Tag: EC

EC President Barroso hosts the 2nd Innovation Convention

On 10-11 March 2014, in Brussels, the European Commission President José Manuel Barroso will host the 2nd Innovation Convention. It will bring together a unique gathering of world-class researchers, visionary people and innovators, including CEOs from some of Europe’s top companies, young innovators and net-entrepreneurs. Continue reading


The Arab past, current and future situation about e-infrastructures

ASREN is working hard towards developing NRENs in many Arab countries including Bahrain, Lebanon, Iraq and Libya. ASREN is also approaching other countries that do not have NRENs to start. ASREN, together with NRENs should work hard on promoting the use of ICT and advanced e-Infrastructures and joint research projects towards a better research and education. Continue reading


RICHES was kicked-off in Brussels

On 9-10 December, at the EBN (European Business & Innovation Centre Network) in Brussels, 10 partners from 6 EU countries and Turkey kicked-off RICHES, a new EC funded research project in the field of Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities. RICHES investigates the change digital technologies are bringing to our society. Continue reading


Europeana Photography review meeting: eye inside

On March 5th 2013, the Central University Library in Leuven hosted the first review meeting of EuropeanaPhotography project. Digitalmeetsculture.net editor, Valentina Bachi, was present to the whole event with both the roles of speaker and of correspondent. Next appointment for the EuropeanaPhotography project is the plenary meeting in Athens on 13-14-15 March 2013 Continue reading


Film Heritage at the attention of European Commission

This article recently appeared on TNW informs about the last news. The Commission says that Member States should include film heritage in their national digitization strategies and archival policies; one outcome of this should be greater film content on the Europeana portal. The Commission also says that techniques need to be developed for scanning archived film to help reduce costs as well as preservation facilities to keep the originals safe. Continue reading