eChallenges e-2013 Conference and Exhibition


Supported by the European Commission and hosted by national governments, the 23rd annual eChallenges e-2013 Conference & Exhibition took place in Malahide, Dublin, Ireland from 09 – 11 October.

The eChallenges Conference Series regularly attracted participation from 500 senior representatives of leading commercial, government and research organisations around the world, who share Information Society and ICT related knowledge and experience, lessons learnt, good practice and innovation.

eChallenges provided a prestigious, international forum to share experiences and increase awareness of innovative ICT applications and research results, whether funded privately, or at national, regional or international level, and identify opportunities for future international research collaboration under Horizon 2020.

Its reputation is based on high quality plenary presentations and high quality papers and discussion sessions in the Scientific Programme, showcasing innovative ICT research applications and results. The high quality conference community ensures a stimulating, high quality networking environment, providing an opportunity to share knowledge and experience with potential research and exploitation partners.

Each conference showcases host country activities, sectoral and national initiatives and regional success stories. International cooperation and discussion of commercialisation, exploitation & interoperability issues are key aspects of the programme.

The goals of eChallenges e-2013 were to promote Information Society and ICT knowledge sharing and innovation between commercial, government and research stakeholders, exchange experiences about the current state of eAdoption at a sectoral, national or regional level and stimulate rapid take-up of Research and Technology Development (RTD) results by industry and in particular SMEs.


Core Thematic Priorities for eChallenges e-2013
*Applied ICT addressing Societal Challenges*
– eHealth and mHealth
– eGovernment, eParticipation & eDemocracy
– eInclusion
– Digital Libraries and Cultural Heritage
– Technology Enhanced Learning and ICT Skills
– Intelligent Content and Semantics
– Sustainable Environment
*Emerging Technologies & Infrastructures*
– Future Internet & Smart Cities
– eInfrastructures & Smart Grid
– Living Labs
– Cloud Computing
– Mobile Applications
– RFID & Networked Enterprise
– Security and Identity Management


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