Don't miss this conference on innovation procurement under the Estonian presidency of the EU. Discover new innovation procurement policy initiatives at national and EU level. Learn from real-life experiences from procurers and companies across Europe that are implementing innovation procurements. Network for the upcoming 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 calls that will fund new innovation procurements.
Blockchain technology is complex, controversial and fast-moving, but is of increasing interest to citizens, businesses, supervisors and legislators across the European Union. That is why the European Commission (DG CONNECT) and the European Parliament (STOA) invite you to the first joint event on Blockchain.
As a key part of the Digital Single Market strategy, the European Commission has published the annual Europe's Digital Progress Report (EDPR), which monitors progress in digital policies in the Member States. The report benchmarks developments in connectivity, digital skills, use of internet by citizens and by business, digital public services, and investment in research, development and innovation in ICT.
The European Commission has launched the Zero Power Water Monitoring Horizon Prize, inviting European innovators to come up with solutions based on self-powered and wireless smart sensing technologies, designed for real-time monitoring of water resources. The € 2 million prize will be awarded through the EU's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
The aim of this study is to identify the potential of frugal innovation for Europe. In particular, it explores how Europe’s competences in the area of industrial and key enabling technologies could be leveraged in ‘frugal’ solutions
In the words of the web’s pioneer Marc Andreessen, “software is eating the world”. Ever more products, services, and entire industries, existing ones as well as new, are running on software. The main technological trends for future software development and its challenges will define where investments, for example through Horizon 2020 (H2020), will be useful and efficient. This study report on the research priorities for software technologies, gives an analysis of this area and its emerging issues.
For the second time in a row, the European Commission takes part in CeBIT, one of the largest global IT fairs, by hosting the high-level digital policy conference “Driving the Digital Economy and Society in Europe”, and with a major exhibition of state of the art ICT innovations.
The European Commission puts the spotlight on some of the most promising digital innovations emerging from EU funded research and innovation projects by inviting 18 high-potential innovators to CeBit 2017
Following the success of the Graphene Pavilion in 2016 the Graphene Flagship will showcase the latest achievements and innovations from the graphene community covering a worldwide perspective in a Graphene Experience Zone at the Mobile World Congress.