25 projects supporting the Graphene Flagship and the Human Brain Project are recommended for funding
FLAG-ERA, the network of regional and national research funding organisations in Europe, announced the list of projects it has recommended for funding. They were selected after the third Joint Transnational Call for projects to support the Graphene Flagship and the Human Brain Project.
Smart City Expo World Congress
The international summit on cities and smart urban solutions has the theme "Cities made of Dreams", bringing together 85 speakers and more than 6,000 attendees. The event gathers 1,010 exhibitors and hosts the Smart Mobility Congress and Digital Future Society.
Study on the application of the Orphan Work Directive
The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 143.999.
The purpose of this call for tenders is to commission a study to analyse the application of Directive 2012/28/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on certain permitted uses of orphan works. The...
Ultrafast connectivity supports industry, rural areas and youth in the Basque Country
With 45% of the region’s GDP relying on industrial activity, and concerns for the depopulation of its rural areas, the Basque regional government launched the PEBA Basque Country broadband project to reinforce the region’s industrial competitiveness, ensure its attractiveness for business and the younger generations, and increase the quality of life of its citizens. Begun in 2014, the project now...
Interview with Paolo Dario on bio-robotics and the potential of disruptive scientific thinking
Paolo Dario is one of the leading European researcher in bio-robotics and a prominent ambassador of the Future and Emergent Technologies (FET) programme. He has contributed to some of the most outstanding achievements in this field as for instance the development of neuro-controlled upper limb prosthesis for amputees.
Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call 2019-2 closed: 95 proposals to compete for EUR 25 million EU funding
The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom 2019–2 call in support of European Digital Service Infrastructures in the areas of Cybersecurity, eHealth, eProcurement, European e-Justice, European Platform for Digital Skills and Jobs and the Public Open Data is now closed. Ninety-five (95) proposals were received, requesting a total of EUR 54.888.829 for EUR 25.000.000 of available funding.