FET2RIN is calling for a second round of workshops to help FET-funded projects with their outreach activities to the market. Applications are now open for three workshops to be held in Brussels in January, February and March 2017.
According to pilots conducted in Finland, Sweden and Denmark, eHealth through the use of broadband networks creates a better quality of life for patients, efficient work processes for care professionals, a valuable experience for the industry, and cost savings for municipalities. But how can you deploy this? A European project group formulated six recommendations.
To help regional and local public administrations implement the eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020, a seminar is being organised to present the various funding mechanisms available for actions and discuss how to ensure alignment of these investments with the main priorities of the eGovernment Action Plan.
Currently, a majority of communication channels and platforms of both public and private Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) in the Member States have a purely national reach. With a few exceptions, cooperation on a technical and organisational level is mostly ad-hoc and unstructured. Europe does not make full use of its collective capabilities to improve cybersecurity. As a response, the European Commission is now setting up cooperation mechanisms that will serve those among national or governmental CSIRTs that are willing to use them.
Leaders of European banks have just presented their views on digital transformation to Commissioner Oettinger and VP Dombrovskis. During a round table meeting on banking in the digital age, they identified a range of issues related to e-identification, data, cloud services, cybersecurity, platforms, payments and digital skills.
The European High Performance Computing (HPC) funded projects are showcasing this week at the Supercomputing Conference. On this occasion, the European Technology Platform for High Performance Computing (ETP4HPC) has gathered in a handbook all the profiles of the HPC research projects and the Centres of excellence, summarising their targeted areas and achievements so far, within the European HPC Eco-system.
The SimpleSkin project, funded under the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme, has impressive achievements in the field of smart textiles. SimpleSkin introduces mass producible, generic sensing fabrics that integrate capacitive, resistive or inductive modes. This new technology enables to measure movement, electrical body signals, activities, and change in body capacity.
QuantERA is a new Cofund Action in Quantum Technologies. With a budget of over 37 million €, including co-funding from the European Commission, QuantERA will support international research projects in the field of Quantum Technologies.
41 businesses, organisations, public authorities and academia replied to the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software. You will find below the responses of those who have given their consent to publication. Some replies have been anonymised at the request of the respondent.
Soon after the European strategy for a Gigabit society and the legislative proposals for a telecom review, this was the first major opportunity to have questions answered and discussed at European level. Commissioner Oettinger was keynote speaker at the event.