The main goal of this event is to inform potential participants in the VICINITY Second Open Call.
The UPM EIT Digital Master is a master lead by the UPM, several students visited ATOS premises and some interesting projects and initiatives were presented to the students. The VICINITY project was presented in the event.
- Atos Workshop:
Atos organized a workshop to present several interesting initiatives and projects, VICINITY was selected.
InfoCom World 2018 is the 20th edition of a successful series of conferences aimed to highlight the developments that marked the Greek telecoms industry in the last 20 years, starting from 1998, when the 1st InfoCom World took place, under the title “New Horizons. Twenty years later, this industry is still one of the most dynamic ones, both in Greece and globally, in fact acting as a catalyst for almost every industry: manufacturing, banking, health, security, education, food service, transportation & logistics, retail, etc.
The interest in innovation has spread sharply over the past 10-15 years. The concept of innovation has proved flexible and usable in an increasing number of areas. Where many previously connected innovations with technological innovations that succeeded in markets, it is today as natural to talk about service innovation, social innovation, business model innovation and innovation in the public sector. Innovation will no longer only generate economic growth, it is also innovation that will solve major national and global challenges. The focus on innovation is well institutionalized, not least through the EU's research and innovation policy.
Iot Meetup Madrid was an open event where different stakeholders, from different backgrounds met to talk about IoT. Participants in two Horizon 2020 projects (symbiIoTe and VICINITY 2020 ) explained their experiences to the public.
The Madrid Engineering Week 2018 is an event that took place from the 12th to the 16th of November in Leganés, at Universidad Calos III de Madrid. During this week students had the opportunity to attend to different technical talks about new technologies, participate on the biggest engineering competition in Europe (EBEC), make contacts with the business world in our cocktail networking or visit the facilities of some companies. #MEW18
The 21st International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2018) took place at INRIA premises at Nancy, France. The conference gathered together numerous stakeholders in semantic technologies with a focus on research but also industry partners. The specific background of attendants ranged from IoT or stream data to food or education domains.
The main case was to inform the residents of the municipality about the actions of the VICINITY project and demonstrate how sensors, actuators and integrated communication devices installed at home can provide assisted living at home environment. In order to present it, we visited the first eldery woman who had all of the devices installed in her house, Ms Aggeliki, and outlined the significance of the panic button and the sensors in her daily life.
SC27 has the responsibility for development of standards for the protection of information and ICT.
VICINITY was represented in its stand at the Nordic Edge Expo 2017, 25. – 27. September. Nordic Edge is a spin-off of the Horizon 2020 funded project Triangulum, and is a 3 day event that consists of a conference and expo, in addition to smart city safaris and networking opportunities. Nordic Edge has grown to become the largest annual smart city event in the Nordics, and takes place in Stavanger, Norway. The main focus is smart cities and address both municipalities, innovators and other European participants. More than 100 speakers were represented at the conference part, while more than 4 800 visitors were registered at the exhibition.