European Joint Programming Initiatives – Opportunities for U.S.- EU Research Collaboration on Societal Challenges

This workshop and reception will feature U.S. federal funding agencies (NSF, USDA, EPA, and NOAA) together with European Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs). JPIs are EU Member States driven initiatives in which EU national funding agencies join forces and coordinate efforts to fund research for tackling global societal challenges jointly. The workshop that will cover topics of…

“DISCOVERY Partner Search Tool” and “PICASSO CROSSROADS – Your EU-US ICT info-hub” collaborate to maximise impacts for transatlantic collaboration

The PICASSO and DISCOVERY initiatives share a joint mission: supporting transatlantic collaboration in ICT (PICASSO: EU-US; DISCOVERY: EU-US-Canada). The “DISCOVERY Partner Search” web tool and “PICASSO CROSSROADS – Your EU-US ICT info-hub” mobile application and dedicated web pages are main means that contribute to promote, encourage and engage relevant stakeholders at an international level, stemming information…

DISCOVERY Partner University of Toronto will organise an Smart City Event

Connecting Technology to Advance Social and Economic Opportunities University of Toronto December 13, 2017 This event launches the NSERC Strategic Project “Green software-defined platform for smart city big data applications”, recently awarded to the University of Toronto and the École de technologie supérieure ( ETS ) of Montreal.  The project will run for three years,…

EU-US CPS Trustworthiness Event on December 11, 2017, in London

You are cordially invited to participate in the CPS Event Toward a Calculus for Logical Optimization of Trustworthy CPSs, jointly sponsored by Imperial College London and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology: Date:                    11 December 2017 Time:                    8:30am to 4:00pm Location:       Skempton Building, Room 064/a/b, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus,…

NSF investments aim to address growing cybersecurity challenge

NSF announces $74.5 million in awards through its Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program October 31, 2017 Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced $74.5 million in funding for foundational research and education that aims to address the growing cybersecurity challenge. This investment, through the NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program, is critical to…