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CAPS - events and upcoming calls

Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation (CAPS) have been featured twice in the European Commission's ICT Work Programmes (2013 and 2015), and new calls are coming up in the 2016-17 Work Programme. CAPS is addressing the (digital) social innovation emerging from the network effect, and addressed to researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs through multiple different instruments.

 
Europe’s policy options for a dynamic and trustworthy development of the Internet of Things

The rapidly-developing Internet of Things (IoT) may challenge conventional business, market, policy and societal models. This <a href="http://bookshop.europa.eu/en/europe-s-policy-options-for-a-dynamic-and-trustworthy-development-of-the-internet-of-things-pbKK0113297/" target="_blank">final report</a> to the European Commission aims to inform a consistent European policy stance capable of fostering a dynamic and trustworthy IoT that meets these challenges.

 
FINESCE: An internet platform for energy suppliers

<p> On July 26 the launch of the FINESCE project in Dublin was a success and got lots of press coverage in Ireland. At the event, the Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources commented on the funding by the European Union and the work was described by the ESB CEO.</p>

 
Future Network and MobileSummit 2013 - Call for Papers

FuNeMS2013, the 22nd Future Network and MobileSummit, will address the challenges of building the Future Internet Infrastructures, based on mobile, wireless and fixed broadband communications technologies, in the context of convergence and innovation. Scientific Papers are invited for online submission until 8 February 2013. The Call for Exhibitors will open in mid January with a deadline of 05 April 2013.

 
Last call - Help shape the Exhibition of ICT 2013

19 June 2013 - 16.00 is the deadline for submiting your proposal for ICT 2013 exhibition in Vilnius. 150 stands are available to showcase the latest findings in advanced research, technologies, new systems, innovation in services & business and ICT products just coming to market.

 
ICT 2013 - Conference programme announced - Have a look!

ICT 2013 conference will feature top ICT professionals from industry, academia & research. Speakers from across the ICT sector will address a range of issues from cloud computing, broadband, ICT infrastructures, ICT skills, cyber security, long term visions on the future and much more. Experts will present details on how to participate in the next EU's Research Programme - Horizon 2020.

 
The EU, safeguarding the open internet for all

Net neutrality can be a polarising debate. And if the net neutrality debate shows anything, it is how important the internet has become. Not just basic broadband, but high quality connections that are open, fast, enabling. Connectivity is at the heart of our innovative future. And people care about it deeply.

 
Call for tenders: Monitor of Online Vacancies for ICT Practitioners (MOVIP),SMART 2013/0059

The purpose of this call for tenders is to evaluate the feasibility of a software-based EU-wide monitor of vacancies for ICT practitioners published online, including a geographic breakdown at least at NUTS2 level and an occupational breakdown into at least 20 sub-categories of ICT practitioners. The evaluation of the feasibility will include a pilot covering one member state.

 
Help shape the Exhibition of ICT 2013

Submit your proposal for one of the 150 stands available to showcase the latest findings in advanced research, technologies, new systems, innovation in services & business and ICT products just coming to market. Deadline: 7 June 2013 - 16.00.

 
Award-winning EU project redefines the Internet strengthening users' online safety while boosting broadband speeds

An EU funded project that paves the way to an innovative Internet architecture meeting current traffic and growing security demands has just been awarded a prize at the Future Internet Assembly (FIA) in Dublin. The PURSUIT project received the Future Internet Award for its outstanding contribution to redefining the existing Internet design in order to ensure users' stronger control over their data while enhancing broadband connections.

 
The Samos 2013 Summit on Digital Innovation for Governments, Business and Society

The main topic of this year (digital innovation) will allow to touch upon information, communication, policy, organization, security and legal issues in areas like open governmental data, policy modelling, collaborative governance, opinion mining and visualization, collective awareness, digital enterprise and entrepreneurship, interoperability.

 
Future Internet Assembly Dublin 2013

The event will focus on how European Future Internet research and innovation will support EU’s competitiveness and enable a new wave of technologies at the eve of Horizon 2020.