Communication strategies for high-risk research
High-risk research and its communication image – that was the topic of the first panel discussion held during the "Signals from the Future" event.
Call for tenders open: Murcia university smart campus solution
In this pre-commercial procurement, the university of Murcia aims to equip their infrastructure with a collective intelligence that improves campus resource management and enables the university to offer new services. Innovative solutions should improve current smart cities/campus solutions based on opportunities offered by advanced Internet of Things technologies for data capture, fast broadband 5G communications, distributed computing and integration of...
Call for tenders open: Dublin city council looks for smart waste collection solutions
Dublin City Council invites potentially interested bidders to make offers for its new pre-commercial procurement that is seeking to trial innovative solutions that enable smarter management of the on street storage and presentation of household and commercial waste. The procurement will involve fast prototyping and testing (maximum 6 months) of up to three different solutions. Deadline for submission of offers:...
EU-Republic of Korea High Level Policy Dialogue
The first EU-Republic of Korea High Level Policy Dialogue on digital economy took place via videoconference on 18 November 2020.
European Democracy Action Plan: making EU democracies stronger
The European Commission has presented this week its European Democracy Action Plan to empower citizens and build more resilient democracies across the EU. Standing up to challenges to our democratic systems from rising extremism and perceived distance between people and politicians, the Action Plan sets out measures to promote free and fair elections, strengthen media freedom and counter disinformation.
New EU financing instrument of up to €150 million to support European artificial intelligence companies
Yesterday at the Web Summit in Lisbon, the European Investment Bank (EIB) together with the European Investment Fund (EIF) launched a new financing instrument, in the form of a co-investment facility of up to €150 million, to support artificial intelligence companies across Europe.