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NET FUTURES

Net Futures 2015 starts today!

The EGG in Brussels plays host to Net Futures 2015.

Net Futures 15 is well underway, as people from across Europe gather for one of the most popular technology events.

Net Futures wishes to maximize competitiveness of the European technology industry. The conference will gather over 700 attendees, to form an interconnected community involving companies, organizations and people in

  • Research & Innovation
  • Market Validation & Living Lab Research
  • Business Development, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Strategy
  • Policy Making
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TILT UNI

Tilburg University to host eHealth conference

TILT is pleased to announce that the preliminary programme of TILTing perspectives 2015 is now available.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Under observation: Synergies, benefits and trade offs of eHealth and surveillance”.

Under Observation brings together scholars from the US and Europe who represent a number of academic disciplines, including privacy and surveillance studies, law, economics, medical informatics, public health, ethics and sociology. Join us at TILTing Perspectives 2015!

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speedupeuropelogo FI

SpeedUP! Europe inaugurates world’s first ever commercial OpenSource FIWARE node

SpeedUP! Europe FIWARE accelerator HUB to cooperate with DTS Systems Germany.

Hamburg, Germany, 19.03.2015

The CeBIT 2015 event, saw both companies sign an agreement to operate a FIWARE node from 1st June 2015, with test-running to begin over the next few days.

This makes this node the first commercial one of its type designed for use in the productive environment of the European Initiative Future Internet Public Private Partnership, which has been setting new benchmarks since 2011 with the OpenSource software-component framework “FIWARE” – fiware.org.

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CEBIT+FI

Cities from seven different countries boost FIWARE as standard for Smart Cities

Thirty-One municipalities from Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Brazil launch the ‘Open & Agile Smart Cities’ initiative, targeted to accelerate the adoption of common standards and principles that will transform cities into engines of growth and innovation. Hannover, 16.03.2015. CeBIT is the place where one of the most important announcements about development of Smart Cities is to be made. The Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) initiative, signed by 31 cities from Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Brazil, aims to kickstart the use of FIWARE standards to foster the development of Smart City applications and solutions. The commitment marks a milestone in the development of Smart Cities, boosting the transformation of cities into engines of growth and well-being through innovation. “The digital evolution of cities is a multifaceted process with a clear focus on the citizen”, says Mario Campolargo, Director of the European Commission Net Futures’ Department. “We need to be prepared to take a holistic approach towards Smart Cities, involving IT technologies but also sociologists and architects for all-encompassing solutions”.

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FI-STAR+FIWARE

FI-STAR’s Track and Trace Health Apps use FIWARE

OTMSTAR and PDTSTAR apply FIWARE Technology

FI-STAR’s pharmacy and surgery applications are using FI-WARE open software to offer innovative health care services. Munich Surgery and Leeds Pharmacy teams have jointly forged a generic reverse-supply-chain system that provides for bi-directional interaction of multiple stakeholders using medical prescriptions and surgical instruments. These applications are being tested in the real worlds of the Operating Theatre and Pharmacies in Munich and Leeds.

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FI-STAR+FIWARE V2

FI-STAR patient to doctor – doctor to patient COPD service

CDTA is a service for COPD specialist and patients to exchange and monitor health data.  It uses a number of FIWARE enabler applications to deliver this integrated solution.

FI-STAR’s Platform Development Leader, Ing. Paolo Zampognaro demonstrates the Italian patient to doctor and doctor to patient service – CDTA . He demonstrates the service on a mobile tablet as used by patients in the home and on the hospital pc system used by clinicians.   CDTA is being trialed with patients located in Copparo in the provence of Ferrara in the region of Emilia-Romagna and the local hospital. The solution addresses the problem of treating chronic patients with respiratory problems which affects COPD patients and COPD specialists.

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25
Mar
NET FUTURES

Net Futures 2015 starts today!

The EGG in Brussels plays host to Net Futures 2015.

Net Futures 15 is well underway, as people from across Europe gather for one of the most popular technology events.

Net Futures wishes to maximize competitiveness of the European technology industry. The conference will gather over 700 attendees, to form an interconnected community involving companies, organizations and people in

  • Research & Innovation
  • Market Validation & Living Lab Research
  • Business Development, Entrepreneurship & Enterprise Strategy
  • Policy Making

Read more

24
Mar
TILT UNI

Tilburg University to host eHealth conference

TILT is pleased to announce that the preliminary programme of TILTing perspectives 2015 is now available.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Under observation: Synergies, benefits and trade offs of eHealth and surveillance”.

Under Observation brings together scholars from the US and Europe who represent a number of academic disciplines, including privacy and surveillance studies, law, economics, medical informatics, public health, ethics and sociology. Join us at TILTing Perspectives 2015! Read more

23
Mar
speedupeuropelogo FI

SpeedUP! Europe inaugurates world’s first ever commercial OpenSource FIWARE node

SpeedUP! Europe FIWARE accelerator HUB to cooperate with DTS Systems Germany.

Hamburg, Germany, 19.03.2015

The CeBIT 2015 event, saw both companies sign an agreement to operate a FIWARE node from 1st June 2015, with test-running to begin over the next few days.

This makes this node the first commercial one of its type designed for use in the productive environment of the European Initiative Future Internet Public Private Partnership, which has been setting new benchmarks since 2011 with the OpenSource software-component framework “FIWARE” – fiware.org. Read more

17
Mar
CEBIT+FI

Cities from seven different countries boost FIWARE as standard for Smart Cities

Thirty-One municipalities from Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Brazil launch the ‘Open & Agile Smart Cities’ initiative, targeted to accelerate the adoption of common standards and principles that will transform cities into engines of growth and innovation. Hannover, 16.03.2015. CeBIT is the place where one of the most important announcements about development of Smart Cities is to be made. The Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) initiative, signed by 31 cities from Finland, Denmark, Belgium, Portugal, Italy, Spain and Brazil, aims to kickstart the use of FIWARE standards to foster the development of Smart City applications and solutions. The commitment marks a milestone in the development of Smart Cities, boosting the transformation of cities into engines of growth and well-being through innovation. “The digital evolution of cities is a multifaceted process with a clear focus on the citizen”, says Mario Campolargo, Director of the European Commission Net Futures’ Department. “We need to be prepared to take a holistic approach towards Smart Cities, involving IT technologies but also sociologists and architects for all-encompassing solutions”. Read more

9
Mar
HEALTH 2.0 Europe Invitation

Health 2.0 Europe 2015 – Barcelona

GET, FI-STAR and Health 2.0 Europe invite healthcare organisations and digital health entrepreneurs to a hands-on workshop on solving major health challenges with digital technology.

The objective of the workshop is to connect healthcare providers and software developers to find solutions to unmet healthcare needs using digital technologies (information systems, apps, wearable technology etc). Read more »

27
Feb
Digital4EU Stakeholder Forum on Europe’s new digital priorities   Digital Agenda for Europe   European Commission

TALKING DIGITAL

Robert Madelin, Director General DG Connect summarises the recent Digital4Europe Forum.

The #Digital4EU stakeholder forum took place in Brussels on Tuesday 24 February 2015. It included four main workshops: Single Market 2.0 – Going digital; An empowered, protected consumer; Digital technology and copyright; and Smart Industry.

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18
Feb
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Thuemmler Talks

‘What is Digital Health

and Why is it important?

FISTAR Medical Director Dr Christoph Thuemmler will deliver a Keynote at the REFSQ conference in Essen in March.  He will elaborate on the question ‘What is Digital Health and Why is it important? Read more »

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