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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.  19 Feb 2015 - April 28-29, 2015: Cybersecurity & Privacy Innovation Forum On April 28-29, 2015 the Cybersecurity & Privacy Innovation Forum will be held. The CSP Innovation Forum 2015 is organised by the European Commission, DG CNECT (Unit H4 Trust & Security) and the CSP Forum .This event will include DG CNECT H2020 informational sessions relating to 'Digital Security: Cybersecurity, Privacy & Trust' calls in 2015. 19 Feb 2015 - University of Twente receives European research grants of more than 13 million euros The University of Twente is doing well at attracting European research funding. Twenty-five research projects submitted by UT researchers within the EU's Horizon 2020 programme have been accepted. A total of more than 13 million euros has now been awarded. The UT has thus scored well above the European average. Rolf Vermeij, who assists UT researchers with the acquisition of European funds, expects that a total of more than 15 million euros will be awarded this round of the Horizon 2020 programme. 19 Feb 2015 - Telephone channel remains important for municipalities A study by the University of Twente CTIT research institute commissioned by the Dutch Municipalities Quality Institute (KING) shows that the telephone channel is one of the main channels for contact with the municipality. 11 Feb 2015 - Twente robotics team to compete with the best in Europe A team of Twente robotics experts is the only remaining Dutch participant in the largest robotics competition in Europe. This EuRoC (European Robotics Challenge) revolves around the transfer of fundamental knowledge about robotics to practical applications in industry. Under the banner of LEO, Center for Service Robotics, the team is developing autonomous, flying drones that inspect wind turbine components.