This conference is organized in the framework of the FET funded QUCHIP project and the Marie-Curie project PICQUE. It will be the final conference for both projects. The scientific program foresees tutorial lectures, invited seminars on scientific results, oral contributions and posters. The deadline for abstract submission is 15 April 2017.
The European FP7 project DIADEMS (DIAmond Devices Enabled Metrology and Sensing) and the French regional project SIRTEQ (Science and Engineering for Quantum Technologies in the French region of Ile-de-France) are organising a joint industry-orientated workshop bringing together some of the most prominent stakeholders in the field of Quantum Technologies.
This event is a unique opportunity for FET funded researchers, engineers and high tech SMEs to foster the exploitation of their research results by accessing business leaders including Business Innovation Centres, Innovation Incubators, early stage investors and venture capitalists.
A new step has been reached in the implementation of the FET Flagship on Quantum Technologies announced one year ago, with the adoption on 24th of April of an update of the Horizon 2020 FET Work Programme 2016-2017, which now includes a call for proposals for a Coordination and Support Action to support the community in establishing the flagship initiative and its coordination with national activities in the field.
On 19 May 2017, Roberto Viola, Director-General of Communications Networks, Content and Technology and Edgar Olvera Jiménez, Undersecretary of Communications of the Ministry of Communications and Transport co-chaired the first dialogue on the digital economy between the EU and Mexico. The wide-ranging discussion noted the importance of Mexico's reforms for developing a competitive market, where European telecom companies and equipment providers are actively involved. They also agreed to pursue discussions on connectivity and infrastructure investment.
The EU development policy and the Digital Single Market (DSM) have more in common than you might first imagine. While the EU and its Member States provide more than half of global development assistance, through the DSM we also want to be a global leader when it comes to setting standards. Read the blog post by Roberto Viola (Director General DG Connect) and Stefano Manservisi (Director General DG DEVCO).
The FP7 post-grant Open Access pilot, run by OpenAIRE, will be extended for another 10 months, until end of February 2018. The pilot supports Open Access publications arising from finished FP7 projects.