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  1. First European Robotics Week: A smashing success!

    The first ever European Robotics Week was held from November 28 to December 4, 2011. More than 130 organisations (companies, universities, research institutes) in 19 European countries organised over 360 robotics related activities. About 80,000 people vi ...

    Editor Connect - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  2. ICT PROPOSERS' DAY – Warsaw – 26/27 September 2012

    More than 2,000 participants are expected to attend this exceptional occasion to build quality partnerships, connecting academia, research institutes, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe.- Posted by Alessandro Barbagli ...

    Editor Connect - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  3. EU Research funding and bringing the good news: innovation for sustainable economy

    €1.5 billion of ICT-oriented research into human health, environmental protection, smart cities, resources management, and clean and secure energy.-- Posted by Mário Campolargo, Director CONNECT E, Net Futures On the 09 July I went to Lisbon to announce t ...

    Jelena Vasic - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  4. Commercial exploitation of ICT research can make a difference in our lives

    We asked 18 finished EC-funded projects in the field of micro-nanosystems and nanoelectronics- all of which had created patent applications- what they have done with the results of their project.--- Posted by Willy Van Puymbroeck, DG CONNECT, Head of unit ...

    Editor Connect - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  5. The ARAKNES project: the future gold standard for minimally invasive surgery

    The ultimate goal of ARAKNES is to integrate the advantages of traditional open surgery, laparoscopic surgery and robotics surgery.--- Posted by the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna team, coordinator of FP7 ARAKNES project ARAKNES is currently running the ...

    Editor Connect - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  6. How can we motivate people to adopt more sustainable travel behaviour?

    SUNSET provides a smart approach to our mobility challenges using ICT and Smartphone technology to serve people with tailored feedback on their actual and personal travel behaviour.--- Posted by Marcel Bijlsma, project coordinator FP7 project SUNSET Traff ...

    Lionel Sola - 16/03/2016 - 15:35 - 1 comment

  7. Connecting the oceans: Sounds good!

    Creating the “Internet of Underwater Things” is an ambitious undertaking that is strategic to the future of humanity as, once done with interconnecting the earth, the Oceans are the natural next step   This is a guest blog post written by journalist and s ...

    Marco Merola - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  8. Looking INSIDDE artworks: cutting-edge exploration based on graphene and terahertz waves applied to cultural heritage

    Thanks to graphene, the EU project INSIDDE makes non-invasive art exploration techniques possible. This is a guest blog post written by the Project Coordinator, Javier Gutiérrez Meana I think one of the words that better defines INSIDDE (Integration of te ...

    Javier Gutiérrez - 12/06/2015 - 11:33

  9. Virtual Physiological Human

    Deciding what treatment to give patients with serious illnesses, organ failure or even genetic disorders can present doctors with great difficulties. ICT provides medical professionals with tools to model and predict the effects of various treatment optio ...

    Agnes Marofka - 16/03/2016 - 15:35

  10. Information and communications technology in FP7

    ICT research benfits from a budget of €9.1 Billion under the EU’s 7th Framework Programme ("FP7"), covering the years from 2007 until 2013. FP7 Highlights The objectives of ICT research under FP7 are to improve the competitiveness of European in ...

    Irina Dimitrova - 19/06/2015 - 12:12