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ATC has become a member in First Draft News through the REVEAL EC-funded project, which recently joined together with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, The New York Times, The Washington Post and many more major news and technology organisations, tackling issues of trust and truth...

In the second round of funding from Google's Digital News Initiative, ATC has been awarded a large-scale project around robot journalism, to work together with the Cyprus News Agency, Worldcrunch and...

On 22-24 November 2016, HEADS project consortium is hosting its 11th plenary meeting at the Civitel Attik Hotel, in Nothern Athens, Greece. The aim of the meeting is to discuss on the latest HEADS achievements. The second day (23 November) will be dedicated to the HEADS tutorial with...

In the new Internet era, networks of people and machines are becoming ubiquitous. From computer communication devices, like mobile phones, laptops, tablets and servers, to more advanced sensor-embedded devices and robots, machines mediate human interaction or act as autonomous agents interacting with themselves and the environment. There are many examples: from...

EVidenced based management of hearing impairments: Public health pΟlicy making based on fusing big data analytics and simulaTION. Or, in short, the EVOTION project, kicks-of this week, with funding from the EU under the Horizon 2020 e-Health Societal Challenge.

EVOTION aims to develop an integrated platform...

The FIWARE Community have announced HealthBail among the success stories of the FIWARE Acceleration Programme. The platform, which has been developed by ATC within the context of the FI-Adopt EU-funded project, aims to increase the...

The FIWARE Community have announced ADAMO among the success stories of the FIWARE Acceleration Programme. The application, which has been developed by ATC within the context of the frontierCities EU-funded project, allows citizens, leisure...

The PICASSO project is organizing a policy webinar on “ EU-US policy recommendations on Data Protection and Privacy”, planned to be held on October 11, 2016 (03:00 p.m. UTC).

The webinar will discuss and refine policy recommendations designed to improve EU/US ICT-orientated...

The PICASSO project is organizing a webinar on “EU-US collaboration on 5G funding opportunities in Horizon 2020”, planned to be held on the 13th of September 2016 (17.00-18.30 CEST/ 11:00 -12.30 ET). PICASSO will explore how EU-US collaboration in 5G can be served best in the next Horizon 2020 Call for Proposals....

After 32 months of research on impact assessment of Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation projects, IA4SI project concluded in May 2016.

To see what IA4SI was about watch the video using the player below, or follow this link at YouTube:...

ATC has contributed to the authoring of the “EXPLORING IMPACTS OF COLLECTIVE AWARENESS PLATFORMS FOR SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL INNOVATION” book, which was published by Eurokleis Press (May 2016).

The book describes the Collective Awareness Platform for Sustainability and Social Innovation domain (CAPS) by using an “inside”...

YourDataStories (YDS) project has published its first newsletter. In this first issue the readers will have the opportunity to be informed on the project’s initial challenges and results.

With each partner involved bringing a special...

The YDS-Consortium at a project meeting in Brussels

Time is passing quickly and YourDataStories (YDS), the research project, co-funded by the European Commission as part of the Horizon2020 research initiative, on making opendata more accessible and transparent, is already beyond the first year of its three years project duration.

The first...

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NESSI has released a white paper on Security and Privacy, which highlights relevant research directions from the Software & Services perspective. The paper emphasises on the impact of security and privacy on software, services, cloud and data and presents the key challenges and opportunities from a research...

On Friday 16 September 2016 the REVEAL project consortium is hosting a one day workshop at the Plaza Resort Hotel, south of Athens, Greece. The event will focus on various aspects of social media verification and present project results and outcomes, demonstrate tools and services that have been...

Deutsche Welle (DW) and Athens Technology Center (ATC) have been awarded co-funding from Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) to develop a set of digital tools that are to aid journalists in social media content aggregation, curation and, most importantly, verification.

DW and ATC are...

City4Age (Elderly-friendly city services for active and healthy ageing) will create an innovative framework that can be deployed by European cities: ICT-enhanced early detection of risk related to frailty and Mild Cognitive Impairments (MCI); ICT enhanced intervention that can help the elderly population to improve their daily life and also promote...

The First Meeting of the PICASSO Expert Groups took place on 20th May 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The aim of the meeting was to reinforce EU-US ICT collaboration and support the policy dialogue on pre-competitive research and innovation related to the societal challenges – smart cities,...

Thirty months ago, CONSENSUS, an FP7 project co-funded by the EC, envisioned to simplify, identify and visualize the consequences of decisions in the policy making process. At the core of the project was the CONSENSUS policy model, which decomposes policies in a number of -often conflicting- objectives. Using the model in...

The EECA Cluster final conference will bring together senior representatives from leading commercial, government and research organisations from the EU and the entire Eastern Europe and Central Asia region to share knowledge and experience, lessons learnt, good practice and innovation. The main objectives of this event are to:

  • Present collaboration...

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