Tag: European Commission

RICHES for achieving impact through SSH

Unit B6 “Reflective Societies” of DG Research & Innovation of the European Commission (EC) is currently working with the project IMPACT-EV on a report aimed at evaluating the social, political and scientific impacts of SSH research from a SSH perspective, in order to illustrate the relevance and importance of SSH research in our societies. RICHES recently gave its contribution to the survey by delivering to the EC and the IMPACT-EV consortium a review of its scientific and research activities. Continue reading


ICT 2015: Innovate, Connect, Transform!

The biggest ICT event in the EU calendar is back! Join us during ICT 2015 to network, follow interesting debates in the conference, hear the latest news on the new European Commission’s policies and initiatives with regard to R&I in ICT, find information about funding opportunities and much more! Continue reading


L’Europa in Comune: Funding opportunities seminar

Representatives of the city of Anagni, the neighbouring municipalities, local associations and SMEs participated in the training sessions “L’Europa in Comune” held on the 16, 19 and 20 January at Anagni. During the events, organized by the Municipality in collaboration … Continue reading


European High Level Conference on “Education in the Digital Era”

The European High Level Conference on “Education in the Digital Era”, organised by the European Commission in close cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union,took place on December 11th in Brussels. The event enabled interested stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adapting education to a fast changing, digital society and economy, whilst shaping education’s place and priority in the EU’s sustainable growth agenda. Continue reading


Europe’s cultural treasures online: opportunities ahead

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


Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

Within the framework of FIcontent and in collaboration with Barcelona the Lab, the 15th of March took place in Barcelona a hackathon focused on creating augmented reality games. The Augmented Reality Games – Barcelona Hackathon was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. Continue reading


Barcelona Hackaton 2014: Augmented Reality Games

The i2CAT Foundation organised the Augmented Reality Games Hackaton in Barcelona. It was a one-day activity that brought together a group of developers and creatives to create, in a funny way, augmented reality applications. The hackaton took place on 15 March 2014 Continue reading


ICT 2013 – Create, Connect, Grow

More than 5.000 visitors coming from more than 100 different countries attended ICT2103. “ICT 2013 – a place to get together and talk about what matters in the latest digital research and innovation” writes Neelie Kores, the Vice President of the European Commission in her blogspot after the event. Special thanks go to the Lithuanian EU Presidency for the great support and for the great social event. Continue reading


Open data and open content

The European Commission is asking for help in drawing up guidance and practical advice for boosting the re-use of weather data, traffic data, publicly funded research data, statistics, digitize books and other types of public sector information (PSI). A recent study shows that economic benefits for the EU from easier avalaibility of PSI could reach 40 billion euros annually. Furthermore, Europe needs to push ahead with the creation, production and distribution (on all platforms) of digital content. Continue reading


Survey + workshop on access to and preservation of scientific information

  An European Coordination workshop will take place on 22 October 2012, in Barcelona, to discuss the EC recommendation about access to and preservation of scientific information, dated 17/7/2012. The aim of this workshop is to bring together e-Infrastructure providers, … Continue reading