Find the most recent information on EU Funding activities in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by visiting our ICT in FP7 website , which covers ICT in the 7 th Framework Programme (FP7) 2007 - 2013.
FET in the media
- Appearances in newspapers / media
- Success Stories in IST Results
- Awards / Prizes
- Press Releases
- Fet Presentations & Reports
FET "Complexity project"
in the news: "How Communication appears and evolves in societies of robots
Paper ? comments New Scientist - comments new telegraph - comments science now - comments Heise online
- Situated and Autonomic Communitation FET Proactive Initiave featured in ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review ( PDF )
Integration and Experimentation of Legacy Mobile
- Multihop Ad Hoc Networks"
Eleonora Borgia, Marco Conti, and Franca Delmastro ( PDF , 109KB)
Design, Integration, and Experimentation of Cross-Layer Mobile
- Multihop Ad Hoc Networks
Eleonora Borgia, Marco Conti, and Franca Delmastro ( PDF , 115KB)
- CASCADAS : Componentware for Autonomic, Situation-aware Communications and Dynamically Adaptable Services; a FET SAC project in the PRESS
- ALMA a FET Open project covered on scientist.com: " Air guitarists' rock dreams come true "
- ICANN? We All Can : speech by Viviane Reding, EU Information Society Commissioner at World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Tunis Nov. 2005
- FET project MOBILEMAN , the network without wires and infrastructures, in Italian Press
- Fet project HAGGLE has been covered in "La Repubblica: The Net withouth the internet"
- FACETS a FET " BIO-I3" project covered in "Le Monde"
- MOBIUS a FET " Global Computing " project on ERCIM news
- Showing PRESENCE at the worlds ICT fair - CEBIT 2005
- CYBERHAND : "The technology to build the worlds first bionic limbs is almost within our grasp": a paper from the FET project CYBERHAND has been published in New Scientist issue 2436 - February 2004, page 26
- ECOVISION : A FET " Neuroinformatics " project. Watch the TV News on the potential applications as driving assistance system of the results of the FET ECOVISION project : on Canalsur ( Zipped MPG , 6.5MB) - and Antena3 ( Zipped MPG , 6.1MB) in Spanish.
- FET projects on Euro news: Benogo ( download video ) - Touch-Hapsys
- Beyond the Horizon : FET project (coordination action) presented in ERCIM NEWS (January 2005)
- HYDRA : To see the public and media interest on the results of this FET project on self-assembling artefacts go to the HYDRA homepage , choose publications, than press.
5th QIPC workshop
( 2004) and FET activities in QIPC
IST Europes newsroom article announcing the workshop ( PDF , 12KB) - A journalist was sent by IST Results to provide coverage of this event. He wrote an article on the workshop, FET project results and decisions taken at the special session ( PDF , 28KB) - Quantum cryptography and the Swiss SME "id Quantique" ( PDF , 21KB)
- Esprit BRA project PROMotion (1992-1995)at the origin of success of the KINEO-CAM company - more info ( PDF , 440KB)
- ERA Pilot QIST a FET QIPC project: Pointing the direction of future EU quantum information research
- OMNIPRES a FET Presence Research " project: Creating a better sense of "being there" virtually
- MYTHS a FET "Global Computing" project: Trust in Global Computing
- EC AGENTS a Fet " Complexity " project: When robots learn social skills
- BEYOND THE HORIZON a Fet Coordinatin Action : ICTs - the glue that binds future research
- ASAP a FET Open project : Embedded software made simpler yet more powerful
- BISON a FET Open project : Nature offers guidance on organising dynamic networks
- ADAPT a FET " Presence Research " project: BabyBot takes first steps
- POEMS a FET " Presence Research " project: "Virtual reality gets real"
- FLASH a FET Open project : Laser tech promises semiconductor gains
- PLANTS a FET Open project : New crop of technology reveals plant health
- MICRON a FET Open project : Mini robots to undertake major tasks?
- NACHIP a FET Open project : Researchers get neurons and silicon talking
- FLAGS a FET Global Computing project : " Building efficient global computing systems "
- POP a FET Open project : " From shared to distributed memory systems for applications "
- PICO-INSIDE a FET " Enano " project: " One step closer to atomic scale computing "
- CYBERHAND a Neuro-IT " project:: " Bionic fiction becomes science fact¦ ", also covered on physorg.com
- AMOUSE a FET Neuro-IT " project:: Robo-rodent gets "touchy-feely"
- FISTERA , FET project: Foresight to forge strong ICT future for Europe
- AVISPA a FET project: "Automated analysis of security-sensitive protocols"
- ARTESIMIT a FET Neuro-IT " project: Coming to grips with robot learning
- CICADA a FET " Neuro-IT " project in the news - other CICADA publications - further on this webpage: "IST Results"
- PELOTE : A FET " Presence Research " project: IST results features: "Helping human and robot firefighters work as a team"
- Fet Proactive Initiative on Complex Systems : IST results features: " Complex systems, Complex science: meeting of minds "
Biology in ICTs - Online IST results features FET projects
- CICADA : A FET " Neuro-IT " project: "Imitating cricket perception electronically makes sense"
- LOCUST : A FET "" Neuro-IT " project: "A locust's eye view to prevent car accidents"
- POETIC : A FET "" Neuro-IT " project: "Tomorrows chips, naturally"
- BIBA : A FET "" Neuro-IT " project: "Building thinking robotics for the real world"
- PRESENCIA : A FET " Presence Research " project: "Thinking about moving? Let brain waves do the walking"
- HYDRA : A FET " Beyond Robotics " project: "Bio-inspired modules open new horizons for robotics"
- " Spin doctors prescribe semiconductor solutions "- based on info from FET project SPINOSA among other IST projects
- Cordis Thematic supplement on emerging technologies - September 2004 ( Zipped PDF , 2.6MB)
- The Disappearing Computer": Special Issue, March 2005- ACM digital library
- Report on 1st European conference on Complex Systems held in Torino (IT), Dec. 2004
- COGNIRON: presented the robot BIRON at the IST 2004 Conference , The Hague, Nov04 - robots learn "robotiquette rules so they can mix better with humans"
- Protolife: a startup company to exploit results from the FET project PACE on IST results web site.
