If you are an SME or a start-up interested in data access and sharing, you can have a say on the challenges you face by participating to a webinar organised on 29 May 2017.
You’ll also be able to listen how other SMEs and start-ups access data and build their business models and what their needs and the barriers are
The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission reached a political agreement on the WiFi4EU initiative and its funding which supports installing free public Wi-Fi hotspots in local communities across the EU: in public squares, piazzas, parks, hospitals and other public spaces.
This event, hosted by the 5th Generation Mobile Communications Promotion Forum (5G MF), will offer participants lively debates around 5G spectrum, standards and deployment as well as exciting showcases of the latest 5G developments from international players.
The Database Directive, adopted in 1996, aims at encouraging the development of databases through appropriate legal protection and the use of data. The Commission launches today a consultation to understand better how the Database Directive is used, to evaluate its impact on users and to identify possible needs of adjustment. Since the entry into force of the Directive, the database market, and more generally the role of data in the economy, has evolved. The Commission has recently presented several initiatives to boost the European data economy.
The QUANTICOL project aims to develop an innovative formal design and analysis framework for collective adaptive systems (CAS). The framework consists of a purposely defined specification language, paired with a large variety of tool-supported, scalable analysis techniques. The scope of the Industry engagement event, is to boost the technological transfer of the results obtained during the project.
"I am pleased that the Council adopted today a general approach on the update of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive.
It is essential to have one common set of audiovisual rules across the EU and avoid the complication of different national laws.
We need to take into account new ways of watching videos, and find the right balance to encourage innovative services, promote European films, protect children and tackle hate speech in a better way."
A new step has been reached in the implementation of the FET Flagship on Quantum Technologies announced one year ago, with the adoption on 24th of April of an update of the Horizon 2020 FET Work Programme 2016-2017, which now includes a call for proposals for a Coordination and Support Action to support the community in establishing the flagship initiative and its coordination with national activities in the field.
This workshop on digital social innovation will bring suggestions for EU policies and statements from Digital Social Innovators. It also offers round tables to collect input for the Digital Social Innovation (DSI) manifesto. An increasing number of people across Europe are exploring opportunities for Digital Social Innovation (DSI)and developing bottom-up solutions.
Porto4Ageing, a Reference Site and Partner Plus of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing of the European Commission, will launch on May 9th a mobile app which will enable a self-assessment of frailty.
The expression ‘Fashion heritage’ refers to a heterogeneous group of objects, different in nature and
meaning. Lately, a general interest towards museum collections and archival materials related especially to
fashion has been rising, demanding for access to this incredibly rich field of knowledge.