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Business Brainstorming in Brussels

Submitted by sruston on Thu, 29/11/2012 - 00:00

The EPIC project consortium joined forces at Deloitte’s offices in Brussels on Thursday 29 November to facilitate a workshop on developing an effective business model to ensure the sustainability of EPIC’s impact after the project funding ends next year.  On a project level the EPIC solution elements consist of a pan-European Cloud infrastructure for the public sector, wi

EPIC Partner Up in the G-Cloud

Submitted by sruston on Thu, 22/11/2012 - 15:13

At the beginning of November EPIC partners 21c were delighted to be informed that 21c had been accepted on the UK G-Cloud framework. The G-Cloud Programme is a cross government initiative led by Andy Nelson (Ministry of Justice) supported by Denise McDonagh (Home Office) under the direction of the Chief Information Officer Delivery Board as part of the Government ICT Strategy.

Understanding the Future of Cities

Submitted by sruston on Thu, 22/11/2012 - 15:09

EPIC headed to Ljubljana Castle this September to catch a glimpse into the future at the 2012 Ljubljana Forum. Sponsored by the GoForeSight Institute, the Municipality of Ljubljana and the Centre for eGovernance Development for South East Europe, this year’s Forum focused on the theme of Energy Efficiency in an Always Online World. The Forum gathered 160 guests from 29 different countries, and online viewers from around the world.

Sweden Showcases Open Innovation in Action

Submitted by sruston on Thu, 22/11/2012 - 15:07

Julia Glidden of 21c had the honour to deliver the keynote address at Offentliga Rummet – an annual Swedish ICT conference that examines how government authorities, county councils, regions and local authorities can improve accessibility and broaden citizen participation in the public sector, both with the help of new technology and by starting to think along new lines.

EPIC Partners Advising New Smart City Institute

Submitted by sruston on Thu, 22/11/2012 - 15:04

21c has been asked to become a founding member of the Guest Expert Group for the newly opened Pudong Smart City Research Institute in Shanghai. The Institute is a non-government organisation, backed by local government. It provides consultancy services and project execution through government grant funded projects. It is a think tank. The institute will be headed by Mr Feng Songlin (President). Mr Wu Hequan will be the chair of the Expert Committee. They are both national ICT figures in China.

 EPIC is supported and partly funded by the European Commission