Friday, May 22, 2015

Meet the best European eHealth SME's of 2015

The best eHealth/mHealth solutions produced by SMEs across Europe have been awarded during eHealth Week 2015.


Interview: 'Combat obesity, share your daily steps with your doctor'

Wearable technology is surging in popularity, now its time to let doctors access this data, according to Professor Tim Lobstein, director of policy at the World Obesity Federation and one of the experts of the EU-funded DAPHNE project.


Presentations Speakers' Corner at eHealth Week

The slides presented by EU-funded eHealth projects at the Speakers' Corner during eHealth Week are now available.


Digital single market strategy could help healthcare transcend borders

"Digital health needs to reach out to citizens and empower them, not to expect citizens to make the leap on their own", according to Pteris Zilgalvis and Terje Peetso (European Commission, DG Connect).


EGI-INSPIRE: Building the digital European Research Area from the ground up

EGI offers scientists and researchers borderless access to distributed computing infrastructures


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Public Sector Transformation - Integrating digital into the delivery of public services in Europe

This conference will use case studies and digital stories to animate and bring to life the impact that digital can, and is having, on the delivery of public services.


1st Media Conference of the Eastern Partnership

Free speech and an informed, professional press are essential for this kind of democratic society. They are fundamental to the choices that citizens make about the future of their country. Without them, the public cannot weigh up options or judge their leaders. Without them dangerous prejudices and misperceptions take root, which undermine chances for peace and stability.


Trust and Security FP7 Success Stories and Handbook

The project SECCORD - organiser of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Forum - has assembled and edited two overviews of Trust and Security projects in FP7. The handbook provides a comprehensive view of the EC's FP7 activities in the field of cybersecurity and online privacy. The impact and innovation generated by these activities is showcased in the Success Stories report.


DALi: Robot walker for elderly people in public spaces

Elderly people with walking difficulties are often intimidated by busy public places. This led an EU research project to develop a robot walker to guide them around shopping centres, museums and other public buildings, thus enhancing their autonomy.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

eID: the business case for the banking and finance community

What is the value of electronic identification (eID) for the business model of banks and payments companies and how can they go digital in the near future? These and more questions will be addressed during this stakeholder event, moving the banking and finance sector forward in making the use of eID a daily reality for the industry and citizens.


The schools in Europe are not using films and audiovisual material to the full, concluded EU study

The new EU study recommends to include the film literacy in school curricula, and to promote the establishment of general rules for licensing schemes, contributing to a wider use of films and other audiovisual content in European Schools.


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

INSIDDE: Uncovering the real history of art using a graphene scanner

Museum curators, art restorers, archaeologists and the broader public will soon be able to learn much more about paintings and other historic objects, thanks to an EU project which has become a pioneer in non-invasive art exploration techniques, based on a graphene scanner.


Monday, May 18, 2015

Morpheus Cup: Europe’s First Higher Education Digital Championship

In this competition, under the patronage of Vice-President of the European Commission Andrus Ansip, students from 47 education establishments in 17 European countries will take part in the European final in Luxembourg.