The European Commission has launched the Zero Power Water Monitoring Horizon Prize, inviting European innovators to come up with solutions based on self-powered and wireless smart sensing technologies, designed for real-time monitoring of water resources. The € 2 million prize will be awarded through the EU's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
The Working Group 2 (WG2)aims to support the creation of next-generation digital platforms by defining possible next-generation platforms, reflecting on how building platforms should be approached on European level, and considering how existing and planned EU-wide, national, and/or regional platform development activities can contribute.
This study analyses the cross-border Use of Electronic Identification and Authentication Services to support Student Mobility and Access to Student Services in Higher Education Institutions of the EU, and also, identifies the issues preventing wider adoption of systems that may contribute to facilitate this access.
The aim of this study is to identify the potential of frugal innovation for Europe. In particular, it explores how Europe’s competences in the area of industrial and key enabling technologies could be leveraged in ‘frugal’ solutions
The study presents the findings of the monitoring tool on data workers, the value of the data market, the number of data user enterprises, the number of data companies and their revenues, and the overall value of the impact of the data economy on EU GDP. The findings will feed into further developing the Digital Single Market in the EU as data is a catalyst for economic growth, innovation and digitisation across all economic sectors, particularly for SMEs and start-ups.
This Commission Staff Working Document "Digital4Development" outlines a strategy to mainstream digital technologies into European Union development policy, contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SWD(2017) 157 final).
Cloud storage may have been available for a while, but successful attacks on major providers have made companies wary of the consequences of entrusting it with their most sensitive data. Thanks to a secure framework developed under the EU-funded PRACTICE project, these companies won’t have to rely on cloud providers anymore to keep their data whole and confidential.
According to a new report of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), 21 EU/EEA countries have developed or are in the process of developing systems to digitally record information about vaccination. Five of these digital systems automatically generate lists that identify the to be vaccinated populations, determine which vaccines are due or overdue, and generate reminders.