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


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

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