The impact on brands and profitability through Facebook business pages

There are more than 60 million business pages on Facebook and that number is from 2017. With those pages come scores of positive and negative posts generated by Facebook users. What researchers have seen is companies have very little control over what customers post, and negative posts can severely damage brands. New research in the Read more about The impact on brands and profitability through Facebook business pages[…]

To remain competitive, the EU needs to support industries in the digital transformation

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of EU support and funding for digitising industry and boosting digital innovation in Europe. The auditors will examine whether the European Commission provides effective support to Member States for digitisation of their industries, and helps start-ups and small- and-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in their efforts to Read more about To remain competitive, the EU needs to support industries in the digital transformation[…]

Drone detection radar based on an overseas technology

Senior Researcher Dae-gun Oh’s team in the Collaborative Robots Research Center developed a radar system that can detect subminiature drones that are 3km away. This research is expected to make huge contributions to strengthening domestic industries and defense capabilities by securing a world-class radar sensing technology. As a result of discovering a North Korean drone Read more about Drone detection radar based on an overseas technology[…]

The use of new technologies for monitoring should increase the effectiveness of environmental and climate measures

The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit to assess the EU’s use of new imaging technologies to monitor the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). In particular, the auditors will examine the support provided by the European Commission, as well as practices in the Member States. They will also consider the challenges hindering more rapid Read more about The use of new technologies for monitoring should increase the effectiveness of environmental and climate measures[…]

Being strategic with the maintenance of our highways and byways

As the summer months heat up, so will the asphalt and other materials used to make roads. Pavements, which are vulnerable to increased temperatures and excessive flooding due to sea level rise, can crack and crumble. Climate change can be a major contributor and as greenhouse gas emissions continue, which scientists say have caused an Read more about Being strategic with the maintenance of our highways and byways[…]

The European Commission launches two projects to support cooperation and innovation in Romanian regions and cities

The Commission is launching two projects to provide expertise to Romanian regions and cities, in cooperation with the Romanian government and the World Bank. Under the first project, Commission and World Bank experts will help Romanian county capitals develop stronger links with their periphery and use EU funding for projects that benefit the whole urban Read more about The European Commission launches two projects to support cooperation and innovation in Romanian regions and cities[…]

Over €2.2 billion requested for energy infrastructure projects

The 2019 CEF Energy call closed on date 13 June 2019 with INEA receiving a total of 17 proposals in the areas of electricity, gas and cross-border carbon dioxide networks (breakdown below). Admissibility and eligibility of the proposals will now be checked and the proposals will then be evaluated against the specific award criteria of the Read more about Over €2.2 billion requested for energy infrastructure projects[…]

IoT Signals a new research report designed to provide a global overview of the IoT landscape

IoT’s promise will be unlocked by addressing skills shortage, complexity and security Microsoft Corp. today announced IoT Signals, a new research report designed to provide a global overview of the IoT landscape. Microsoft surveyed over 3,000 IoT decision-makers in enterprise organizations in order to give the industry a holistic, market-level view of the IoT ecosystem, Read more about IoT Signals a new research report designed to provide a global overview of the IoT landscape[…]

Abu Dhabi Roads Infrastructure – Connecting Cultures and Enabling Economies

From having no paved streets to building some of the world’s best, most modern, fully integrated and sustainable road networks and infrastructure, Abu Dhabi has undergone a remarkable transformation in the last 50 years. Today, the UAE capital has established itself as a key economic powerhouse, not just regionally but globally, by building and maintaining Read more about Abu Dhabi Roads Infrastructure – Connecting Cultures and Enabling Economies[…]

E-commerce still vulnerable to VAT and customs duty evasion

Many challenges in collecting correct amounts of VAT and customs duties on e-commerce remain to be resolved, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. In particular, EU controls are insufficient to prevent fraud and detect abuse, while enforcement of collection is still not effective. However, recent developments and new provisions for Read more about E-commerce still vulnerable to VAT and customs duty evasion[…]

EU regulation fosters air traffic management modernisation, but EU funding largely unnecessary

EU regulation has fostered air traffic management modernisation, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors. But EU funding of projects was largely unnecessary and its management was affected by shortcomings, say the auditors. In 2005, the EU launched a programme known as SESAR to harmonise and modernise air traffic management (ATM) Read more about EU regulation fosters air traffic management modernisation, but EU funding largely unnecessary[…]

A new Strategic Innovation Agenda for 2021-2027 proposed by the European Commission

Today, the European Commission has proposed an update of the legal base of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) as well as its new Strategic Innovation Agenda for 2021-2027. The EIT is an independent EU body created in 2008 that is strengthening Europe’s ability to innovate. The proposals adopted today will align the Read more about A new Strategic Innovation Agenda for 2021-2027 proposed by the European Commission[…]