Highly connected automated driving will connect your car to the transport infrastructure and make it process data in a way which will help smooth traffic, avoid congestion and reduce emissions. It will also increase road safety: vehicles that are connected and communicate with each other and with the transport infrastructure will anticipate and avoid dangerous situations and can react quickly in case of danger. This event is organised by the European Commission, with the support of the EC-funded projects CARTRE and SCOUT. Read more
IMAILE partners are looking for other procuring organizations to accelerate the use and development of Education technology. Aim is to prepare both a Public Procurement of Innovative solutions (PPI) that could start after ending the ongoing IMAILE Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) in January 2018 and to prepare also a new PCP in the field of education. If you would like to join, please contact IMAILE before 15 March 2017. Read more
Select4Cities published the call for tenders for its Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP). The PCP is powered by the cities of Antwerp, Helsinki and Copenhagen. The challenge is to harness the power of the Internet-of-Everything (IoE) and develop an open, standardised, data-driven, service-orientated and user-centric platform that enables large-scale co-creation and testing of urban IoE applications and services. Deadline to send offers: 14 April 2017 to win R&D contracts ranging from EUR 36,000 to EUR 800,000 each. Read more
Partners from across Europe -NGOs, construction and IT industries, research organisations, representatives of the older generation and the finance sector- are joining forces to create innovative, smart, inclusive living environments for our ageing societies with a common vision on how to move ahead in 2017. Read more
Climate change, increased urbanization and increased world population are several of the factors driving global challenges for water management. This roadmap was finalised by the European Commission in August 2016, with inputs gathered from 20 FP7/H2020 research projects -grouped in the ICT4Water cluster- and taking into account other relevant reports. Read more
The first workshop since the adoption of the new eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 will present the new plan and focus on animating its implementation, in particular its dynamic aspects.
The aim of the workshop, jointly organised by the Committee of the Regions and the European Commission, is to show how the new eGovernment Action Plan is useful for all levels of administration - European, national, regional and local - and how stakeholders will be engaged in its future evolution. Read more
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60 000.
The purpose of this call for tenders is to gain insights into the current data-related situation (taxonomy, mapping, gap analysis, players, market structure, business models, applicable legislation, bottlenecks and their cause) in the context of the adoption and application of smart mobility solutions for cities, communities and local stakeholders. Read more
New EU wide rules will abolish the current requirement to have an authenticity stamp on public documents (such as birth or marriage certificates) issued in one EU country before presenting them to a public authority in another EU country. If the receiving authority has serious doubts about the authenticity of a public document presented by a citizen, it will be able to consult the issuing authority through the Internal Market Information system (IMI) for back-office verification between authorities, a solution developed under the EU funded ISA programme. Read more