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04/03/2015
The discourse concerning computer ethics qualifies as a reference discourse for ethics-related Information Systems (IS) research. Theories, topics and approaches of computer ethics are reflected in IS. The paper argues that there is currently a broader development in the area of research governance, which is referred to as ‘responsible research and innovation’ (RRI). RRI applied to information and communication technology (ICT) addresses some of the limitations of computer ethics and points toward a broader approach to the governance of science, technology and innovation. Taking this development into account will help IS increase its relevance and make optimal use of its established strengths. Read more
04/03/2015
The eEnviPer project has released a software that guarantees compliance with EU environmental law through a web platform and cloud technologies. The product is now ready for the market and Greece is going to adopt it. Read more
04/03/2015
The technology behind the design of electric vehicles is ever improving and the EU predicts that these vehicles could be in mass production by 2020. By developing a completely new way of using information from GPS and location data shown by GSM, the EU DATA SIM project simulated the consequences of a massive switch to electric vehicles, and studied the impact on mobility and electricity distribution networks. Read more
03/03/2015
Unmet needs are areas of opportunity where there are not good enough solutions in the market, but there is a latent demand from end users. These challenges can be transformed into business opportunities by eHealth entrepreneurs and companies. They are encouraged to look for these business opportunities. Read more
03/03/2015
This infographic explains what 5G is, what it will bring and what is new with 5G and it gives examples of 5G applications. Read more
25/03/2015
Belfast, Northern Ireland
This workshop is a collaboration between the Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem and GET project (Fill the Gap and GET Global), with SMEs having an opportunity to present their medicines optimisation solutions and meet with procurers and buyers in this area. Read more
03/03/2015
The European Commission and Europe's tech industry presented today their vision for 5G. A global vision and standards for 5G will be discussed and decided together with international partners in late 2015-2016. With this early input, the EU stands a good chance that key elements of its vision will form part of global standards. Read more
20/05/2015
Studio Villa Bosch, Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 33, 69118 Heidelberg
You are a start-up, founder or entrepreneur and have been selected by one of the 16 FIWARE accelerators? You are looking for equity capital to match your FIWARE funding or you need strategic partners? You are interested in training opportunities in fields such as business modelling, financing or IPR? Then show us that your FIWARE project has what it takes to convince investors and clients! Apply until 13th March 2015 for the pitch @Heidelberg Innovation Forum Read more
20/05/2015
Studio Villa Bosch, Schloss-Wolfsbrunnenweg 33, 69118 Heidelberg
The 14th Heidelberg Innovation Forum is looking for business ideas or R&D results with high market potential. Start-ups, researchers, research projects and entrepreneurs are welcome to submit their business ideas for the Heidelberg Innovation Forum. Deadline for applications is 13 March 2015. The final Investment Forum of European Investors Gate (EIG) will be held during this event and will focus on “Smart Data”. Read more
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

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