The Quantum Technology (QT) Flagship Intermediate Report, defining the research agenda of the initiative, has been published. Read the blogpost from Khalil Rouhana, deputy Director-General at the European Commission.
The conference gathered around 150 participants in Malta who heard about the recommendations, by the High-Level Expert Group, on the Strategic Research Agenda of the Quantum Technology Flagship, and some national initiatives in quantum technology.
The event aimed to provide information about the topics addressed in the ICT30-Photonics KET (Key Enabling Technology) call, covering a number of different areas with different funding schemes and with a budget of 89 M€.
How can we explore the inside of a volcano? What are the conditions in caverns deep beneath the earth surface? FET Open project Phoenix seeks to get information about places where humans have no or only extremely difficult access.
MAFEIP ('Monitoring and Assessment Framework for the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing') was initially developed in response to the specific monitoring needs of the EU Innovation Partnership. At present, it must be considered and used as a support to evidence-based decision-making for all institutions and users. You can join now.
Falling in their own home and not being able to get up by themselves is one of the biggest worries for elderly people and their relatives. The GrowMu robot – which is also called Hugo – can detect such a dangerous situation and call for help.
Five films supported by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme were awarded with Golden and Silver Bears at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), one of the world's major film festivals.
A few years ago, Nelson Mandela nailed the importance of multilingualism in two sentences: "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart." Read this blog post by Roberto Viola (European Commission, Director General DG Connect) and Rytis Martikonis (European Commission, Director General DG Translation).
The European Commission has opened today a call for proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs). Up to €27.5 million will be made available to meet the needs of public administrations, businesses and citizens in their cross-border activities. The deadline for submitting proposals is 18 May 2017.
Today the European Commission decided that a decision by the Lithuanian regulator to suspend, for three months (21/11/2016 – 21/02/2017), the retransmission of a Russian language channel "RTR Planeta" containing incitement to hatred is compatible with EU law.