IS-practice Newsletter Summer 2016

Successful project end for ECIM, smart mobility platform ECIM, a CIP innovation project on Smart Mobility, officially ended on 30 June 2016. During the 30 months of the project, IS-practice and 13 other partners from five European countries worked collectively and in cooperation with other actors, such as mobility service providers, public authorities and cities. […]

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Over the last few months, IS-practice was heavily involved in a number of Horizon 2020 proposals in the areas of open data, smart cities, security, privacy, and access control. Results are expected at the end of this year. The proposal effort for a European Commission (DG CONNECT) Framework contract “Monitoring of Public Sector Innovation” in a […]

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New EU Project to Improve Mobility across Europe

Cloud Platform to Create Marketplace of the Future   Project partners from across Europe gathered in Brussels to launch a major new EU-funded project, ECIM – the European Cloud Marketplace for Intelligent Mobility. ECIM is designed to help support smart, liveable and connected cities by fostering and bringing together state of the art transportation services […]

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9 Year Old and 8 Year Old Create Cross-Continent Mobile App in 5 Minutes!

Flemish ICT Minister Geert Bourgeois and United Nations eGovernment Advisor Richard Kerby today awarded a ‘Global Entrepreneur Award’ on behalf of Citadel-on-the-Move and the Linked Organization of Local Authorities to William Colglazier, age 9, and Alexander Glidden, age 8, for their new mobile App @Me-on-the-Move. The boys used guidelines created by Citadel-on-the-Move, an EU-funded project […]

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Watch Out Google! – New EU Project Set to Unleash SME Use of Geospatial Data

Partners from six European Countries gathered in Antwerp this week to officially launch Open Transport Net (OTN) – a new European Commission funded project that aims to challenge the monopoly that large commercial vendors such as Google currently enjoy over geographic or geospatial data (GI). IS-practice will be responsible for the management of this project. […]

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