Francesca De Chiara (PhD) is social researcher at the Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Center for Information and Communication Technology where she has joined the Digital Commons Lab. She’s currently TheGovlab Resident Fellow 2015 at New York University where she’s developing the Italian version of OpenData500 study. She co-founded the first Italian Node of the Open Data Institute in Trento. Since February 2013, she has been working on the the open government data catalog dati.trentino.it. She has been Visiting Research Fellow at Cornell University (US) and at the University of Warwick – Warwick Business School. She has research experience in the field of open data, open government and development studies and is mainly interested in analyzing and assessing the impact and the actual reuse of open data. She is part of the Open Knowledge Foundation Network, collaborates in some bottom-up initiatives focused on crowdsourcing and civic monitoring, like Monithon.it. She’s editor of the OKFN Italian official blog, author of academic articles and lately referee for the European Journal of Political Research. She has served as country reviewer for the first edition of the Open Data Barometer, she has translated the Open Data Certificates (now in Beta) in Italian in 2014, organized the first edition of the contest Trentino Open data Challenge, and is responsible for the open data related activities within the EU FP7-funded Finodex project, an accelerator for startups and SMEs that make use of both existing open data-sets and the platform FiWare.
Associate Professor of Public Law in the University of Salerno (Italy).
Professor in Comparative Private Law at the Universityof Salerno, where he teaches Information and Communication Comparative Law and Advertising Law.
Massimiliano Bencardino is a researcher in Economic-political Geography at the University of Salerno.
Professor of Political Science and Communication and of E-democracy and E-Government Policies at the University of Salerno.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]