Archive: 'Nov 2019' :

As start-ups from across the world converge in Helsinki for this year’s edition of global start-up event Slush, European firms focused on AI and blockchain are set to learn more about how to benefit from a new EU investment fund aimed at boosting innovation in these two key technologies. The new Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain […]

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The project BRIEFING helps researchers from the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) programme finding their way to exploit the potential of early-stages technologies. Innovation does not happen magically. A large offer of services is designed by experts to help innovators nurturing the growth of their ideas. Invention and innovation are two words often used interchangeably. […]

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From our individual wellbeing to our security, efficient and transparent public services have a direct impact on the quality of our lives. When used to their full potential, digital tools to support the modernisation of public administrations could further facilitate administrative processes, improve the quality of services through flexible and personalised interactions and increase public […]

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If I had to use one word to describe the health startup ecosystem, it would be healthy! We are witnessing a stratospheric rise in the number startups, giant leaps in innovation and record levels of investment to match. In just four years, the market grew from $70 billion to $172 billion (Statista 2017 Global Digital […]

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Coincidentally I found a picture of my soccer team when I was about 12 years old. Apart from nostalgia, I wonder how I am the same, having changed both physically and personally over the years. My identity, my “self” is in the coordinates of time and space. The photo has its date and space is […]

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Health Start-up Ecosystem Has New Platform to Showcase Growing Industry Importance October 2019, Barcelona: Following the continued success of the Digital Health and Wellness Summit at 4YFN 2019, the GSMA today announced that 4YFN Barcelona 2020 will feature a specialist Health and Wellness Hub co-organised with the ECHAlliance. Start-ups from across the health sector will be able to participate […]

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The Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Programme launched an online survey to gather stakeholder’s views about the AAL’s impact to date as well as its future strategy for active and healthy ageing in Europe. As part of the Horizon Europe strategic planning process, the survey launched by the AAL programme aims to seek opinion on […]

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During the Web Summit 2019 in Lisbon, the European Commission launched a Call for action inviting companies, organisations, schools and institutions to recognise the need to bridge the digital skills gap in Europe. The lack of skilled workers on the European job market is holding back the digital transformation of businesses. 53 % of companies […]

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