Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Extrablatt! Europeana Newspapers final report published!

The EU co-funded project Europeana Newspapers has come to a close in March 2015, after 38 months of activity. There are still many activities which go on beyond the lifetime of the project, such as reporting and reviewing, disseminating and spreading the results as well as fostering take up and new initiatives around the use and exploitation of said outcomes.


PHENICX: How a live concert becomes a digital adventure

A live symphonic classical concert is an adventure: under the guidance of a conductor, more than a hundred players take you along on an extended musical journey. To someone not used to going to classical concerts, this may be quite daunting, though: what happens over the long course of a classical piece, and what should you listen to when all these musicians are playing at once? PHENICX can help.


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The EU film industry in the spotlight at the Venice International Film Festival

Five films which have been awarded EU funding are competing in the prestigious 72nd Venice International Film Festival between 2nd & 9th September. The European Commission has invested around 260,000 through the Creative Europe MEDIA programme to support the development and distribution of these films, which are taking part in the Official Selection and Orizzonti competitions.


Monday, August 31, 2015

You're not too old to keep fit with ELF@Home

Gadgets and wearables that support a healthy lifestyle are very hip today, but not always very attractive for the elderly. This is where ELF@Home comes in. It empowers people to manage their own health by self-check, self-care and self-fitness.


Blog post: The digital way to patient empowerment

Patients increasingly expect to have more say in their personal healthcare, with the help of digital tools, writes Pieter Van De Graaf, eHealth Clinical Strategy Lead of the Scottish Government.


Monitoring oxygen in premature baby brain can save lives

The EU-funded BabyLux project has developed an easy-to-use tool for checking oxygen levels in the brains of premature babies. This is an innovation that will save lives, writes BabyLux communication officer Monica Lancini in her blog post.