Through the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition the European Commission invites companies and organisations to organise activities to equip more women and girls with digital skills and enthuse them to pursue ICT studies and careers.
This Information Day was the opportunity for the attendees to learn about the H2020 Future Emerging Technologies (FET- OPEN) Research and Innovation Actions proposal guidelines and submission procedures and about the criteria for evaluation. There was ample time for questions and for networking among the participants.
In its July 2106 Communication on Strengthening Europe's Cyber Resilience System, the European Commission has committed to develop a proposal for a European ICT security certification framework. As a follow-up on this commitment, the European Commission, together with the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security, is organising a consultation workshop with industry and experts from Member States.
The finalists of the eHealth Competition for SMEs of 2017 are known. Among them are two SMEs resulting from the work of EU-funded projects: the Danish mHealth solution for mental health Monsenso, and the Eodyne tool for rehabilitation of neuromuscular diseases. The award will be given during the opening ceremony of Health 2.0 in Barcelona, Spain (3-5 of May 2017).
Helping people to lose weight has been very much examined. The NoHoW project however focusses on keeping the weight off in the long term. While collecting evidence about what works and what doesn't, the NoHoW researchers have developed a weight loss maintenance toolkit consisting of mobile apps, web-based tools, smart scales, activity trackers etc.
"We have just entered our third and final year, and what a journey it has been!" writes GrowMeUp project coordinator Jorge Dias in his blog post. "Guess what? During this challenging period, seniors, who we aim to assist in the first place, decided that they can be of help to the robots."
What are the best success stories when it comes to deploying eHealth in Europe? The eHealth Adoption Awards, supported by the European Commission, recognise the work of both adopters and their technological suppliers in implementing digital health innovation for the benefit of patients.
The Future and Emerging Technologies Flagship on Graphene has released its annual report on the main scientific and technological achievements of the past year. The successful transition from the ramp-up phase to the first Core Project launched in April 2016 shows a promising way towards reaching the project main objective of taking graphene and related materials from the laboratory to commercial applications.