Author:Miguel Alarcon

Smartworking

Agile working in unprecedented circumstances

The Coronavirus dominates news cycles. New cases and deaths increase at an alarming rate and the pandemic has led to unprecedented events including national lock-downs, travel bans and a fall in global markets. Containment measures have led to the cancellation of major global events, millions...

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Engineering Conferences aren’t boring!

The Martel Media team turns ICT events into participatory happenings. MARTEL Media masters the art of organizing Engineering and ICT R&D&I high profile and highly specialized events, turning them into must-attend happenings. We organize 20+ events every year around Europe and beyond, gathering together top-notch universities...

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MARTEL forges tighter relationships in Mexico City

The MARTEL team visited Mexico City for the “Semana de DiplomaciaCientifica de la Unión Europea” (The Science Diplomatic Week organized by the European Union), where it represented FIWARE Mexico, SmartSDK, FI-NEXT and Orchestra Cities projects. The Scientific Diplomatic Week was hosted in the stunning Museum of...

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Conducting the symphony of data

Cities getting smarter, and that’s creating a new set of challenges for both the cities themselves and their citizens. Living in a smart city opens up amazing potentials through new technologies, the internet of things, and big data - but these same things can raise...

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Martel meets the mobile world at MWC 18!

Mobile World Congress 2018 just wrapped up in Barcelona, and was a great success, running from February 26 to March 1. Over all four days, Martel was there in the thick of it, taking an active role in promoting our projects to Europe and the...

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Martel crosses the Atlantic!

Next month, Martel will cross the Atlantic to attend the European Science Diplomacy Week & EU-Mexico JSC meeting on March 21-22. While there, Martel will be attending the FIWARE Mexico Open Camp, to promote FIWARE technology within the Mexican ICT community and foster cooperation between the...

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Supporting Next Generation Internet FIF

The 5th Horizon 2020 Future Internet Forum (FIF) meeting took place in Luxembourg on  January 29, 2018. The FIF is a registered group for the exchange of views on H2020 topics relating to “Future Networks” (5G, Cloud, Next Generation Internet (NGI) and IoT). The members...

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A symphony of data

Orchestra Cities, Martel Lab’s new smart city data-management product is progressing at full speed! To answer the need for a flexible data-management platform for smart cities, the team at Martel Lab, in collaboration with Ubiwhere and Therapenis, has developed Orchestra Cities, an integrated platform based on...

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Joining forces with NEM to build the FMI

Martel had an intense and interesting time at the NEM Summit 2017, held on November 29th and 30th in Madrid (Spain). Besides participation to the main conference, Martel ensured support to the FLAME consortium in the organisation and moderation of its first workshop, which took...

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Promoting the IoT in China

On November 9-10th, Martel crossed the Pacific to speak at the China IoT Conference 2017 in Fuzhou, China. It was an unparalleled opportunity for Martel to promote Europe as strong option for innovation development, and strengthen the existing EU-China ICT collaborations already in place. Kai Zhang,...

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Martel has joined the BDVA!

As part of its strategy to engage with new communities and enlarge its business portfolio, Martel has joined the BDVA (Big Data Value Association). The Big Data Value Association is the not-for-profit organisation that implements the BDV PPP programme (Big Data Value PPP). BDVA has...

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Martel to run ORCA H2020 Open Calls!

Team Martel has been in action over the past weeks, working hard to ensure a smooth launch for the first ORCA Open Call for Extensions. Funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission, ORCA offers experimentation facilities to promote wireless innovation in a...

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Martel brings the 5G PPP to video

“5G PPP is recognized as the single most important research and innovation project on 5G around the world” Mario Campolargo, European Commission, Deputy Director-General for Informatics. Aiming at showcasing the extensive effort sustained by the European Community and promoting the knowledge base built in the process, the...

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Martel Innovate joins the 5G IA

As part of its ongoing commitment to strengthening its working relationships, Martel Innovate recently joined the 5G Infrastructure Association (5G IA). A 1.4 Billion Euro joint initiative between the European ICT industry and the European Commission, the 5G IA is the umbrella group representing the...

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Organizing the Next Generation Internet Forum

The NGI Forum 2017 will take place on the 13th of September in Barcelona. Join us!   The NGI Initiative The Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, launched by the European Commission in autumn 2016, aims to shape the Future Internet as an interoperable platform ecosystem that embodies the...

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Growing the Next Generation Internet reach in Malta

15-16 June, Valletta, Malta. Martel will be attending the Digital Assembly 2017 in Valletta, Malta, reaffirming its commitment to the implementation of the Digital Single Market (DSM) strategy. Martel has been an active player in the DSM since its launch, through a number of H2020...

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Martel navigates the sea of Cognitive Radio with ORCA

The Cognitive Radio field can be at times not an easy sea to navigate but now ORCA is there! The Horizon 2020 project ORCA, Orchestration and Reconfiguration Control Architecture, will help the wireless research community and wireless innovation creators navigate this sea offering Cognitive Radio as a...

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