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11 Jul 2013

Open Call for 2013 Digital Publishing Creative Ideas Contest

Frankfurt Academy and the Goethe-Unibator announce the 2013 Digital Publishing Creative Ideas Contest.
We are seeking creative ideas in the area of Digital Publishing.There is tremendous opportunity for entrepreneurs to take advantage of the transformations taking place in the publishing industry. Value propositions in publishing are changing as well as new technological possibilities.

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G8 science ministers meet in London
19 Jun 2013

G8 science ministers meet in London

The first conference of science ministers from the G8 in five years has met to discuss international issues that require global cooperation. On Wednesday 12 June 2013 David Willetts hosted the G8 science ministers at the Royal Society to look at key scientific challenges. For the first time the meeting also included heads of national academies.

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04 Jun 2013

Science|Business webcast: Smarter Data for Europe

Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, talks about the role that big data applications and e-infrastructures play in stimulating a new wave of economic and social progress. Both the public and private sector need to play a leadership role in making sure that data works harder for us, in healthcare, energy and many other domains.

The launch of Research Data Alliance is a key initiative to realize the benefits of big data.

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04 Jun 2013

EC Communication: The economic and social benefits of big data

“We have set up the Research Data Alliance, so scientific data infrastructure can be fully interoperable, and so sharing data becomes even simpler”, Neelie Kroes, Vice President of the European Commission, responsible for the Digital Agenda, speaking of the economic and social benefits of big data.

Read the full press release published on 23 May 2013 here.

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