Author Archives: Peter Stollenmayer

Proposing Horizon 2020 projects – why we need a more efficient process

Just two days after Easter was the deadline of the first ICT Call of Horizon 2020, the current Framework for European funded R&D projects, with the official name of “H2020-ICT-2014-1”. As expected the interest from the European research community was … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Nokia – the cards have been reshuffled

On Tuesday, 3 September, Microsoft announced that it will buy Nokia’s mobile phone business for 5.44 billion euro. The deal is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2014. There is no big … Continue reading

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One trillion devices connected – so what?

Last week I attended the very interesting FIA (Future Internet Assembly) conference in Dublin. It was repeatedly stated that in 2020 we expect between 20 billion and 1 trillion devices connected to the Future Internet (which will hopefully not be … Continue reading

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Do we waste brain power in FP7-ICT Calls?

“Tonight I will invite my family to dinner” – This or something similar is probably what several hundred ICT researchers and managers thought when they left their offices yesterday. The reason is that the extended deadline of FP7-ICT Call 10 … Continue reading

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