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22 Feb 2016 - NWO Call "Complexity in Transport and Logistics" The NWO Call "Complexity in Transport and Logistics" will be opened on March 1, 2016. Deadline: April 26, 2016. 16 Feb 2016 - UT launches Living Smart Campus What is required to make better use of the University of Twente campus as a living lab, with experiments in which campus users play a primary role? UT students and staff were challenged to come up with ideas for the Living Smart Campus. Six pilot projects were selected from 50 entries: from health assessments by ‘Healthy Heroes’ to a competition for the most energy conscious student flat. 10 Feb 2016 - Have your say on Future and Emerging Technologies and mathematics in Horizon 2020 Which emerging fields of technological research should the EU be investing in? What novel areas of science, mathematics and technology would benefit from deeper exploration? Share your views by April 30th and help us identify where to focus our future work in Horizon 2020 – the EU's research and innovation framework programme. Please find here some more information. 3 Feb 2016 - Students run car sharing project at Lochem Energie The opportunity to test whether your ideas really work in practice: in the ‘From prototype to society’ minor, students got the chance to see whether their innovations really resonated with the community. As part of their High Tech Human Touch-module, Sander Gillissen, Joachim Batzke, Emily Bohan (all Industrial Design Engineering students), Daniël van der Vegt, Maximilian Möllers (both International Business Administration students) and Jule Krüger (Psychology) went to Lochem to run their car sharing project: Electrip. 2 Feb 2016 - Yakup Kilic receives PhD on Wireless Localisation and Tracking Location-awareness is fast becoming an essential feature in many application areas. Yakup Kilic received his PhD at the Telecommunication Engineering group at the EWI Faculty on 21 January for his research on wireless localization and tracking. More information (EEMCS news, January 26, 2016) 2 Feb 2016 - In memoriam: Sjoerd van Tongeren (IGS director)  On Tuesday 2 February we received the sad news that our colleague Sjoerd van Tongeren, Executive Director of the IGS research institute, has passed away. His death came completely unexpectedly at the age of 50.
2 Feb 2016 - Prof. Vanessa Evers' Workshop on Social Robots at the World Economic Forum received much attention At the recent Annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, prof. Vanessa Evers held a workshop on Social Robots. She was one of the few Dutch researchers among the 2500 participants. During 300 sessions, government leaders, scientists, heads of state, CEO's of big companies, and journalists discuss the developments within science, economy and world politics. Theme of this year is "The fourth industrial revolution". 27 Jan 2016 - Large H2020 ICT Call Currently, the Call for Proposals for a large ICT Call is open. Closing date is: 12 April 2016. There are many different topics: