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  • creation date: 29/01/2011

    Deadline extended - The Sixth International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology

    The Sixth International Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology (ICCGI 2011) will take place in June 19-24, 2011 - Luxembourg. It continues a series of international events covering a large spectrum of topics related to global knowledge concerning computation, technologies, m...

  • creation date: 18/01/2011

    Joint EU-SEE Offers Scholarships for Academic Exchange

     Are you a national of the Western Balkans? Would you like to study abroad and start your mobility in Autumn 2011? Check your eligibility for the scholarships offered by the JoinEU SEE!Closing date: February 1, 2011 at 23:59. JoinEU–SEE programme promotes the mobility of European and third countr...

  • creation date: 12/11/2010

    Special report on smart systems by the Economist

    The Economist has recently published an article on smart system and how they will affect our live inside.Source “The Economist” (November 6th 2010) .To read the article, click [http://www.economist.com/node/17388368 here]

  • creation date: 12/11/2010

    Infoday on Objective 5.6 "ICT solutions for governance & policy modelling"

    The European Commission will organise an event in the framework of FP7 Work Programme 2011-12 : Infoday on Objective 5.6 "ICT solutions for Governance and Policy Modelling".Nowadays on-line collaborations can trigger relevant changes in the way future societies will function. In fact, a large per...

  • creation date: 10/11/2010

    Enlargement Strategy and Progress Reports 2010 are available

    On 9 November the European Commission adopted its annual strategy document explaining its policy on EU enlargement.The document will include also a summary of the progress made over the last 12 months by Croatia, Iceland, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, as well as Bosnia and He...

  • creation date: 04/11/2010

    SciTech Europe 2010

     The European Commission recently presented the "Innovation Union", setting out a strategic approach to innovation, driven by the highest political level. The Innovation Union will focus Europe's efforts – and co-operation with third countries - on challenges like climate change, energy and food ...

  • creation date: 04/11/2010

    10 successful years for GÉANT

    The European Commission is marking the tenth anniversary of GÉANT, the EU-funded high-speed research network. GÉANT has made it possible for scientists both across Europe and globally to work together in real time on ground-breaking research. It gives 40 million researchers in 40 European countri...

  • creation date: 21/10/2010

    WINS-ICT is next week at eChallenges2010 - attend our events and meet WB promising ICT researchers

    A joint effort by the WINS-ICT and ICT WEB PROMS projects allowed for coaching of the most promising ICT researchers from the WB region. Some of them are already involved in the preparation of proposals for the upcoming Call 7 and more of the ICT programme.   More than a dozen WB researchers were...

  • creation date: 13/10/2010

    Partner Search from Italy - EeB.ICT.2011.6.4 ICT for energy-efficient buildings and spaces of public use

    Digimat srl, an Italian research centre, is seeking partners and a coordinator for preparing a project proposal under the Objective: EeB.ICT.2011.6.4 ICT for energy-efficient buildings and spaces of public use."SENSEEO: Sensor Web Based Interoperable Platform for Building Energy Efficiency Optimi...

  • creation date: 13/10/2010

    Digital Agenda: European Commission Announces €780 Million Boost for Strategic ICT Research

    The European Commission recently announced one of the biggest calls ever for information and communications technology (ICT) research proposals under the EU's research framework programmes. The announcement was made at Europe's largest event for ICT research and innovation, ICT2010. It will resul...

  • creation date: 12/10/2010

    Partner Search from Israel for the FoF.ICT.2011.7.3 Virtual Factories and Enterprises

    A new partner search was recently published on the IDEAL-IST website.The objective would like to create a Virtual Service Delivery Center (VSDC), a web based virtual service platform for various types of services. This project would focus on developing technical solutions needed in order to run V...

  • creation date: 12/10/2010

    EU RTDI funding opportunities and support services as a mind map

    A mind-map diagram was recently prepared by the EC in order to present potential beneficiaries with a tool to visualise the funding opportunities and support services available to them and to provide them with a different study and decision-making tool. By presenting the EU research funding oppor...

  • creation date: 20/09/2010

    Partner Search for Objective 2.1 Cognitive Systems and Robotics

    A new partner search has been recently labeled by IDEAL-IST.The Infobótica Research Group of the University of Oviedo (Spain) is seeking Universities, Technological Centers, SMEs, Industrial Partners or Final Users with the following skills and expertise:- Robotics development companies - Aerial ...

