The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators

At an award ceremony in Brussels, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas and MEP Eva Kaili announced the four winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators, funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators are: 1st Prize (€100,000): Ms Read more about The winners of the 2018 EU Prize for Women Innovators[…]

Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020

Yesterday, the Portuguese city of Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020. The title of European Green Leaf 2019 goes jointly to the cities of Cornellà de Llobregat and Horst aan de Maas. These prestigious titles were awarded by the EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, at an Read more about Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020[…]

Why Visual Biofeedback?

Visual Biofeedback provides valuable information for the health professional who can objectively quantify results and therapy progress, allowing as well greater interaction with the patient. Additionally, the patients will be more proactive in their rehabilitation process with greater enthusiasm and motivation. Motivation is an important factor in patient compliance with therapy programs. ” Biofeedback  can be very important and helpful in clinical situations where therapeutic exercise is indicated. Biofeedback measures and shows Read more about Why Visual Biofeedback?[…]

EUR 8 million to Security for smart and safe cities, including for public spaces

Specific Challenge: In the cities, public spaces such as malls, open crowded gathering areas and events, and non-restricted areas of transport infrastructures, constitute “soft targets”, that is potential, numerous targets spread across the urban area and subject to “low cost” attacks strongly impacting the citizens. The generation, processing and sharing of large quantities of data Read more about EUR 8 million to Security for smart and safe cities, including for public spaces[…]

Robotics Core Technology – EU contribution between €5 million and €10 million

Specific Challenge: Autonomy in robotic systems is built on a combination of four core technologies: AI and Cognition: AI provides tools to make systems cognitive. Cognition equips robots with the ability to interact with people and environments, to learn and to categorise, to make decisions and to derive knowledge. Cognitive Mechatronics: Mechatronic systems where sensing and actuation Read more about Robotics Core Technology – EU contribution between €5 million and €10 million[…]

E-Mobility & Charging Infrastructure Forum

Electric Vehicles (EVs) are soon to dominate the urban transportation sector. EVs present an opportunity to transform the transportation sector with its many potential benefits, which include reducing local air pollution reduction, climate change impacts and oil use. Although Electricity is ubiquitous, a robust charging infrastructure is still lacking to make electro mobility a complete Read more about E-Mobility & Charging Infrastructure Forum[…]

Digital Factory Forum

The digital factory represents a leap forward from more traditional automation to a fully connected and flexible system—one that can use a constant stream of data from connected operations and production systems to learn and adapt to new demands. A key feature of the factory of the future is the sensor, which collects and feeds Read more about Digital Factory Forum[…]

Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation Forum

The Market of Robotic Process Automation appears to be highly competitive. To maintain their market position and to drive the market growth, various dynamic and diversified international and domestic organizations, and as well as new entrants form a competitive landscape. The forum provides an insightful understanding to the issues arising out of the AI and Robotic Automation and the Read more about Advanced Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation Forum[…]

New telemedicine exercise therapy

Anyone who gets an artificial hip or knee joint has to spend a lot of time in rehabilitation. The offers are scarce, though, and working people often cannot make the appointments due to time constraints. The result: the therapy is delayed, there are additional costs, and there is the added risk of possible health restrictions. Read more about New telemedicine exercise therapy[…]

€16 billion Space Programme to boost EU space leadership beyond 2020

For the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing to devote €16 billion to help maintain and further enhance the EU’s leadership in space. Space technology, data and services have become indispensable in the daily lives of Europeans and for Europe to pursue its strategic interests. Thanks to major investments, the EU has a Read more about €16 billion Space Programme to boost EU space leadership beyond 2020[…]

€500 million EU funding available for cross-border energy infrastructure

Following the adoption of the 2018 CEF Energy Work Programme in March 2018, the second call for energy proposals under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for 2018 has opened today. The European Commission will release €500 million of funding for energy infrastructure projects that plan to strengthen the EU’s internal energy market, enhance security of energy supply, Read more about €500 million EU funding available for cross-border energy infrastructure[…]