Thursday, February 25, 2016

New project to propose new organization models in elderly care

The goal of the DECI project is to design and demonstrate the value of feasible interventions on business models in elderly care, enabled by ICTs, to be scaled across National Healthcare Systems. DECI will propose ways to strengthen traditional care organization models, through the support of digital tools targeted for elderly with Cognitive Impairments, based of innovative technologies, information sharing, data interoperability and replicable logics.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

A new comprehensive Digital Skills Indicator

The indicator covers four competence domains: information, communication, content creation and problem solving.

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Google renews its support to the Grand Coalition for the third year

Google renews its support to the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs for the third consecutive year and they pledge to train another million Europeans in crucial digital skills by the end of 2017.

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Public consultation on eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - contributions from respondents not registered in the EU Transparency register

List of non registered in the EU Transparency register

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Public consultation on eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - position papers

Positions papers by national, regional or local public administrations, and other Institutions. The public consultation was open from 30/10/2015 to 22/1/2016, but position papers are welcome and valuable contributions at any time.

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Contributions and preliminary trends of the public consultation on the eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020

The public consultation on the new eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 was carried on from 30/10/2015 to 22/1/2016. eGovernment is part of the actions for completing the Digital Single Market.

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Public consultation on eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - contributions from individual citizens

Contributions from citizens who have agreed that we publish their input under their names. The public consultation was open from 30/10/2015 to 22/1/2016.

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Public consultation on eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - contributions from businesses

You will find below the responses from businesses or private organisations (companies, associations, NGOs, trade associations, institutes...) who gave their consent to publication (in alphabetical order) and that are registered in the EU Transparency register. The public consultation was open from 30/10/2015 to 22/1/2016.

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Public consultation on eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - contributions from public bodies

You will find below the responses from public administrative bodies (local, regional, national, EU public administrations, and Institutions) who gave their consent to publication (in alphabetical order). The public consultation was open from 30/10/2015 to 22/1/2016.

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Public consultation on eGovernment Action Plan 2016-2020 - contributions from anonymous respondents

Anonymous replies

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Monday, February 22, 2016

H2020 Concertation meeting in support of the Cultural & Creative Industries

Given the increasing importance and attention to innovation in and through the Creative Industries and their role as a source of jobs, creativity and growth, this action and future efforts are aimed at building complementarities in order to increase the impact for individual projects and the field overall.

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Passing Down Traditional Games in a RePlay

The preservation of traditional sports and games could soon be guaranteed by new, cost-effective motion sensing technologies.

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CeBIT2016 - Digital Bridges Across Borders: Connecting Europe

Services in Europe are becoming increasingly digitalized. EU legalisation has sought to address the challenges brought by the digitalization of the economy, such as ensuring that the cross-border flow of data is secure and up-to-date; or preventing the proliferation of various standards and syntaxes in the Single Market. Programmes funded by the European Commission have contributed towards innovative, interoperable and reusable solutions to support the provision of digital services across borders.

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Joint website of Europe’s Research and Innovation Observatory and the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility now online

A new website to monitor the pace of research and innovation within the EU is now online. It provides data and analyses at both national and EU level.

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New eHealth guidelines for nurses and social workers

The EU-funded Ens4Care project has developed five guidelines for European nurses and social workers on how to use eHealth for promoting a healthy lifestyle and prevention, clinical practice, skills development for advanced roles, integrated care and nurse ePrescribing.

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Webinar on Innovating Responsibly in ICT for Healthy Ageing

The Responsible-Industry project consortium, in collaboration with the Action group of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing (EIP AHA), will present an introduction to Responsible Research and Innovation and give an overview of a framework for Responsible Research and Innovation in business and industry in the domain of ICT for health, demographic change and wellbeing.

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More than smartphones: White paper shows how 5G will transform EU manufacturing, health, energy, automotive, media & entertainment sectors

5G networks and services will be available from 2020 and will be the backbone of our future economy and society. Today at the Mobile World Congress, the European Commission and the 5G Public-Private Partnership (5GPPP) have outlined how the manufacturing, health, energy, automotive, media and entertainment sectors could use 5G to digitise their business models and what performance targets 5G should deliver for them to adopt it.

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Web survey on Open eGovernment Services

PwC, Open Evidence, and the Institute of Baltic Studies have launched a survey within the framework of the study project “Analysis of the Value of the New Generation of eGovernment Services and How Can the Public Sector Become an Agent of Innovation through ICT” (awarded by the European Commission – DG CONNECT)

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Net Futures 2016 Conference

Net Futures 2016 is a new innovative conference on the future of networks and, especially, the Future Internet. Net Futures 2016 will offer the opportunity to explore how the Future Internet can best serve and benefit from the Commission's Digital Single Market strategy.

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Two EU-funded films won Silver Bears at Berlinale

Danish actress Trine Dyrholm received the Silver Bear for Best Actress for her role in the film Kollektivet (The Commune) by Thomas Vinterberg. Polish movie, United States of Love by Tomasz Wasilewski won the Silver Bear for Best Script.

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Moving towards Digital Single Market: new online presence

2016 is when many elements of our DSM strategy will get going. This is a year where we move into delivery mode, with many proposals and legislative initiatives ahead. Debates, results of consultations, and policy proposals.

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