  • creation date: 07/09/2010

    Partner Search for Challenge 1: Pervasive and Trusted Network and Service Infrastructures - Objective: 1.3 Internet-Connected Objects

    A new partner search was recently published on Ideal-IST portal.The University of Oviedo in Spain is looking for Universities, Research Centers, Research Institutes or companiesin view of the project proposal:IcO-SEE, Internet-connected Objects in Smart Enterprise EnvironmentsThe aim of the proje...

  • creation date: 17/08/2010

    Call for Tender: Quality of Broadband services

    The objective of this study is to look at the effective speed of the retail broadband services by measuring a number of key performance indicators such as http download speed, ping performance, DNS lookup time and packet loss. The study will provide information on the difference between advertise...

  • creation date: 28/07/2010

    Ideal-ist - the ICT Partner Search Network opens for the four PPP Calls!

    A few days ago, as part of the European Economic Recovery Plan, the Commission launched four Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). Ideal-ist has opened its online partner search tool for the four recently launched PPP Calls relating to the ICT topics Proposers to these Calls will be helped to find ...

  • creation date: 27/07/2010

    New FP7 calls for proposals launched (7 new calls under ICT)

    The European Commission's Directorate-General for Research has published a series of calls for proposals under the 'Cooperation', 'Capacities', 'People' and 'Ideas' Programmes of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). The calls come under a wide variety of themes and topics, including: - health...

  • creation date: 27/07/2010

    NCP-SME-Network Offers New Partner Searches

    The NCP SME (Small and Medium sized Enterprises) network is the main provider of advice and individual assistance in all Member States and Associated States to SMEs willing to participate in EU research. One of the services it offers is assistance in partner search. Three new partner searches are...

  • creation date: 14/06/2010

    EC Seeks Expert Evaluators in the Field of ICT

    The European Commission seeks experts from research and industry who would like to take part in the evaluation of project proposals and/or in project reviews and additional tasks in the 7th Framework Programme.Being an evaluator can make you gain valuable experiences that will make it easier for ...

  • creation date: 20/05/2010

    Commission Outlines Action Plan for Digital Agenda

    "We must put the interests of Europe's citizens and businesses at the forefront of the digital revolution and so maximise the potential of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) to advance job creation, sustainability and social inclusion", said Commission Vice-President for the Digit...

  • creation date: 10/05/2010

    Commission Welcomes European Parliament's Support

    European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, has welcomed the European Parliament's views on Europe's digital future. In particular, the Commissioner welcomed proposals from Parliament that all EU citizens should have access to broadband internet by 2013, be able to us...

  • creation date: 20/04/2010

    Call for Papers on eAccessibility

    The objective of the forthcoming edition of the ePractice Journal (tenth edition) is to showcase the state of the art, present examples of best practice and highlight the challenges of eAccessibility implementation in the Information Society.The deadline for article submissions is May 10, 2010. T...

  • creation date: 26/03/2010

    Scholarships for PhD Positions in ICT Offered at University of Trento, Italy

    The Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI) at the University of Trento has 70 open PhD positions in the ICT area, almost all of them covered by scholarship. The deadline for applications is April 20, 2010 (before 12:00 CET).The Department of Information Engineering and ...

  • creation date: 25/03/2010

    WBC ICT Research Competition - submit your idea and win a trip to ICT 2010

    ICT-WEB-PROMS (www.ict-web-proms.eu) and WINS-ICT (www.wins-ict.eu) are investing in a campaign to overcome inherent barriers and shortcomings that inhibit more active participation of WBC researchers in EU-funded programmes. Therefore, a “WBC ICT Research Competition” was recently launched w...

  • creation date: 23/03/2010

    Meet Your Perfect Research Partner at ICT 2010

    ICT 2010 will host dozens of networking sessions designed to facilitate contacts between researchers and innovators, engineers and investors from all fields of digital innovation. "This is your chance to build future partnerships with the right people in your field", organisers claim.The Networki...

  • creation date: 23/03/2010

    Geoghegan-Quinn: Research Needs Less Red Tape, More Intl. Collaboration

    In her first speach to the European Parliament, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, the newly appointed Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, discussed a number of points raised by MEPs regarding EU-funded research.FundingTo show her commitment to research, innovation and science, and her desire ...

  • creation date: 08/03/2010

    online partner search tool for the 4th Call of the ICT PSP Including Quality Check

    Ideal-ist has already opened its online partner search tool for the 4th Call of the ICT Policy Support Programme, offering a great opportunity for proposers to find partners for their project idea.With the help of a newly-created Quality team for ICT PSP, every partner search will be checked agai...

