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​Plotagon Education enables students and educators to create animated videos just by writing

Jul 28, 2015 13:00 GMT Plotagon Plotagon Education inspires students to think, write and share animated stories and characters in a private, digital classroom monitored by their teacher. This edtech tool was developed at the request of educators who love Plotagon’s award-winning consumer app and were already using it in their classrooms. It includes teacher-friendly controls and runs on iPad, iPhone, Mac and PC.

EIT Digital Idea Challenge voor startups sluit af met 461 ingediende voorstellen uit 26 landen.

Jul 07, 2015 16:17 GMT EIT Digital Open innovatie organisatie EIT Digital laat weten dat de Idea Challenge wedstrijd voor startups succesvol is verlopen met 461 ingediende voorstellen uit 26 EU landen. Nederlandse startups dienden totaal 39 voorstellen in.

EIT Digital Idea Challenge 2015: 461 Bewerbungen aus 26 Ländern

Jul 07, 2015 12:48 GMT EIT Digital Bei der zweiten Auflage des Startup-Wettbewerbes der EIT Digital kämpfen 461 junge IT-Unternehmen aus 26 EU-Ländern um finanzielle Unterstützung und den Zugang zum umfangreichen Netzwerk der EU-Organisation. 750 Teams hatten sich seit Mai 2015 registriert.

EIT Digital Idea Challenge: 461 entries from 26 countries

Jul 07, 2015 12:41 GMT EIT Digital EIT Digital’s startup contest Idea Challenge activated entrepreneurs all over Europe. Out of the 750 registered teams 461 tech startups from 26 EU countries aim to scale-up through participation in the second edition of the competition.

Jun 26, 2015 14:04 GMT EIT Digital Är vi redo för den stora omvälvning som ökad digitalisering av allt fler funktioner i samhället och arbetslivet medför? Detta tar EIT Digital upp i två seminarier under Almedalsveckan - måndagen den 29/6 samt fredagen den 3/7 i en hel dag med workshops kring Makerspaces. Vi presenterar också Furhat Robotics och vår affärsutvecklingssupport inom Internet of Things och forskningsprojektet Flashpoll.

Jun 25, 2015 07:04 GMT Stockholm Business Region Stockholm’s business community continues to develop positively in the first quarter of 2015. Wages show increased growth in both Stockholm County and city, compared with the same quarter in 2014. These are the results of Stockholmskonjunkturen’s first report for 2015.

BDVA and EIT Digital are joining forces to advance European Big Data Economy

Jun 18, 2015 14:20 GMT EIT Digital EIT Digital and the Big Data Value Association (BDVA) signed on June 17 a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to join forces to support the advancement of European Big Data Economy. The signing was done in Madrid, in the context of the first Summit of the Big Data Value Association.

Suomalainen vetämään EUn innovoinnin huippuyksikköä USAhan

Jun 18, 2015 07:21 GMT EIT Digital ​EIT Digitalin johtoon USA:n Silicon Valleyssa on noussut Marko Turpeinen, joka on aiemmin vetänyt verkoston Suomen yksikköä. Suomen EIT Digitalin johtoon on nimitetty Tatu Koljonen. Euroopan innovaatio-ja teknologiainstituutin EITn huippuyksikkö, EIT ICT Labs, on 1.6. muuttanut nimensä EIT Digital:ksi.


Jun 16, 2015 05:30 GMT Ansell Protective Solutions AB Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announces that a four-year framework agreement has been established between the UK Crown Commercial Service (CCS) and Ansell for the purchase of TRELLCHEM® VPS CV-ET gastight suit. The framework agreement will be available to the UK emergency services and other public sector organizations.

First patient included in the study PREVMESH – prophylactic resorbable mesh in open abdominal surgery to prevent incisional hernia

Jun 15, 2015 15:00 GMT TIGR® Matrix Novus Scientific (Uppsala, Sweden) is pleased to announce the start of the randomized controlled multicenter study PREVMESH. The study aims at assessing whether a long-term resorbable mesh (TIGR®Matrix) placed onlay after open abdominal surgery decreases the rate of incisional hernias and wound dehiscence.