Launched early February, the FET Youtube playlist already counts 49 videos and more than 1200 views of the key achievements of projects funded under the the Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) programme of the European Union.
In the context of open science, the goal of the European Commission is that the research data from Horizon 2020 projects are deposited as open data in a digital repository. For all new Horizon 2020 projects starting in 2017 Open Research Data will be the default option. OpenAire has compiled a list of the tools and resources it offers to assist in managing and preserving research data.
As the last step towards the end of roaming charges by 15 June 2017, representatives of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission agreed on how to regulate wholesale roaming markets (the prices operators charge each other when their customers use other networks when roaming in the EU).
The Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS) initiative intends to create awareness of the role that each and every one of us can play to ease sustainability problems. The workshop will be part of Digital Social Innovation Fair 2017.
ALEC2017 'Accelerating Digital Health' is a captivating event uniting digital health professionals from across the globe in the arctic region of Norrbotten for two days of inspiration, networking and skill development.
The EU puts an end to roaming charges for all travellers as of 15 June 2017. Dismantling additional charges for travellers, who call, send messages or surf the internet on their mobile devices while being abroad, has been one of the biggest success stories in Europe.
The Commission has just published the results of the Public Consultation on the Termination Rates Recommendation. The respondents provided their view on the impact of the Recommendation, and whether the current regulatory approach should be maintained or amended.
The 4th of February is World Cancer Day. Digital solutions can improve cancer treatment for example by helping doctors to plan surgery better, predict its outcomes and by integrating available knowledge.
Held on 25 January, the workshop consisted on the presentation of studies related to Standards Essential Patent (SEP) mandated by the Commission services, including their recommendations, followed by a discussion with the participants.