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EUROPA - Research and Innovation: What's New in Information society EUROPA - Research What's New in Information society. This RSS feed includes the most recent updates to the European Commission's Research and Innovation web site on Europa in the area of Information society. The last (or, in some news readers, the first) item of this feed will take you to the Information Society Portal web site. For more RSS news feeds visit http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?pg=rss

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    on September 18, 2018 at 3:06 pm

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  • Research Headlines - Coming soon... a new app for independent hotels
    on September 14, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Home2nite is where the hospitality industry meets mobile technology. A new app is designed to give Europe's independent hotels a smart advantage over the big chains in improving customer experience. […]

  • Events - STARTS Talk: Human Agency In The Robotic World, lecture by Alexander Mankowsky - 19 September 2018, Brussels, Belgium
    on August 30, 2018 at 12:00 am

    How is artificial intelligence (AI) influencing tomorrow's mobility solutions? How can the community be optimized by machine support and, above all, how does this affect people? These are the central questions discussed by Alexander Mankowsky, futurologist at the automotive company Daimler. Under the title 'Human Agency In A Robotic World', Mankowsky will discuss the design requirements needed to retain or enhance human agency when dealing with devices, using the autonomous car as an example. Within the frame of the EC initiative 'STARTS', this event is organised by Gluon in collaboration with BOZAR lab. Entry tickets on sale as indicated at BOZAR's web-site. […]

  • Research Headlines - Researchers target quantum breakthroughs
    on August 23, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded network is carrying out cutting-edge research that could lead to pioneering commercial applications such as ultra-powerful quantum computers, helping to position Europe at the forefront of technological innovation. […]

  • Research Headlines - Innovation chain for next-gen buildings
    on August 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

    As the building industry looks for new ways to harness advances in digital technology, talented young designers, architects, engineers and IT specialists are earning accolades for their innovative approach to this fast-moving industrial sector. […]

  • Research Headlines - Enabling young researchers to pursue careers in biomedicine
    on August 8, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded project is enabling young European biomedical researchers to organise annual scientific symposia, career days and outreach activities. The aim is to connect them with prominent scientists and give them the skills and experience to advance their own careers. […]

  • Research Headlines - History springs back to life via virtual reality
    on August 7, 2018 at 12:00 am

    The application of virtual reality to cultural heritage is contributing to the way both knowledge and objects are preserved and handed down to future generations of Europeans. Now an EU-funded project is helping increase knowledge and share virtual reality expertise among researchers in Romania, Slovenia and Italy. […]

  • Research Headlines - Support for development of the Internet of Things
    on August 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Horizon 2020's InnovFin-EU finance for innovators initiative, which is run by the European Investment Bank (EIB), has invested in the French electronics company Archos and its work on the Internet of Things. An EU-backed loan will enable Archos to deploy new tools to help connected objects function more efficiently. […]

  • Research Headlines - Remote-sensing at the service of cultural heritage
    on August 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Remote-sensing technology has greatly widened the scope to explore vestiges of the past. Archaeology has embraced it with enthusiasm, as have the experts monitoring and managing cultural heritage sites. An EU-funded project has set out to develop innovative methods and establish a centre of excellence in Cyprus. […]

  • Research Headlines - Expanding horizons in digital humanities research
    on August 2, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Access to digitised texts, recordings and other documents from repositories across Europe offers a major resource for humanities research. An EU-funded project has contributed to developing a pan-European digital infrastructure to provide wider access to such information - boosting research in the field. […]

  • Research Headlines - Better access to satellite data for novel air-quality applications
    on July 25, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Air-quality information about your city could soon be at your fingertips thanks to an EU-funded project which is setting up a one-stop portal to facilitate access to essential data on pollution gathered by European satellites. […]

  • Research Headlines - Could nanotechnoloy 'rewire' an injured spinal cord?
    on July 24, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Innovative equipment has been developed to help patients regain control of limbs despite an injury that stops the transmission of signals through the spinal cord. But what if this transmission could actually be re-established? An EU-funded project is working on an innovative implant, but there is still a very long way to go. […]

  • Research Headlines - Streamlining the aircraft development process
    on July 20, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Designing modern passenger aircraft is a complex business requiring the collaboration of experts in a variety of disciplines. A team of EU-funded researchers has come together to simplify the aircraft development process to make it more efficient, greener and cost-effective. […]

  • Research Headlines - The full Mediterranean 'data' package
    on July 17, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-backed research team is developing a new interoperable and cost-effective platform to integrate and package marine and coastal data from sensors, together with oceanographic models and mobile applications for improved observation and forecasting across the Mediterranean Basin. […]

  • Research Headlines - A smart manufacturing strategy for Europe
    on July 16, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded project is developing proposals to feed into a smarter manufacturing strategy for Europe. Taking into consideration new digital technologies and smart specialisation initiatives, the project's proposals will inform policymakers on the best ways to boost Europe's competitiveness for growth and jobs. […]

  • Research Headlines - Three technologies bring 5G closer to reality
    on July 11, 2018 at 12:00 am

    EU-funded researchers are developing three innovative technologies that will be crucial to the roll-out of 'fifth generation' mobile communications networks from 2020 onwards. Major benefits are expected in the automotive, healthcare, transport and utilities sectors. […]

  • Research Headlines - Data mining the law
    on July 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    An EU-funded project is exploring how data-mining tools and artificial intelligence can efficiently analyse ever-expanding volumes of complex legal texts, legislation and case law. […]

  • Research Headlines - Bright future for 'chaotic' optical communications
    on July 3, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Ground-breaking developments using optomechanical crystals, microchips and 'chaos' pave the way for faster, safer and more robust digital communications. All this, thanks to the ongoing work of the EU-funded PHENOMEN project. […]

  • Research Headlines - Voice-activated internet is getting its act together!
    on July 2, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Scientists from the two worlds of acoustics and speech recognition have joined forces in an EU-funded project to develop a compact system - software and hardware - for voice-based access to web applications in today's smart homes. With groundbreaking results, people are listening to what they have to say. […]