23 Feb 2015 - NWO Call Smart Urban Regions of the Future (SURF)
NWO has opened a new Call: :"Smart Urban Regions of the Future (SURF)". It is a Call for large, multidisciplinary projects (between 750 k-euro to 1.5 M-euro), mainly humanities, with technology aspects (a.o., smart grids). (Information in Dutch).
23 Feb 2015 - 25-26 March 2015: Net Futures, Brussels
On 25-26 March 2015, the EU organises the Net Futures 2015 Conference. Net Futures is the successor of the FIA Conferences, which have run for 11 years. Net Futures 2015 IS the place to be if you’re looking at designing the future of technological R&I and exploring new business opportunities. And to kick off this two-day rally: the Concertation meetings, which concern you and your partners directly.
20 Feb 2015 - NWO Call Energy Systems Integration open
Currently, a NWO Call Energy Systems Integration has been opened. This program promotes challenging scientific research in the medium- and long-term in the area of energy system integration. Researchers can request funding for technological and social innovations in this area.
20 Feb 2015 - Call for NWO-Vici proposals open!
Currently, the Call for pre-proposals for NWO Vici Grants is open. This personnel grant is meant for excellent senior researchers, max. 15 years after their defence.
20 Feb 2015 - Pervasive Systems group acquired a NWO KIEM Grant!
The EEMCS/Pervasive Systems group acquired a NWO KIEM Grant (Public-private partnership) for their proposal "Design of a Wireless Sensor Network for high resolution monitoring and control of river basins and dikes". This project is a cooperation with TerraTeq, WUR, InTech and Umwelt-Geräte-Technik GmbH).
20 Feb 2015 - ITEA2 GEODES project in the news!
The ITEA Magazine of February 2015 highlights the GEODES project, in which also the EEMCS DACS group was involved, together with Thales. See page 12 and 13.
20 Feb 2015 - GENESI project in the news!
GENESI: Safe public infrastructure… for life!
19 Feb 2015 - Take-off Grants for one CTIT's spin-offs: IX B.V.
STW has awarded one of the Take-off Grants Phase 1 to a CTIT's spin-off: IX B.V. (Egon van der Broek / Frans van der Sluis; previously EEMCS/HMI). In total, 4 spin-offs of the UT have acquired such a grant. The Take-off Grant is awarded for commercialisation purposes. With this funding from STW the young spin-offs will perform feasibility studies for their technology and companies.