Saturday, October 17, 2015

Harmonized security policies for cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems create international benefits

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) technologies offer transformative opportunities for transportation. C-ITS delivers dedicated, trusted connectivity that results in significant improvements in safety and mobility, open data environments that that transform system operations, and communications between vehicles and infrastructure. By enabling these technologies, a technology continuum is created that builds to more exciting innovations such as Smart Connected Cities.


Friday, October 16, 2015

ICT2015 brings together the best of Europe's ICT research & innovation

ICT 2015 - Innovate, Connect, Transform, takes place in Lisbon from 20th to 22nd October 2015 with some of the most important European players in ICT, the excellence of EU universities and research centres and flourishing SMEs and start-ups.


Preparatory Action - European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF)

The Commission is launching a Call for Proposals for a preparatory action in the field of media freedom. Participants are invited to submit proposals with a view to facilitate the functioning of a Centre that monitors and documents any violations to media freedom and puts in place concrete solutions to address these violations.


Wednesday, October 14, 2015

From Citizen to Citoyen - workshop at European Health Forum Gastein

According to Angela Brand of the European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM), "Only citizens who are actively involved in their healthcare and in control over their data can become 'citoyens'". However, an essential prerequisite for becoming a citoyen would be that patients have a better understanding of their disease, which means that improving health literacy is a necessary first step.


Better care for dementia and early diagnosis through innovative tech

The EU-funded "Virtual Physiological Human: DementiA Research Enabled by IT" (VPH-DARE@IT) project aims to improve our understanding of dementia onset and progression by integrating the knowledge and data of researchers, clinicians, patients and citizens. You can even check yourself if you are at risk of getting dementia through one of their platforms.


ECTA Regulatory Conference 2015

The European Commission is preparing an ambitious review of the EUs digital rulebook and consulting extensively on the telecoms framework, connectivity needs of the future, platforms and standards. ECTAs Annual Regulatory Conference will explore a wide range of timely policy issues in a series of keynote speeches and panel discussions.


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

FUSIMO: Advanced technology for non-invasive cancer treatment

Imagine removing a tumour without a scalpel. This is possible thanks to a certain type of ultrasound: strong, concentrated ultrasonic waves are directed at the patient's body in such a way that they heat up and kill individual cancer cells. Computer support is of the utmost importance.


Monday, October 12, 2015

Workshop on the new EU eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020

The aim of this workshop is to collect best practices, ideas and feedback on how to engage with stakeholders online. We will look at how the European Commission's platform could best help to crowdsource ideas for the next eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 and how eGovernement communities can contribute to it.


PATHway: Better quality of life of people with cardiovascular disease

The EU-funded PATHway project has the potential to create real, positive benefits for the quality of life of people with cardiovascular disease and will be exhibited at ICT 2015.


Exploring FIWARE opportunities towards China

This workshop; organised by the EU-funded CHOICE project, will bring together key stakeholders specialized in the ICT field to discuss EU-China Research Development and Innovation collaboration under FIWARE with a focus on key technological domains like Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and specific application fields such as Smart City.