Policy, Research and technology, Society

Futurium – Digital4Science

9 Nov , 2015  

The Digital4Science platform aims to stimulate conversations on Excellence in Science and its activities around the Open Science Cloud, e-infrastructures, High Performance Computing, Future & Emerging Technologies and the FET flagships. Join the discussions on EU policies and programmes designed to support science in the digital age and to boost scientific discoveries. This link shows […]

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Policy, Research and technology, Society

Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit

2 Oct , 2015  

The Federal Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Toolkit helps federal employees use crowdsourcing and citizen science in their work. It provides five basic process steps for planning, designing and carrying out a crowdsourcing or citizen science project. At each step, you’ll find a list of tips you can use to keep your project on track. In addition to […]

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Bitcoin

7 Sep , 2015  

Bitcoin is an innovative payment network and a new kind of money. Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority or banks; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Bitcoin is open-source; its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin and everyone can take part. Through many […]

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InnoCentive

7 Sep , 2015  

They crowdsource innovation solutions from the world’s smartest people, who compete to provide ideas and solutions to important business, social, policy, scientific, and technical challenges. Their global network of millions of problem solvers, proven challenge methodology, and cloud-based innovation management platform combine to help clients transform their economics of innovation through rapid solution delivery and the development […]

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Socientize

7 Jul , 2015  

Citizen science is an innovative concept to involve the general public in scientific processes. One of the best ways to help people understand science is by letting them participate in scientific research and experiments. This is what citizen science tries to achieve. The Socientize.eu project coordinated all agents involved in the citizen science process, setting the […]

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Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)

7 Jul , 2015  

ZSI conducts research on the social embedding and impact of all types of innovations, and contributes to the design and diffusion of socially accepted and sustainable innovations to meet social challenges. By deployment of innovative research, education, advisory services and co-ordination of networks, they create new knowledge, reflect and configure existing knowledge, evaluate measures, develop concepts and […]

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STARTS: Science, Technology and the ARTS

2 Jul , 2015   Video

STARTS – Innovation at the nexus of Science, Technology and the ARTS Initiative of EC in DG CONNECT in Research/Innovation and education. Ultimate goal of STARTS: Inclusion of artists in many of H2020 projects. Bringing artists into development teams as an integral component of the innovation process Bringing artists into ICT companies as facilitators and […]

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