- Neelie Kroes: «Culture feeds the soul, but it is also a business opportunity»
On 2 October 2014, the European Commission published two reports, coinciding with the international conference held in Rome, at the National Central Library, on occasion of the Italian Presidency of the EU. The conference aimed at urging cultural institutions in Europe to put more cultural heritage online, with the government support. The Commission will continue to monitor progress in this area through periodic reports and by chairing expert groups on digitisation and digital preservation and monitoring the correct transposition of the Orphan Works Directive. Continue reading →
- "Digital Cultural Content Re-imagined: New Avenues for the Economy and Society" is the opening event of Europeana Space project.
Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of Europeana Space project, says: “This is a golden opportunity for the creative industries, for the cultural institutions, for students and researchers, for anybody interested in the new scenario of digital cultural heritage. This is the occasion to learn what is happening in this sector: join us, follow us on our blog, website and social networks!” Continue reading →
Research tells us that most of the Ancient Monuments were depicted and colourful; can you imagine them? Video mapping and lighting technologies arrived to help our imagination, enriching the visitor’s experience while ensuring that this reconstruction does not physically affects the monument.
Ivy League scientists at Harvard University in the U.S. have been working on a system that allows a some robots to communicate with each other to complete a task without assistance from humans to investigate how machines are able to imitate biological processes. Continue reading
The TICAL Conference is the place where the community come together, which is feed primarily with the experiences, knowledge and initiatives presented by universities, providing significant and unprecedented solutions around ICT topics for higher education institutions in all the areas of the university labor. Continue reading
Discussion is progressing in order to implemet at best the major priority to enhance research and development, through actions aimed at fostering framework conditions where enterprises are encouraged to experiment with innovation and change. Continue reading
The RDA 3rd Plenary concentrates on the theme ‘The Data Sharing Community: Playing YOUR part’ and is about exploiting RDA’s work to date to its full potential. The program will comprise of a mixture of keynotes, panels, networking, Working and Interest Groups as well as BoF sessions in topics ranging from agriculture to particle physics, from humanities to bioinformatics. Continue reading
“EUDAT will fill an important gap in the current European e-Infrastructure landscape,” said Dr. Kimmo Koski, Project Coordinator. “We aim to develop a generic infrastructure for scientific data management that can used by a diversity of research communities and existing infrastructures.” EUDAT project provides multidisciplinary collaboration, being represented in it different areas of research: linguistics, earth sciences, climate sciences, environmental sciences, and biological and medical sciences. Other communities have joined EUDAT as associate members, representing 15 research disciplines across all major fields of science. Continue reading
The 2013 edition of the school focused on the following main areas: processing of 3D/2D sampled data, technologies enabling easy production of multimedia presentation for the web or for museum kiosks, interpretation and reconstruction of the archaeological and ancient landscape, through Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics techniques. Continue reading
Between 8th and 12th of April 2013, EGI.eu and UK NGI, a partnership between GridPP and the National e-Infrastructure Service (NES), hosted the Community Forum 2013. The event, which was hold in Manchester in conjunction with the 3rd EMI Technical Conference, was very successful and provided a great opportunity to reflect upon the growing diversification in usage of the European Grid Infrastructure from across all research disciplines as well as the widening international collaboration that is taking place. Continue reading