2015
Five films which have been awarded EU funding are competing in the prestigious 72nd Venice International Film Festival between 2nd & 9th September. The European Commission has invested around €260,000 through the Creative Europe MEDIA programme to support the development and distribution of these films, which are taking part in the Official Selection and Orizzonti competitions. Read more
01/09/2015
Today's mobile networks need to be fast. Speed is not only necessary between the radio towers and the users' smartphones, tablets or laptops… the radio towers must also have a fast connection to the internet and the network's backbone (backhaul link), otherwise they become a bottleneck and cannot receive and re-transmit the videos or music the users wish to watch or listen to. Ideally, the thousands of radio towers/rooftop antennas would be connected via fibre optic cables. Since that is not always possible, the E3Network-project is working on higher speeds even for those towers that cannot be connected by fibre. Read more
31/08/2015
Gadgets and wearables that support a healthy lifestyle are very hip today, but not always very attractive for the elderly. This is where ELF@Home comes in. It empowers people to manage their own health by self-check, self-care and self-fitness. Read more
28/08/2015
The EU-funded BabyLux project has developed an easy-to-use tool for checking oxygen levels in the brains of premature babies. This is an innovation that will save lives, writes BabyLux communication officer Monica Lancini in her blog post. Read more
28/08/2015
Considering a paid subscription to watch films, listen to music, play games or read e-books online? For almost one in three Europeans, it would be important to be able to use this subscription when travelling in another EU country. The younger the people are, the more they are attracted by cross-border opportunities. The figure goes up to 58 % amongst the 15-24 year olds and 46 % of those aged 25-39. Read more
27/08/2015
New lighting solutions such as LEDs, lasers, computer and TV displays, the fibre-optic cables that are the backbone of the internet and of telephone systems, cameras, sensors: These and many other applications in all fields, from medicine to communications, manufacturing and design, depend on Photonics. But even though Photonics is a key enabling technology and already part of everybody's life, it has a low visibility among non-experts. The EU is therefore funding three outreach projects Read more
27/08/2015
Patients increasingly expect to have more say in their personal healthcare, with the help of digital tools, writes Pieter Van De Graaf, eHealth Clinical Strategy Lead of the Scottish Government. Read more
07/12/2015
Brussels
The Covenant on Demographic Change will engage local and regional authorities, and other relevant stakeholders, committed to develop environments that support active and healthy ageing and contribute to increase the healthy life expectancy, enhance independent living and well-being of older persons and create a society for all ages. It will closely cooperate and build on existing initiatives such as the WHO Global Network on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities, the WHO-Europe Healthy City Network, the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing, in the spirit of the 2013 Dublin Declaration on Age-Friendly Cities and Communities in Europe. Read more
From 07/12/2015 to 10/12/2015
Brussels
The 4-days event will call for "A Pact for Innovation". Highlights of this year's programme include topics such as 'policies and politics for innovation: creating a framework for success'; 'European Innovation Ecosystems'; tackling the society's grand challenges in areas such as water, energy, environment, agriculture, bio-economy, health, transport and the role of the digital revolution in areas such as smart manufacturing. The Summit will engage actively with young people and discuss the opportunity for them in driving the future of innovation in Europe. Read more

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