Multilingualism in the Digital Age: a barrier or an opportunity?
A few years ago, Nelson Mandela nailed the importance of
multilingualism in two sentences: "If you talk to a man in a language he
understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own
language, that goes to his heart." Read this blog post by Roberto Viola
(European Commission, Director General DG Connect) and Rytis Martikonis
(European Commission, Director General DG Translation).
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the healthiest of them all?
"It may seem magic, but it is not, it is science and technology
that allow us to see beyond the visible" SEMEOTICONS project coordinator
Sara Colantonio (National Research Council of Italy) wrote a blog post
about the 'Wize Mirror' that is able to read our face code, discover
markers of cardio-metabolic risk, and guide us towards healthy
The Quantum Technology Flagship takes shape in Malta
The Quantum Technology (QT) Flagship Intermediate Report,
defining the research agenda of the initiative, has been published. Read
the blogpost from Khalil Rouhana, deputy Director-General at the
The future of mobility in Europe is connected and automated
With more than 90% of all car accidents caused by human error,
connected and automated driving promises to bring huge safety benefits
on our roads. Read this blog post by Roberto Viola (European Commission,
Director General DG Connect) and Henrik Hololei (European Commission,
Director General DG MOVE).
Report on the need to integrate Social Sciences and Humanities with Science and Engineering in Horizon 2020
A report by the Future and Emerging Technologies Advisory Group
analyses how technological innovations need to pay close attention to
the social contexts in which they are to be placed. It recommends more
support to multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research that brings
together engineering, natural science and the social sciences and
Infographic - participation in Horizon 2020 FET projects
The infographic shows the participation in Horizon 2020 Future
& Emerging Technologies (FET) projects, indicating the round-off
number of participants per country and distribution of funding as of