  • creation date: 03/03/2010

    Europe 2020: Commission Proposes New Economic Strategy in Europe

    The European Commission has launched today the Europe 2020 Strategy to go out of the crisis and prepare EU economy for the next decade. The Commission identifies three key drivers for growth, to be implemented through concrete actions at EU and national levels: smart growth (fostering knowledge, ...

  • creation date: 17/02/2010

    Sign the Declaration to Simplify EU Research Funding

    Do you agree that the administrative burden and the financial regulation of European research funding should be simplified? A group of scientists across Europe argues that the funding of European research should be based on trust and responsible partnering, while researchers in Europe face a lot ...

  • creation date: 03/02/2010

    ICT PSP Calls - 4th Call for Proposals Now Open

    The 4th call for Proposals, based on WP 2010, opened on 21 January and will close on 1 June. The ICT Policy Support Programme (PSP) aims at a wider uptake and best use of ICT and digital content by citizens, governments and businesses, in particular SMEs.Participation in the programme is open to ...

  • creation date: 01/02/2010

    Call for papers: Government 2.0: Hype, Hope, or Reality?

    Since its emergence in 2004, web 2.0 has rapidly moved from a purely socializing tool to a key professional application. In the government context the so-called government 2.0 is now moving from a set of sparse bottom-up initiatives for opening up government from the outside, to a high priority i...

  • creation date: 07/12/2009

    Partner Search from Austria - Call 6 Obj. 5.3 Virtual Physiological Human

    The AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology seeks partners and a coordinator for the following project proposal to be submitted under ICT- Call 6, with deadline 13/04/2010.Proposal name:Multiscale Cardiovascular Modelling and Simulation for Risk Factor DeterminationSubject:Nowadays cardiovascular ...

  • creation date: 12/11/2009

    Agreement on EU Telecoms Reform

    A new agreement on EU Telecoms Reform paves way for stronger consumer rights, an open internet, a single European telecoms market and high-speed internet connections for all citizens.the European Parliament and the Council of Ministers reached an agreement on the EU Telecoms Reform, after intense...

  • creation date: 11/11/2009

    EC Demands Increased Funding for Energy Technology Research

    The European Commission has recently published a Communication on "Investing in the Development of Low Carbon Energy Eechnologies (SET Plan)". The idea is to better organise research efforts across Europe, selecting technologies with the greatest potential, and planning together how money should ...

  • creation date: 06/11/2009

    Diskobolos 2009 Award on Applying ICT in Business

    For the 15th time, the most successful achievements in applying modern ICT will be honoured with the DISKOBOLOS award. The competition is open until 21 November, 2009. This year, DISKOBOLOS will be assigned in several categories:ProductionDesignManagementSocial ServicesFinanceHealthEducationServi...

  • creation date: 06/11/2009

    The Best ICT for Energy Efficiency Project Award: Vote now!

    Vote now for the Best ICT for Energy Efficiency Project Award! The list of candidates is available on the ICT4EE event website. The wider Internet community is invited to rate the listed sites until December 31st 2009. A jury will then select three finalists from among the highest ranked websites...

  • creation date: 15/10/2009

    Partner Searches for the FP7 ICT call 5

    Three partners searches for FP7 ICT call 5 were recently disseminated by IDEAL-IST.To access the details click [http://www.wins-ict.eu/document/1041.html here]

  • creation date: 09/10/2009

    Ideal-ist Brokerage Face2Face meeting on Call 6 at eChallenges

    Ideal-ist is organising a Pre-Conference Face2Face Brokerage Event in collaboration with the [http://www.echallenges.org/e2009 eChallenges 2009] and the European Commission, DG INFSO in the field of Information and Communication Technologies of the 7th Framework Programme (ICT, FP7).FOCUSThis Net...

  • creation date: 15/09/2009

    Call for Evaluators for the SEE ERA-NET PLUS Call

    EVAL-INCO is a database of evaluators which is used to facilitate the assessment of proposals for research projects, submitted in the context of the Joint Calls of regional ERA-NETs.Currently, EVAL-INCO is especially looking for evaluators for the call of the [http://plus.see-era.net/pjc/calltex...

  • creation date: 08/09/2009

    EU invests a fresh € 18 million in future ultra high-speedmobile internet

    As of 1 January 2010, the EU will invest € 18 million into research that will underpin next generation 4G mobile networks. The European Commission just decided to start the process of funding research on Long Term Evolution (LTE) Advanced technology, that will offer mobile internet speeds up to a...

