Commission Selects Six Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Projects

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Six research projects selected to compete for two top spots in the area of research into future and emerging technologies (FET) have been announced by the European Commission at the FET11 conference and exhibition in Budapest. The six contenders will receive around 1.5 million euro each to refine their proposal for one year, after which only two will be selected. 

 

The six projects are as follows:

Graphene-driven: revolutions in ICT and beyond (Graphene)

Getting to know your grey matter: ‘The human brain project’ (HBP)

‘Zero-power intelligent autonomous systems-of-systems’ (Guardian Angels)

Soft, gentle and friendly robots: ‘Robot companions for citizens’ (RoboCom)

The FuturICT knowledge accelerator: creating socially interactive information technologies for a sustainable future’ (FuturICT )

IT gives medicine the personal touch: ‘Modelling in health and medicine’ (ITFoM)

 

For more information on each of these projects, please visit: http://cordis.europa.eu/fp7/ict/fet-proactive/docs/flagshipcons09-02_en.pdf

Published on : Thu, 5 May 2011


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