In May 2015, the European Commission presented a strategy to create a Digital Single Market where people
and businesses can make the most of what digitisation offers. This includes EU actions and funds to Internet
of Things and Smart Cities. In Antwerp, City of Things the company IMEC - in collaboration with the city
of Antwerp and the Flemish government - is building a smart city. The system uses internet to connect physical
objects with each other and with people and this is known as the Internet of Things.
A new way of ‘sketching’ audio is helping artists and designers become more innovative and creative. The technology is proving especially interesting for applications such as electric vehicles, computer games and human-computer interaction.
Are you interested to learn from schools, universities, ministries, regions, cities across Europe about how they are using innovation procurement to obtain better value for money solutions in education, recreation and culture? Keen to find out what new solutions are companies bringing on the market in these domains? Are you interested to learn about EU funding for innovation procurements? Do you need some training or assistance on how do an innovation procurement yourself? Then attend this workshop organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative (eafip).
The third meeting of the H2020 Future Internet Forum took place in Brussels on 27 April 2017. The meeting was dedicated to the Next Generation Internet Initiative (NGI). In order to anchor the NGI initiative in the member states, the following actions were decided to be carried out by the FIF members until end 2017:
Select a national NGI Contact Point; Carry out a mapping of relevant national stakeholders; Organise an NGI workshop.
The CARRE project investigated digital technologies for empowering patients with comorbidities and cardio-renal syndrome, by providing personalised health risk information to patients and health practitioners with the help of mobile devices.
The 70th anniversary edition of Cannes International Film Festival takes place from Wednesday 17 until Sunday 28 May. Twenty films co-financed by the European Union are being screened in various sections of the Cannes Film Festival and its parallel competitions Directors' Fortnight (La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs) and La Semaine de la Critique.
The second edition of the European HPC Summit Week will focus on High Performance Computing (HPC) initiatives in Europe such as PRACE, EUDAT, EXDCI, ESIWACE and many more. The objective is to allow participants to find synergies among all stakeholders of the HPC ecosystem.
The European Commission and the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications (CEPT) held a public workshop with stakeholders regarding EU policy and the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19).