The Innovation Luminary Awards Gala Dinner is part of the annual Open Innovation 2.0 Conference which in 2016 was co-organised by the European Commission DG CONNECT's Open Innovation Group (OISPG) together with Intel Labs Europe, Committee of the Regions, CGI, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, City of Amsterdam, and kindly supported by Dublin City Council.
The European Commission has presented guidance aimed at supporting consumers, businesses and public authorities to engage confidently in the collaborative economy. These new business models can make an important contribution to jobs and growth in the European Union, if encouraged and developed in a responsible manner.
The event, hosted by Mont-Blanc project, will bring together experts from all areas of computing to examine how to best take advantage of the changing landscape of computer hardware and overcome research barriers for fields such as computational fluid dynamics, computational mechanics, life sciences, energy efficiency and financial modelling.
Contribute to the eGovernment Action Plan 2016 – 2020: this online platform has been set up to gather ideas for new actions and provides a space for all to collaborate and discuss how to improve eGovernment services in the EU.
What have the best brains of Europe come up with to improve healthcare with the help of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)? The pdf-document below offers an overview of the most current (on-going or recently finished) European funded projects in the field of ICT for health and wellbeing ('eHealth').
Online platforms bring many benefits to the 315 million Europeans who use the Internet every day. They allow market participants to exploit the advantages of digitisation and e-commerce. They have also changed the manner in which films, music and other creative content is distributed.
The study focuses on the social innovation enabled by the "network effect" of the Internet and by new models for co-production and sharing of content, and open development of apps. It includes the analysis of how the open innovation ecosystems can be more fluid for new entrepreneurship and enterprise creation based on societal innovation. It involved entrepreneurs, academics, students and "geeks", NGO and volunteers, citizens.
The European Network of Living Labs kicked off celebrations for its 10th anniversary during the Open Innovation 2.0 Conference with a celebratory cocktail which also coincided with the announcement of the new 10th Wave members of ENoLL.