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E.g., 28-04-2017
From 24/04/2017 to 24/04/2017
The Broadband Competence Offices Support Facility (BCO-SF) had the privilege to interview Mr. Gunnar Muent, Director of the Innovation and Competitiveness Department at the European Investment Bank (EIB) and discuss about the launch of the Connecting Europe Broadband Fund (CEBF). Read more
Logo of the Flemish new support program for innovation procurements
Picture with letters illustrating the Flemish new support program for innovation procurements
From 22/04/2017 to 22/04/2017
The Flanders region in Belgium launched the first call under its renewed support program for innovation procurement. The scheme offers co-financing of certain costs related to the preparation and implementation of pre-commercial procurements and public procurements of innovative solutions. Call deadline is 15 June 2017. Read more
PPI4HPC project acronym in logo format
PPI4HPC stands for Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI) for High Performance Computing (HPC)
From 21/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
PPI4HPC -Public Procurement of Innovative solutions for High Performance Computing- is forming a buyers group to launch together a joint PPI procurement of about 73 EUR million. The involved supercomputing centres are JUELICH (DE), CEA/GENCI (FR), CINECA (IT) and BSC (ES). Read more
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Module 3 of the eafip innovation procurement toolkit
From 21/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
The European Assistance for Innovation Procurement Initiative published the third module of its toolkit on innovation procurement. This module is aimed at legal departments of public procurers and legal experts in general: it explains, illustrated by case law and example legal formulations, the different steps of how to implement innovation procurements in line with the legal framework. Read more
An exemplary view of how the broadband mapping portal could look like
An exemplary view of how the broadband mapping portal could look like
From 21/04/2017 to 21/04/2017
The European Broadband Mapping project will be presented at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Regional Development Forum in Vilnius on 26 April. The mapping project, launched by the European Commission, will result in an interactive online mapping application that will aggregate and benchmark measurements of fixed and mobile broadband connectivity. All Member States of the EU and EEA will be covered. The database and online application will go live in late 2017. Read more
Photo of the winners of the Sharing and Reuse Awards
The winners of the Sharing and Reuse Awards
From 20/04/2017 to 20/04/2017
The European Commission has announced the winners of the Sharing and Reuse Awards during the Sharing & Reuse Conference 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. Read more
From 19/04/2017 to 19/04/2017
The eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 was published a year ago, on 19/04/2016, as part of a package of initiatives related to the realisation of the Digital Single Market (DSM). While the Commission is reviewing the progress made towards completing the Digital Single Market and will publish the DSM Midterm Review in May, we are now taking stock of the efforts made in accelerating the digital transformation of government. What have we achieved together in eGovernment, since the Action Plan was published? Read more
From 18/04/2017 to 18/04/2017
In the context of the Horizontal Taskforce on FinTech and Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT), the European Parliament has mandated the European Commission to implement a Pilot project in order to build up technical expertise and regulatory capacity. The European Commission intends to launch a call for tender for a service contract to set up an EU Blockchain Observatory. Read more
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Ion Hole (installation view), Evelina Domnith & Dimitry Gelfand.
From 14/04/2017 to 17/06/2017
Dundee, UK
The FEAT project brings together artists and Future & Emerging Technologies projects to push the boundaries of human knowledge. The exhibition will display the work of six leading international artists hosted within FET projects. Read more
eHealth Week tweet chat
From 12/04/2017 to 12/04/2017
On 12 April 12 at 6pm CET, you can join a live twitter debate about sharing data, the main eHealth Week theme. Teresa Bau, Healthcare Reporter and Communications Consultant, and Denise Silber, eHealth and social media consultant, and the eHealth Week Social Media Ambassadors will moderate this 60 minutes tweet chat. The hashtag to be used is #eHealthChat. Read more