A networking session on eInfrastructures and the European Open Science Cloud was held on 26 September 2016 at the ICT Proposers Day. The session gave an opportunity to potential participants to get an overview of the call topics and to discuss potential co-design opportunities in the context of EINFRA-21-2017 as well as integration and consolidation opportunities in the context of EINFRA-12-2017. The given presentations are now available.
Interested parties, such as representatives of network operators, service providers, users, consumers, manufacturers, trade unions, third countries and international organisations, are invited to a short debriefing session following the Communications Committee (COCOM) meeting on Friday 30 September 2016.
Europe's leading collaboration on e-infrastructure and services for research and education GÉANT, conducted a Pan-European tender to allow Research and Education institutions to consume the cloud in a safe, easy and predictable way.
A study forecasting the socio-economic benefits of 5G, estimates that in 2025 benefits from the introduction of 5G capabilities could reach €113.1 billion per year in four key sectors which will be the first users of 5G connectivity: automotive, health, transport and energy. Investments of approximately €56.6 billion will be likely to create 2.3 million jobs in Europe.
A new EU study looks at the remuneration paid to authors in the print sector in ten EU countries (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark). The study was conducted to support policy-making in the area of copyright. The Commission is looking for evidence on whether, and to what extent, the differences that exist amongst the Member States' legislative frameworks affect levels of remuneration and the functioning of the internal market.
Do you supply eHealth goods or services? EPP-eHealth, an EU-funded project working on transforming the eHealth market, would like to know your opinion about public procurement in the healthcare sector.
We are living through challenging times when the mission of the European project needs to be reinvented. If we want a prosperous digital Europe, we cannot wait with ambitious actions. The Digital Single Market is definitely one of the key European policy initiatives and can become an engine for prosperity. However, to achieve an ultimate vision of the interconnected and innovative Europe, we need to put a lot of effort into the digital transformation of our continent.
The first cut-off for the 2016-17 FET Open call resulted in the submission and evaluation of 554 proposals. Twenty-two proposals for Research and Innovation Actions and three proposals for Coordination and Support Actions have been selected and Grant Agreements have been signed. Projects started in January 2017.