This report covers the EU funded Research and Innovation MNBS cluster workshop held in Otranto, Italy, from 27th to 28th June 2016. The workshop was held within the “ISOCS-MiNaB-ICT-MNBS” Joint Event on "Sensing for Smart Anything Everywhere: Materials, Technologies, Applications". A brief review gives a snapshot of the current state of MNBS technology and the market for its products. Read more
The 67th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) opened its doors this week. 25 films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme have been selected for different sections of the Berlinale programme. Also during the Berlinale, the European Film Forum will look at how European audiovisual works can benefit from big data and other hot topics. Read more
This first HBP Student Conference will focus on transdisciplinary Research linking Neuroscience, Brain Medicine and Computer Science.
It is an opportunity for exchange of new ideas among young researchers working across various aspects of neuroscience, brain medicine and computer science relevant to the Human Brain Project. Read more
At this workshop the latest findings and achievements of the IoT standardisation working group (WG03) of the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) were presented and discussed. In addition, the participants debated on how AIOTI WG03 and standards developing organizations (SDOs)/Alliances/initiatives could engage in the process of solving any IoT standardization applied within and across application domains. They also had the chance to be informed of concrete ways on how to be involved in the development of IoT standards and/or join the ongoing EU debate on IoT standards. Read more
The Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) project Smart Society, has produced an open-source toolset and programming framework for Collective Adaptive Systems. Collective Adaptive Systems have the potential to disrupt the way we produce and provision services and help galvanise the Digital Single Market in Europe. Read more
At this workshop the global dynamics of IoT standardisation and existing initiatives were briefly presented. The participants got a thorough understanding of the IoT market needs and requirements around standards. In addition, they had the chance to actively contribute to the ongoing EU discussion on the future Internet of Things standards. The European Commission also seeks via such initiatives to facilitate the coordination of the standardization activities in the EU and beyond. Read more