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EIT ICT Labs challenges startups to shape the Future of the Cloud

Jul 02, 2014 12:27 GMT EIT ICT Labs EIT ICT Labs Idea Challenge winners receive a combined price money of 80,000 Euros, the invaluable opportunity to join Europe’s biggest innovation network, office space for six months, and coaching by EIT ICT Labs’ Business Development Accelerator towards European success stories.

Jun 18, 2014 09:10 GMT EIT ICT Labs On Wednesday, June 18th, the Idea Challenge for Internet of Things is launched at the business event Internet of Everything for Real in Stockholm where representatives from all industries, public and private, working towards business or consumers are gathering to look at new possibilities to connect their products or services and need inspiration, information or advice on how to go about it.

To what degree are youths willing to engage themselves in democratic activities?

Jun 16, 2014 10:17 GMT University of Gävle The researchers Jan Grannäs (University of Gävle) and Pia Nyman-Kurkiala (Åbo Academy) has been granted 820 000 Swedish Krona for a pilot-study about youths conditions, opportunities and knowledge to allow for a contributing democratic citizenship.

Gävle-researcher’s article the most downloaded in English journal about learning

Jun 12, 2014 08:00 GMT University of Gävle Göran Fransson and Jan Grannäs, active within didactics at the University of Gävle, top downloads of Swedish articles in the English journal “Teachers and Taching” with their article about dilemma’s in educational contexts.

Nova competing for the University of Gävle in Shell’s Eco-marathon

Jun 12, 2014 07:09 GMT University of Gävle The machine engineers from Gävle participated this year with the Nova in the competition that is all about developing a vehicle that can be drove as far as possible on only one liter of fuel.

Handshake for Peace in the World Cup

Jun 11, 2014 10:12 GMT Nobel Peace Center Handshake for Peace, football’s new symbol of friendship, respect and fair play has now gone global, after the initiative by the Nobel Peace Center and the Norwegian Football Association first was implemented in Norwegian top football as of the 2012 season. Before and after every match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, the captains do a Handshake for Peace.

Jun 09, 2014 16:45 GMT University of Gävle Britt-Marie Sjölund, PhD and associate professor in nursing science at the University of Gävle shows in her research that the elderly in Gävle have become healthier longer into their lives, but also that there are more disabled elderly women than men.

Baltic countries crave Sweden

Jun 09, 2014 08:35 GMT University of Gävle The University of Gävle, where a teaching aid for Swedish learners is under development, was during a couple of days visited by a group of Swedish teachers from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Finland. The visit concerned a three year long project called “A step towards Sweden”. The project is about further developing the Swedish education for Baltic youth.

The University of Gävle is awarded the highest grade by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

Jun 05, 2014 13:56 GMT University of Gävle The University of Gävle is awarded the highest grade by the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency for a sustainable development.

The project manager crucial whether EU-billions should generate commercial innovations

Jun 05, 2014 07:00 GMT University of Gävle Jens Eklinder-Frick, PhD in business economy at the University of Gävle, shows in his research that innovations are often put on the sidelines which leads to that the commercialization of the innovations are halted.