The coordination action EXDCI - European eXtreme Data and Computing Initiative - is hosting the first edition of European HPC Summit. The event's programme includes a number of HPC workshops, such as EXDCI workshop, PRACEdays16, and the ETP4HPC Workshop, and several other private meetings and events. Read more
The Commission held a public consultation from 24 August until 16 November 2015 as part of the review of the Satellite and Cable Directive (Directive 93/83/EEC of 27 September 1993 on the coordination of certain rules concerning copyright and rights related to copyright applicable to satellite broadcasting and cable retransmission). Read more
On 4 May 2016 the development of guidelines for assessing the validity and reliability of mHealth apps was discussed in an open stakeholder meeting. The presentations are available now. Interested parties can share their views in a survey on what they think the main purpose and focus of these guidelines should be and what aspects they should cover. Read more
On the occasion of 25 years of the MEDIA programme, 30 factsheets covering the EU countries as well as Norway and Iceland have been produced to give account of the diversity and the success of European filmmaking since 1991. They underline the key role played by the MEDIA programme in making successes happen. Read more
The nature of computing is changing with an increasing number of data-intensive critical applications: by 2020, 25 billion devices will be connected and will generate over two zettabytes of traffic every year. In the face of these growing needs, the EU aims to see a supercomputer based on homegrown technology among the world top three by 2022.
More than EUR 700 million have already been committed for HPC-related activities, and EU researchers are already taking huge steps to bridge the gap between technical capacity and industry needs.
Negotiators of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on the first EU-wide rules to make the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible, especially for the blind, the deaf and the hard of hearing. Read more