Although the EU is investing heavily in research in artificial intelligence (AI), the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will go into effect in May, includes numerous provisions that will impede the development and use of AI in Europe. For example, the GDPR establishes a right to have a human review and explain algorithmic…Details
AEGIS is invited to attend the panel discussion on Global Digital Transformation: the e-Estonia Model in Washington DC. Having transformed into an e-nation since the Cold War, Estonia is now exporting its digital model to the rest of Europe. Perhaps the easiest place for foreign entrepreneurs to set up a business in the EU is not London, Paris…Details
DISCOVERY women leaders will join the session on “The women’s role in a strategic health and social care approach: facing the future” . You can download the agenda here. More about the conference. The IEEE Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI) 2018 and the IEEE Conference on Body Sensor Networks (BSN) 2018, two premier…Details
Designing Enabling Economies and Policies 2018
Save the date! TIF 2018 will be co-organised with DEEP 2018 in Oct. 10-11, 2018. The venue will be at OCAD University, 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario, CANADA
We’ll begin posting details in February 2018. Stay Tuned!
On the eve of the EU-U.S. Information Society Dialogue in Brussels, the Transatlantic Digital Economy Dialogue is helt by CCIA to take stock of the transatlantic digital relationship and discuss the future of the data economy, telecommunications reforms in Europe and the U.S. and transatlantic cooperation internationally. DISCOVERY will be there to promote its Transatlantic ICT…Details
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…Details
The Commission has published guidance to facilitate a direct and smooth application of the new data protection rules across the EU as of 25 May. The Commission also launched a new online tool dedicated to SMEs. With just over 100 days left before the application of the new law, the guidance outlines what the European…Details
Your quick access to potential partner across the Atlantic. Download your Tool Guide here! The DISCOVERY Partner Search Tool is a search engine with a fertile resources of ICT related projects, funding agencies, research centres, funding programmes and partner contact from Europe, the US and Canada. It functions like a matchmaker for ICT stakeholders interested…Details
“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…Details
Congrats to a full success of our Internet of Things and Smart Cities Workshop in University of Toronto. You can find the complete version of the Agenda and attendance here. For more post-event highlights, please stay tuned.