• 26/06/2017
    A sneak preview of the first findings of the ongoing Study on 'Cross-Cutting Business Models for the Internet of Things (IoT)' will be presented at NET FUTURES 2017 conference. The study examines how firms can adopt a cross-cutting approach to enter the IoT market and entails recommendations to help lower the barriers organisations face in their efforts to achieve this.
  • 23/06/2017
    The European Commission endorsed the Croatian EUR 101.4 million Broadband funding scheme. The Next Generation Network (NGN) Broadband Plan is in line with EU State Aid rules. The scheme aims to provide fast internet access where it is currently not available, in particular in rural areas.
  • 23/06/2017
    The Commission's Recommendation relates to the BNetzA's proposal concerning the actual level of fixed termination rates for Deutsche Telekom. The rates, while no longer using the previously criticised LRAIC+ methodology are calculated by BNetzA based on an international benchmarking exercise (taking as the base the average rates in other Member States applying the recommended pure LRIC approach). BNetzA proposes to do so, however, despite the fact that it has run the recommended pure LRIC model for Germany.
  • 22/06/2017
    The National Danish competence center for Health Care standards, MedCom, has successfully implemented the results of the EU-funded interoperability project Antilope into daily practice and into MedCom’s cooperation with the IT vendors in the Danish healthcare system.
  • 22/06/2017
    Are you promoting a project based in the EU? Register your project in the European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) and boost its visibility to a large network of international investors. Or are you an investor looking for investment opportunities in areas such as healthcare or in financing SMEs? The European Investment Project Portal (EIPP) will offer you a broad choice of viable projects.
  • 16/06/2017
    The European Commission is exploring the possibility of creating a European ICT security certification framework. As part of this process, the Commission has prepared a survey dedicated to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the ICT sector. Please take some minutes to fill in the survey. Your input will be taken into account in the overall assessment of the various options for the creation of the certification framework for ICT products and services. Deadline is extended to 30 June.
  • 15/06/2017
    Professors Clivia Sotomayor and Dermot Diamond will chair the advisory group for the next 2 years. She will take the leading chair role in the first year and they will reverse roles for the second year. Former chair Professor Jerzy Langer shares his full support to the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme in a blog post.
  • 15/06/2017
    Roaming charges in the European Union will no longer apply from 15 June 2017. The end of roaming charges is a true European success story. From now on, citizens who travel within the EU will be able to call, text and connect on their mobile devices at the same price as they pay at home. Removing roaming charges is one of the greatest and most tangible successes of the EU.
  • 14/06/2017
    Graphene Flagship researchers have integrated graphene and quantum dots with CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductors) technology to create an image sensor able to detect UV, visible and infrared light at the same time. This device that can "see the invisible" has many potential commercial applications that are now being explored.
  • 13/06/2017
    The European Commission has released a new version of the European Union Public Licence (EUPL), a tool for publishing any copyrighted work as open source. The licence is legally consistent with the copyright law of all EU countries and is especially well-suited for public administrations sharing IT solutions.