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ERCIM Activity Report 2011 published

The ERCIM Activity Report 2011 is available for download.
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Industrial Systems Institute/RC ‘Athena’ Joins ERCIM

The Industrial Systems Institute (ISI) of Research Centre ATHENA (RC ‘Athena’) is delighted to join ERCIM. ISI, a public research institute, was founded in Patras, Western Greece in 1998. Since 2003, ISI has been part of the ’Athena‘ Research and Innovation Centre in Information, Communication, and Knowledge Technologies, operating under the auspices of the General Secretariat of Research and Technology of the Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs.

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Final recommendations of the Euro-India SPIRIT project published

The Euro-India SPIRIT project published its final recommendations booklet "The New Digital Paradigm - Harnessing EU-India ICT Cooperation". The project's aim was, in brief, to examine the state of the art in Indian ICT and develop a set of recommendations for a mutually beneficial research agenda between the EU and India.

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Cor Baayen Award 2011 Shared by two Winners: Stratos Idreos and Luca Mottola

This year, ERCIM has exceptionally selected two winners for the Cor Baayen Award: Stratos Idreos, researcher in the Database Architectures group of CWI and Luca Mottola, researcher in the Networked Embedded Systems Group at SICS.

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ERCIM/EWICS/Cyberphysical Systems Workshop

Resilient Systems, Robotics, Systems-of-Systems Challenges in Design, Validation & Verification and Certification
in conjunction with SAFECOMP 2011

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Euro-India SPIRIT Workshop at eWorld 2011, New Delhi

Opportunities for Indian & European ICT Research - Exploring Commonalities, Best Practices & Success Stories 1 August 2011 16:00 – 17:30

Electronic infrastructures are becoming fundamental resources for supporting activities across the public sector in areas such as eGovernment, eResearch and eHealth. The drive towards building a smart society requires the federation of services and reduction of fragmentation, the improvement of security and access to data and resources, developing interoperability to avoid vendor lock-in, and educating the next generation of users and developers to benefit from such technologies. In short, advances in eDevelopment and eInfrastructures can lead to far-reaching improvements for all levels of society.

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University of Cyprus joins ERCIM

by Marios Dikaiakos

The University of Cyprus (UCY) is delighted to join ERCIM as its 19th member. UCY is represented in ERCIM by both the Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering through the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering respectively. Dedicated to producing and promoting high-end research, UCY strives to establish a position at the forefront of European research. In that respect, participation in ERCIM is expected to further enhance the strong links that UCY has with other European academic and research institutions.

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MUSCLE International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia Understanding

The ERCIM MUSCLE Working Group organises the International Workshop on Computational Intelligence for Multimedia Understanding in Pisa, Italy, 13-15 December 2011. The workshop is co-sponsored by CNR Italy and INRIA, France.

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