Press Releases

Europe's top tech start-ups compete in London

Nov 23, 2015 08:48 GMT EIT Digital An app that keeps you safe as you walk home after dark, a website that lets fans decide where concerts take place, and a travel guide that uses augmented reality are among ten start-up companies competing in the London final of one of Europe’s biggest competitions for digital technology start-ups.

Sonormed wins EIT Digital’s core partner Fraunhofer for cooperation to enhance patient individualization features of Tinnitracks

Nov 20, 2015 10:01 GMT EIT Digital On November 19 2015 the EIT Digital coached start-up Sonormed announced its cooperation with Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology (IDMT) at the international health trade fair MEDICA in Düsseldorf, Germany. The cooperation is aimed to enhance the technological therapy conditions for tinnitus patients that suffer from hearing loss.

Chelsea FC Foundation & NIST Partner to Open Soccer School in Bangkok

Nov 20, 2015 09:19 GMT NIST International School

​Terrorist acts increase prejudice and hate crimes against Muslims

Nov 19, 2015 10:36 GMT Jönköping University Anti-Muslim prejudice and hate crimes increase in Europe and the USA as a consequence of Islamist terrorist attacks, a new study in the journal Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations reveals. But high-profile hate crimes against Muslims have paradoxical effects.

NIST Becomes First School to Host Search Associates Leadership Fair

Nov 19, 2015 08:50 GMT NIST International School

Yoga Against Violence – Online yoga studio Yoogaia participates in Plan's campaign against violence in schools

Nov 16, 2015 11:00 GMT Yoogaia In November, yogis around the world will take a stand against violence against girls with Yoogaia offering free participation to all of its yoga classes during one weekend, donating the money raised to Plan's campaign against violence at schools.

Promising tech start-ups reach Idea Challenge in Health and Wellbeing

Nov 11, 2015 14:27 GMT EIT Digital EIT Digital, Europe’s leading open innovation organisation, announced the finalists of its annual innovation competition - the Idea Challenge. The final in Health and Wellbeing, takes place in Eindhoven on Wednesday, 25 November and is embedded in the Innovation Day at the Conference Centre High Tech Campus. The Innovation Day is a summit of ICT innovation as showcased on stage and exhibition.

Entrepreneurship Education For Refugees in Arabic

Nov 09, 2015 06:00 GMT Funzilife Oy Amman / Helsinki - Funzilife has today published an Arabic version of the entrepreneurship course ”Founder 101” in its mobile service. The six-week course provides versatile information on entrepreneurship from planning to setting up a business. The entrepreneurship course is free for users and fits perfectly as a part of integration services for immigrants of whom many speak Arabic.

Europe’s most promising digital technology start-ups reach Idea Challenge final

Oct 29, 2015 11:47 GMT EIT Digital EIT Digital, Europe’s leading open innovation organisation, has announced the finalists of its annual innovation competition - the Idea Challenge. Seventy-six start-ups from a total of more than 450 entries from 26 countries, will now pitch to a wide audience of potential buyers and investors at events across Europe.

Eindhoven hosts tomorrow’s international digital innovators at Masters School launch

Oct 22, 2015 14:42 GMT EIT Digital Over 300 students from Europe, Africa, America and Asia will attend this year’s EIT Digital Master School launch – being hosted in Eindhoven from October 22 to 24 by Eindhoven University of Technology & EIT Digital.