  • creation date: 08/09/2009

    FP7 calls launched

     On July 30, 2009 a series of calls has been launched in the 7th Framework Programme.The following fields are covered by the new calls NMP (Nanotechnology, Materials, Industrial Processes)Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and BiotechnologyRESEARCH FOR THE BENEFIT OF SMEs* SecurityEnvironment (incl...

  • creation date: 08/09/2009

    Updated version of the FP7 Guide by Myer Morron was released

    The new version of the Mr.Myer Morron´s FP7 Guide was recently released and is now available for free download at: [http://www.efpconsulting.com/downloads/Bookfp7.pdf http://www.efpconsulting.com/downloads/Bookfp7.pdf] (upon free registration as a site user).The book is 247 pages long and covers ...

  • creation date: 06/07/2009

    Fraunhofer Attract Research Grant

     With a deadline on October 5 (each year) Fraunhofer Institutes of Germany are having a call for researchers. Fraunhofer Attract offers researchers with an exceptional track record the opportunity to develop their ideas towards application. A call for proposals is held twice a year.The Fraunhofer...

  • creation date: 06/07/2009

    COST: Open Call for Proposals - Collection Date

    COST invites researchers throughout Europe to submit proposals for research networks and use this unique opportunity to exchange knowledge and to embark on new European perspectives. A continuous Open Call for Proposals is used to attract the best proposals for new COST Actions.The next coll...

  • creation date: 01/07/2009

    Apply now for "The Best ICT4EE Project Award"

    The European Commission's DG INFSO has launched a competition in the field of  ICT for energy efficiency - "The Best ICT4EE Project Award". The winner will be selected by a combination of both internet voting and an expert jury.The aim of the competition is to promote innovation in ICT that will ...

  • creation date: 29/06/2009

    SMS Project - making mobile services easier

    "The Simple Mobile Services (SMS) project, funded under the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) strand of the EU's Sixth Framework Programme to the tune of EUR 2.88 million, targeted the creation of modern tools that would make the lives of mobile users trouble-free. The outcomes are...

  • creation date: 22/06/2009

    Switched on: European award honours energy-saving ICT

    The European Commission’s Best ICT4EE Project Award recognizes the best energy-saving ICT solutions. The competition – which is limited to certain publicly funded projects - will be open until 31 August 2009. Please consult the award website to find out whether and how to enter:[http://ec.europa....

  • creation date: 03/06/2009

    European Commission Assesses Progress Made Under the Seventh European Framework Programme for Research

    A recent report assesses the progress in implementing the Sevent European Framework Programme for Researach (FP7) and what remains to be done to fully reach its original objectives, i.e. to help build the European Research Area, a European internal market for researchers, scientific knowledge and...

  • creation date: 03/06/2009

    New Marie Curie Calls Now Open

    The 'Marie Curie Actions' have long been one of the most popular and appreciated features of the Community Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development. They have developed significantly in orientation over time, from a pure mobility fellowships programme to a programme dedicat...

  • creation date: 03/06/2009

    Call for Proposals in the Fields of Sustainable Regional Development and Industry Competitiveness

    The Croatian Central Finance and Contracting Agency (CFCA) is seeking proposals for projects that will contribute to sustainable regional development and industry competitiveness of high value added sectors of the economy and knowledge based SMEs by supporting innovation commercialisation in the ...

  • creation date: 03/06/2009

    RAMIRI Realises and Manages International Research Infrastructures

    A new EC-funded project on Realising and Managing International Research Infrastructures has recently taken up its work: RAMIRI.One of the project's main tasks is the organisation of three symposia on research infrastructures in London, Grenoble and Hamburg, including visits of research infrastru...

  • creation date: 18/05/2009

    CEI Research Fellowship Programme – CERES

    The CEI Executive Secretariat offers 10 post-doctoral fellowships in the context of the CEI Research Fellowship Programme – CERES, co-funded by the EC through its Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development – Marie Curie Actions.  The duration is 12 months, experienced ...

  • creation date: 04/05/2009

    People calls for proposals launched

    The European Commission's Directorate-General for Research has published three calls for proposals under the 'People' programme of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). Intended to provide support for training and career development of researchers, the calls include: - Intra-European Fellowshi...

  • creation date: 04/05/2009

    Ideal-IST opens for 5th ICT Call, ICT-PSP Call, ENIAC and ARTEMIS Calls

    Ideal-ist has already opened its online partner search tool for the 5th Call and for the ICT Policy Support Programme 2009 Call. It also provides this well-established and successful partner search tool for ARTEMIS and ENIAC. Proposers to these Calls will be helped to find appropriate partners fo...

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