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ICT in Europe: a socio-economic approach

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On January 20 and 21 (2011), eleven members of the EU Science Journalists Association (EUSJA) visited the JRC's Institute for Prospective Technological Studies, located in Seville, for an overview of its research activities focused on the Information Society.

Presentations

Day 1: Thursday January 20

Presentation of the European Commission's  Joint Research Centre and its
Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (JRC-IPTS)
Ramón Compañó. Programme Manager – EU Policies, Head of Programme office.

Overview of  Information Society activities.
David Broster - Information Society Head of Unit.

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Remote Patient Monitoring and Treatment
Yannis Maghiros, Principal IST Scientific Officer and Action Leader – Information society unit

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ICT for Inclusion
Clara Centeno. Principal Scientific Officer and Action Leader, Information society unit

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ICT for Learning
Yves Punie. Principal Scientific Officer. Information society unit.

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Day 2: Friday January 21

Transnational collaboration in R&D. Netwatch
Susana Elena. Scientific Officer - Knowledge for Growth unit.

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Corporate R&D.  The case of ICT companies: PREDICT & The industrial R&D investment Scoreboard
Héctor Hernández and Paul Desruelle, Principal Scientific Officers – Information Society unit.

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European Codes of Conduct for ICT companies.
Paolo Bertoldi, Senior Scientific Officer – Renewable energy. JRC's Institute for energy (IE).

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Competitiveness of European ICT Industries.
Paul Desruelle, Scientific Officer – Information Society unit

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Example 1: Videogames.
Jean Paul Simon, Senior Scientific Officer – Information society unit.

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Example 2: Automotive Industry.
Geomina Turlea, Senior Scientific Officer – Information Society unit.

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