IP/14/939  21-08-2014 - Nominate your favourite European Web Entrepreneur for a europioneers Award 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 21 August 2014 Who will become this year’s most successful European Web Entrepreneur? Applications are open until 31 August for the Europioneers 2014 Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
IP/14/937  20-08-2014 - Robots lending a helping hand to build Airbus planes 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 20 August 2014 Watch the video Trying to squeeze into tight spaces, carrying out highly repetitive tasks and living with back injuries: these everyday realities of working in aviation construction will soon be over.
IP/14/925  13-08-2014 - Mind over matter: EU researchers use brainpower to get moving 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 13 August 2014 Watch the video Grabbing a glass or typing an email: these are some everyday gestures that are not possible for people with serious physical impairments – even though they have the will and the brainpower to do so.
IP/14/916  11-08-2014 - EU-funded tool to help our brain deal with big data 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 August 2014 Every single minute, the world generates 1.7 million billion bytes of data, equal to 360,000 DVDs. How can our brain deal with increasingly big and complex datasets? EU researchers are developing an interactive system which not only presents data the way you...
IP/14/911  07-08-2014 - EU project helps monitor the environment around you 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 7 August 2014 Watch the video Do you want to track how much ozone, black carbon and other pollutants you are exposed to when out cycling or walking? This is possible with an app – AirProbe – combined with a small sensor box.
IP/14/909  06-08-2014 - An app that helps you buy good food at the best price 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 6 August 2014 Nothing to cook for dinner? While rushing to the supermarket, you will soon be able to consult the FoodLoop app and find the best offers close to you. This system – made possible thanks to an EU-funded toolbox – informs you if...
IP/14/894  31-07-2014 - EU develops new driverless car parking system – so you never waste another minute looking for a space 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 31 July 2014 Watch the video There are only a few minutes before your flight check-in closes, or before your train departs, but you now have to spend precious time hunting for a free space at the airport or station car park.
IP/14/889  30-07-2014 - Digital privacy: EU-wide logo and “data protection impact assessments” aim to boost the use of RFID systems 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 30 July 2014 New EU-wide technical standards have been agreed that will help users of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) smart chips and systems comply with EU Data Protection rules and the Commission’s 2009 recommendation on RFID (see IP/09/740).
IP/14/882  29-07-2014 - Make 2014 the summer you learn how to code! 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 29 July 2014 If the sun is getting too much, you've finished that book and crosswords have lost their magic — then why not make August 2014 the summer you learn a new digital language? In advance of EU Code Week, taking place across Europe...
IP/14/880  28-07-2014 - Greener airports thanks to EU-funded tech 
European Commission - European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 July 2014 http://www.euronews.com/2014/01/27/a-smart-move-to-energy-efficient-airports/Video on Euronews – report at The Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino airport near Rome (also in French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish) Every summer millions of Europeans descend upon the continent’s airports on their way to sunshine and adventure.