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Technology for social good: Digital Social Innovation

The technology for social good, or "digital social innovation" movement is happening across Europe and the world. And it's at the intersection of technology and new media, which has redefined our understanding of human progress. A growing movement of innovators in civil society, tech and social...

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Rockin’ blockchain at WorldWebForum

The annual WorldWebForum hosted its seventh edition in Zurich, Switzerland 17-18 January, 2019. The event gathered 1,500 mostly C-level execs to talk thought leadership and digital transformation. The conference had a modern vibe with rock music intros to sessions, dim lighting and lots of neon....

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Beyond the hype – AI made in Europe

Europe has increased its focus on Artificial Intelligence (AI) this month. The European Commission announced that research funding for AI in Europe will increase to €1.5 billion from now to 2020. The body also released two important strategy documents to drive coordinated efforts on development...

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5G-DRIVE joint kick-off in China

Martel had a successful trip to China in November, 2018, facilitating the joint kick-off event between 5G-DRIVE and its sister project led by China Mobile Research Institute (CMRI), 5G Large-Scale Trials, in China. The trip also took European delegates around several 5G-related key site visits...

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Merry Christmas from Martel

As the holiday season approaches, Martel Innovate wishes everyone a merry Christmas and a happy and productive 2019. Watch the short Martel Christmas video from our international team and also take advantage of our "Christmas present" special offer. If you'd like to hear more from Martel,...

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Martel at ICT2018

Martel shines at ICT2018

Martel is back from one of our biggest events of the year, ICT2018 in Vienna, held 4-6 December. ICT: Imagine Digital - Connect Europe is the European Commission DG CONNECT's flagship event, which meant Martel was hard at work representing many of our Horizon 2020...

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Martel wins 5G award

At last week’s Smart City World Expo Congress in Barcelona, Martel won a 5G award. The prize was for GreenRoute, a smart-mobility software application co-developed with Mexican institutions. We also exhibited our smart city platform Orchestra Cities at the conference. GreenRoute is a powered by FIWARE...

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Web Summit – Martel is back from the future!

Last week, Martel was in action at the Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. This huge tech conference is one of the world’s largest gatherings of entrepreneurs. There was an inspiring, music-festival atmosphere where thousands of people could share their vision and work for the future...

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Calling all winemakers! Survey

Martel’s newly launched project StoryWine is looking for small regional winemakers to help shape an innovative viticulture solution. StoryWine is a platform that builds on smart agriculture practices to deliver innovation and added value to vineyards. It will also improve efficiency and quality of wine production...

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Martel celebrates EU-China MoU

Martel has welcomed the news of last week’s successful signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in China between the European Alliance for IoT Innovation (AIOTI) and China’s Alliance of Industrial Internet (AII). Martel was one of the key players who worked to facilitate and support...

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