- WONDERWEB : FET project on IST results web site: " Laying the foundation for the next-generation Web "
IST Results covers
5th QIPC workshop
FET project results and decisions taken at the special session
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Quantum cryptography and the Swiss SME "id Quantique"
- Alain Aspect (FET projects SCALA , ACQUIRE , ACQP ) wins " CNRS Medaille d'or 2005 ", covered in " sciences et avenir " and in " (email removed) "
- Marco Dorigo (coordinating the FET project SWARM-BOTS ) wins five-yearly prize for scientific research of FNRS (BE) - covered in "Le Soir" .
- Christian Joachim (coordinating the FET project Pico-Inside ) wins the 2005 Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology
- QUCOMM : EU Commissioner for Science and Research, Janez Potocnik awarded in Prague on the 2nd December 2004 this year's ¬1 million EU Descartes Prize for outstanding cross-border research to two pan-European teams, one of which was the IST FET project team QuComm - see also News on CORDIS
- Semantic Web : the " FET Open " project IBROW (Intelligent Knowledge Broker for the www) was credited by the W3C for its contribution to the development of the Ontology Web Language (OWL)". Pressrelease: in English , in French
IST FP5 project "
" published a book :
Complex Systems and Interdisciplinary Science - Vol. 2 :
LARGE SCALE STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF COMPLEX NETWORKS; From Information Technology to Finance and Natural Science.
E dited by Guido Caldarelli (University of Rome "La Sapienze", Italy) & Alessandro Vespignani (Indiana University, USA)
2 publications on
ETHICAL ASPECTS of ICT implants in the human body
published by the
European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies - European Commission
- Ethical aspects of ICT implants in the human body - Opinion N° 20 - March 2005 ( PDF )
- The ethical aspects of ICT implants in the human body - Proceedings of the Roundtable Debate - Dec. 2004 ( PDF )
- MIRRORBOT a FET " LPS " project launches book : " Biomimetic Neural Learning for Intelligent Robots "
I3 Thematic network
- by Springer: " Inhabited Infomation Spaces: Living with your data " - D.N.Snowdon, E.F.Churchill & E.Frecon.
- by Trentham books: " Developing New Technologies for young Children " - J. Siraj-Blatchford
- SWARM-BOTS : A FET " Beyond Robotics " project. First Marie Curie Excellence Award assigned to the coordinator of the FET project SWARM-BOTS for his work on Ants and Robots . A paper co-authored by partners of the SWARM-BOTS project was awarded the " BEST PAPER AWARD " at the 8th Conference on Intelligence Autonomous Systems. Title of the awarded paper: "Hole Avoidance: Experiments in Coordinated Motion on Rough Terrain".
- POP: A FET project: "Performance Protability for OpenMP" ( PDF , 199KB)
- ECAGENTS : Embodied and Communicating Agents ( PDF )
- DELIS : Dynamically Evolving, Large Scale Information Systems ( PDF )
- EURON : European Robotics Network launched ( PDF )
The Fusion of Neuroscience and Robotics for Augmenting Human Capabilities
Neurobotics project also included in "Forum fur Wissenschaft Industrie & Wirtschaft": The Fusion of Neuroscience and Robotics for Augmenting Human Capabilities
- COGNIRON : The Cognitive Robot Companion ( PDF )
- I-SWARM : Intelligent Small World Autonomous Robots for micro-manipulation ( PDF )
- PALCOM : Palpable Computing, a new perspective on Ambient Computing ( PDF )
Assessment of FP5 Nanotechnology Information Devices (NID) - NEW BROCHURE now available - order paper copy
- PDF , 600KB
FET Annual Activity Report 2005
- Statistics of IST FET web usage in 2005 PDF , 1.694KB
- Statistics of IST FET Web usage in 2005
- PDF , 22KB
Multimedia Presentation on FET in FP7
- Part 1: Introduction to FET in FP7 ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 )
- Part 2: ICT upstream themes - components ( Part 1 , Part 2 )
- Part 3: Communications, computing and intelligence - FET mechanisms ( Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3 , Part 4 )
Each part is a zipped file including a pps PowerPoint show and embedded videos.
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Summary of the 10 FET Proactive Initiatives in FP6
- PDF , 532KB
Fet Open Impact Assessment
Report covering the period 1994-2004 ( Zipped PDF , 2302KB)
This report provides representative examples whose aim is to demonstrate the impact of FET-OPEN in a number of complementary dimensions. Indeed, this scheme proved to be particularly successful in: opening new possibilities, setting the agenda for future research programmes, providing/exploring alternative technology solutions for industry, and confirming the path-finding role that FET has in IST.
FET Trainee Reports
- Multidisciplinary Research in FET " - Fet trainee report Valérie Gayraud - Nov05 ( PDF,150KB )
Bi-annual FET Reports
- Total overview FP5 activities ( PDF )
- 1999 Activities
- 2000 Activities ( PDF )
- 2001 Activities
Five Year Assessment of IST Research and Technology Development (1999-2003)
Final report published (PDF,KB)