This is the 4th LEARN workshop on research data.
It aims to provide participants with an opportunity to learn about Latin American experiences in Research Data Management, including policy development and implementation. The purpose of the LEARN project is to take the Roadmap for Research Data produced by the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and to develop this in order to build a coordinated e-infrastructure across Europe and beyond.
Rescuers are often left feeling powerless after calamities. The tragedy is so overwhelming that their huge efforts are sometimes not enough. Finally, "supernatural" help is on the way, through the Walk-Man humanoid robot.
On 26 October 2016 the European Parliament approved the directive on making the websites and mobile apps of public sector bodies more accessible. This means that people with disabilities – especially persons with vision or hearing impairments – will have better access to the websites and mobile applications of public services.
A total of 66 projects applied for the European Broadband Award 2016 from all over Europe. After thorough assessment and extensive discussions, the jury consisting of five European broadband experts, selected 16 finalists. The five winners will be announced by G.H.Oettinger, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, on the 14th November at the Award Ceremony during the "B-DAY: Going Giga" conference.
The projects applying for the European Broadband Awards 2016 are assessed by a jury composed of five European experts in broadband. The jury selects the finalists and the winners for each of the five award categories. The jury members are: David Cullen, Ana Garcia Robles, Per-Olof Gustafsson, Tomasz Kulisiewicz and Thomas Langer.
The Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission organises every year the #TranslatingEurope Forum to gather translation stakeholders, discuss topics of common interest and stimulate cooperation.
The B-Day: Going Giga conference was the first major opportunity to have questions answered and discussed at European level after the European strategy for a Gigabit society and the legislative proposals for a telecom review. Commissioner Oettinger was keynote speaker at the event. The Commissioner had also awarded the five winners of the European Broadband Awards 2016.
5G, Internet of Things, Cloud and Big Data were the main topics of the EU-Japan ICT Research and Innovation Symposium. During the two days of the event, European Commission and Japanese officials together with ICT experts involved in research and innovation projects funded by European and Japanese authorities had the opportunity to exchange views on the topics and establish direct scientific links between these two regions of the world.
The High Level Expert Group on the European Open science Cloud has published its first report on the European Open Science Cloud including a set of recommendations for further reflection and engagement of scientific user communities, research funders and Member States in the making of the initiative.