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  1. New applications through revolutionary BNCI technologies

    BNCI- Brain-Neural-Computer-Interaction- investigates how brain activity can be recorded and used to interact with an electronic device. BNCI uses, for instance, direct electroencephalography (EEG) in combination with information from sensors that capture ...

    Juliette Legros - 10/06/2015 - 16:04

  2. ICT and fall prevention for elderly

    Each year, one in three people over 65 has a serious fall, mostly in their home. Often their quality of life is severely diminished: loss of mobility, severe dependency and physical disability. The cost of falls is high and will continue to rise as long a ...

    Juliette Legros - 08/06/2015 - 11:39

  3. Cloud Computing Expert Group on Research

    Since spring 2009 a group of experts develops the Cloud Computing vision for Europe and future research and policy directions. The results were published in the report " The future of Cloud Computing " in January 2010. Since then, technology for ...

    Andrei Bandrabur - 15/06/2015 - 11:42

  4. Policies for Ageing Well with ICT

    ICT can help older people to stay healthy, independent and active at work or in their community. The European Commission funds several research projects in the field. One in three Europeans will be over 65 by 2060. The ratio of working people to the ' ...

    Juliette Legros - 19/01/2016 - 16:00

  5. Research and innovation for ageing well with ICT

    Ageing is one of our major societal challenges and ICT is key for tackling it. The EU actively supports and provides funding for research and innovation in ICT and ageing well. Research on ICT for ageing well The European Union, Member States and industry ...

    Juliette Legros - 19/01/2016 - 11:09

  6. Photonics Research Stories

    Photonics play an important role in applications that span from brain and neurosurgery to pollution control. Photonics projects funded by the European Union achieved outstanding results, here are some examples. Mid-Infrared Solid-State Laser Systems for M ...

    Tanya Nikolova - 12/06/2015 - 11:35

  7. Industrial innovation and cooperation at the European level

    Photonics are growing in importance in Europe, that is the reason behind the establishment of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) under Horizon 2020. Photonics are of paramount importance for Europe. Hence, a Public Private Partnership (PPP) is expected to ...

    Tanya Nikolova - 04/03/2015 - 16:50

  8. The Active and Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL JP)

    The Active and Assisted Living Joint Programme (AAL JP) supports applied research on innovative ICT-enhanced services for ageing well, with a time to market of 1 to 3 years. The AAL JP 2013-2020 is driven by Member States and supported by the European Com ...

    Juliette Legros - 19/01/2016 - 16:34

  9. Photonics – what is it about?

    Photonics is the science and technology of light. Photonics deals with generating, guiding, manipulating, amplifying and detecting light. Photonics is behind many of the innovations which have transformed the way we live in the last few years. Lasers, opt ...

    Tanya Nikolova - 24/02/2016 - 17:14

  10. Why Research the Future Internet?

    The Internet is more successful than was ever imagined- but its innovative and widespread uses pose challenges, for example for security and privacy. Opinions differ on how to approach those challenges; but experimental facilities are supporting the evide ...

    Georgi Grigorov - 02/04/2015 - 11:03

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