Wednesday, April 1, 2015

REMPARK's Final Project Workshop

The REMPARK project is organising this event to share the results it achieved after three years of work. It will focus on topics such as the self-management of Parkinson's disease through monitoring and the future breakthroughs as a result of ICT technology in disease management. Attendance is free and open to everyone with an interest in Parkinson's Disease and eHealth.



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'Technology could help tackle Europe's obesity epidemic'

Better data protection rules are needed to support personalised health technology, says Tim Lobstein in The Parliament Magazine. Lobstein is policy director at the World Obesity Federation, one of the partners of the EU-funded DAPHNE project.



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eGovPoliNet: The Policy Community

The main objective of the eGovPoliNet project was to increase and sustain an international community of policy modeling. The community consisted of experts from academia and practice in the field of ICT solutions for public governance and policy modeling. The project ended in February 2015. It continues its work in special interest groups (SIGs) within relevant existing communities.



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DiscoGnosis: Diagnosing infectious diseases at the point-of-care

A new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by an EU project research team can diagnose malaria and other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives.



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Standardisation in the context of Connected TV - Call for tenders SMART 2014/005

The subject matter of the contract is to collect data regarding the complete standards landscape (including add-ons) in the area of TV sets with added Internet in view of determining whether there are potential risks for fragmentation. It would also cover national and industrial specifications and the cost of adapting to them. It should also provide an overview of the reasons for applying diverging standards and give an outline of research needs that exist in the sector, with a view to overcoming fragmentation challenges.



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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

STORK eID infrastructure as an enabler of cross-border efficiencies when interacting with public and private sectors

STORK 2.0, along with partners from the CEF Digital team and the eIDAS task force, presented the status of the project and the successful story of a Large Scale Pilot project that gathers 58 organizations from 19 Member States, in a Seminar on Electronic identification and authentication (European Parliament, 25/3/2015).



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TEAM 2nd Annual Technical Review: nicely done TEAM-work

The EU FP7 funded research project TEAM, a large scale integrated project for energy-efficient and sustainable mobility, held its annual review in Berlin, Germany, on 26 March 2015. European Commission experts were invited to gain hands-on experience of the TEAM technology that has been developed.



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Cross-EU Digital Public Services at CeBIT 2015 - Blog post by Carsten Schmidt

CeBIT, the biggest ICT event in Europe, hosted e-SENS, e-CODEX and the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF DSIs - Digital Service Infrastructures) programme, showcasing some exciting solutions for modernising public administration around Europe.



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Save the date: 2nd High-level Cybersecurity Conference, 28th May 2015

The 2nd High-level Cybersecurity Conference, the largest EU event devoted to trust and security in the digital world, will take place on 28th May 2015 in Brussels. Do not miss the opportunity to participate in the discussion on the European Cybersecurity Strategy, the NIS Directive and the importance of trustworthy ICT in the EU industrial strategy. Save the date in your calendar. Registrations will open by 2nd April 2015.



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