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31 Mar 2016 - New NWO project within the area of Sustainable Energy Systems The CAES-group of prof. Gerard Smit has acquired a new NWO project within the area of Sustainable Energy Systems. It is a project within the framework of the NWO ESI-pose (Energy system integration - planning, operations, and social embedding) programme. The project will carry out research on: 29 Mar 2016 - HTSM Call 2016 is open! The next call of the Topsector HTSM 2016 is open. A budget of 5,4 M-€ is available for research in High-Tech Systems and Materials, including ICT! It is expected that the acceptance rate is about 30%. 29 Mar 2016 - New funding possibilities Netherlands eScience Center Currently, the Netherlands eScience Center has opened several Calls, to which proposals can be submitted: 23 Mar 2016 - Cooperation for Robird wins important award The University of Twente and spin-off company Clear Flight Solutions together won an award at the 3-day European Robotics Forum 2016 held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At this, Europe’s most important, robotics event, the Twente team was awarded the TechTransfer prize for their Robird. This is an important recognition of the unique collaboration between the University of Twente and the spin-off company. 23 Mar 2016 - The playful route to serious high-tech applications Games that turn physiotherapy exercises into an interactive and playful experience. Or games that activitate elderly suffering from dementia, putting a smile on their face again. Creative Technology (CreaTe) gives high-tech a creative twist, improving user interaction and applicability. Students of University of Twente’s CreaTe program already founded companies introducing surprising products to the market. During the symposium ‘Engineering our Future’, on March 29, CreaTe unfolds its vision of the future, presenting show cases and student pitches. 21 Mar 2016 - ECSEL Joint Undertaking EU: Research and innovation Action The European Commission Horizon 2020: Industrial Leadership and the Electronic Components and Systems for European Leadership Joint Undertaking invite proposals for their ECSEL-2016-1 research and innovation actions call. This supports activities that establish new knowledge and explore the feasibility of a new technology, product, process, service or solution. This may include basic and applied research, technology development and integration, testing and validation on a small scale prototype in a laboratory or simulated environment. 21 Mar 2016 - Coming soon: Cyber-physical systems engineering labs – open call for innovation projects The Digital Agenda for Europe, through the CPSE consortium, will shortly be inviting proposals for its cyber physical systems engineering labs open call for innovation projects. The next call will open on 27 April and will close on 1 June 2016. More information. 21 Mar 2016 - European research funding for ICT adds real scientific and technological value, studies find EU funding of research projects in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) area over the period 2007-2013 (under the 7th EU Framework Programme, FP7) had a strong added value, according to two studies, which fed into the Commission's evaluation of the programme. More specifically, the studies found that EU-funded ICT projects produced output of a higher quality than the world average, and generated a world-leading level of scientific articles.