Friday, September 30, 2016

Revolutionary 'iknife' for cancer surgery

European researchers developed an innovative surgical tool that relies on mass spectrometry to discriminate between tissues. Its implementation is expected to revolutionise surgery.

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Age-friendly housing: a European Brainstorm about Neighbourhoods of the Future

After events in the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, and Switzerland, the European roadshow on age-friendly housing arrives in Genk, Belgium.

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In Silico - Turning big data into personalised medicine

Taking place in the European Parliament, this debate will focus on the revolutionary role of In Silico medicine in the pharmaceutical, medical devices and software industries and how regulatory systems would need to adapt to these new changes.

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Broadband coverage in Europe 2015

The "Broadband Coverage in Europe 2015" study monitors the progress of EU Member States towards their specific broadband coverage objectives – namely: ‘Universal Broadband Coverage by 2013’ and ‘Universal Broadband Coverage with speeds at least 30 Mbps’. This report covers thirty-one countries across Europe – the 28 EU Member States, plus Norway, Iceland and Switzerland, and analyses the availability of nine broadband technologies (DSL, VDSL, cable modem, DOCSIS 3, FTTP, WiMAX, HSPA, LTE and satellite) across each market, at national and rural levels.

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EPP-eHealth survey: Have your say on public procurement

Do you supply eHealth goods or services? EPP-eHealth, an EU-funded project working on transforming the eHealth market, would like to know your opinion about public procurement in the healthcare sector.

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European Cyber Security Month: get in the driving seat of your own online security

October 2016 is European Cyber Security Month and will bring plenty of opportunities for people to discover how to stay safe online and play an active role in their own security.

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Smart Health - Digital innovation driving smarter health in Europe

This Forum Europe debate will include both digital innovation and horizontal, cross-sector perspectives, with a view to enabling a deeper, less siloed approach to healthcare thinking in Europe.

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Commission study on remuneration of authors of books and scientific journals, translators, journalists and visual artists for the use of their works

A new EU study looks at the remuneration paid to authors in the print sector in ten EU countries (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Poland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Hungary and Denmark). The study was conducted to support policy-making in the area of copyright. The Commission is looking for evidence on whether, and to what extent, the differences that exist amongst the Member States' legislative frameworks affect levels of remuneration and the functioning of the internal market.

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Study on the Satellite and Cable Directive

This study focuses on the functioning of the EU Satellite and Cable Directive of 1993.

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

ICT Research and Innovation for Creative Industries and Cultural Heritage: Horizon 2020 Information and Networking Day

This event addresses potential applicants for two Horizon 2020 Calls in the fields of ICT research & innovation supporting the Creative Industries and Cultural Heritage

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Digital Champions Bratislava statement on eGovernment

We are living through challenging times when the mission of the European project needs to be reinvented. If we want a prosperous digital Europe, we cannot wait with ambitious actions. The Digital Single Market is definitely one of the key European policy initiatives and can become an engine for prosperity. However, to achieve an ultimate vision of the interconnected and innovative Europe, we need to put a lot of effort into the digital transformation of our continent.

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Call for Proposals for a Pilot Project for developing the use of new technologies and digital tools in education

The aim of this pilot project is to identify existing digital learning solutions that can support teachers in the classroom and parents at home with pupils having attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and/or concentration problems, and to provide good practice examples where technology has been successfully used in daily classroom activities to help pupils with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and concentration problems.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Call for Proposals for a Preparatory Action – Open Knowledge Technologies: Mapping and Validating Knowledge

The aim of this preparatory action is to develop and demonstrate a European-wide learning and assessment technology system and networks to facilitate the up- and re-skilling of European citizens at risk of exclusion, in particular migrants, whilst empowering citizens to take more responsibilities for their own learning. The solution should deliver employability skills for the particular target group, by matching the interests and the current knowledge of these with the most demanded labour market skills and suggest possible learning roadmaps.

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Wednesday 28 - Thursday 29 September: Digital Assembly in Bratislava

More than 750 European researchers, investors and policy makers will gather in Bratislava, Slovakia, on 28 and 29 September for the 2016 Digital Assembly (#DA16eu) to discuss the creation of a Digital Single Market in the EU.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Women in Digital Age

The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of 60.000 EUR The purpose of the call for tender is to produce a study which should identify and analyse gender-segregated data on women and digital economy with a view of drawing informed conclusions about the status quo and identifying high-yield actions to correct identified asymmetries (SMART 2016/0025)

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Monday, September 26, 2016

Contributions received from public bodies to the ad hoc consultation on the Evaluation and Review of the ePrivacy Directive

In addition to the public consultation the European Commission consulted a number of public bodies.

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7 EU funded films awarded at the San Sebastian Film Festival

The Giant (J├Ątten) by Johannes Nyholm (SE, DK) has won the Special Jury Prize at San Sebastian Film Festival. In total €422.370 were invested in the 7 EU MEDIA supported movies awarded this weekend.

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