The RISE Consortium, which is currently conducting a series of meetings, workshops, and conferences around the topics of biometrics, security, and ethics, has increased visibility of this dialogue through the posting of detailed proceedings on its website (www.riseproject.eu). The website now includes, for public events held to date, downloadable documents that include agendas, reports of the proceedings, and copies of presentations from the meetings. To view the full press release click here.
The Long Lasting Memories (LLM) Project, with funding from the European Commission under the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (ICT PSP/2008/1), will hold a workshop in Athens on Thursday, 20 May 2010 to demonstrate progress on an innovative solution to enhance elderly cognitive health. This is the first of two workshops to be held during the course of the LLM project, and it will present the preliminary results of the development, integration, and pilot planning efforts of the consortium leading up to the launch of the five-country trials. To view the full press release click here.
As the newly launched BRAID project begins its work to develop a comprehensive roadmap for active ageing and RTD, it has just issued an open Call for Experts to participate in shaping the dialogue around these essential policy issues. BRAID, Bridging Research in Ageing and ICT Development, is an EU FP7 Support Action that was launched in March by 9 partners from 7 countries, and is expected to publish a consolidated roadmap that builds upon the work of earlier roadmapping projects, and an intensive stakeholder engagement process. To view the full press release click here.