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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 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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EC Audit training by Martel

The EC audits its Horizon 2020 grant beneficiaries on a regular basis. Audits can happen anytime during a Horizon 2020 project and up to two years after the final payment. The selection of organisations to be audited is essentially random. This means that organisations that participate...

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The Decentralised Web and the NGI

The Decentralised Web is here. The brightest minds across the globe are working on something: a decentralised internet that puts the power back in the hands of the people. From internet inventor Tim Berners-Lee’s recent launch of a new decentralised internet platform, to Europe’s Next Generation...

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Martel CTO is a FIWARE evangelist

Martel’s chief technology officer Dr Federico Michele Facca has been named one of the FIWARE Evangelists. Facca, who has been active in developing, promoting and adopting the FIWARE platform, joins a distinguished group of 30 FIWARE Evangelists in an initiative that recognises those who are actively...

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Martel talks Smart Cities in Mexico

During the week of September 10, 2018, the Smart City Expo Latam took place in the Exhibitor Center of the historical city of Puebla, México. With over 12,000 visitors and around 44 countries represented (especially from Latin America), it was an excellent venue for Martel to present...

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EU-China 5G smart transport projects at World IoT, Wuxi

This month Martel was at the prestigious World IoT Exposition 2018 held in Wuxi, China. We helped bring two of our EU-funded smart transport projects – EXCITING and 5G-DRIVE –  to the event's Smart Intelligent and Internet of Vehicles Industry Development Forum. Martel facilitated two presentations...

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NGI progress in Porto

The second annual Next Generation Internet Forum (NGI Forum 2018) was held in September in Porto, Portugal. Co-organised by Martel Innovate, the event built on the success of last year’s inaugural NGI Forum in Barcelona. The 2018 edition attracted more than 300 registered participants and...

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5G-DRIVE hits the road in China

This week, the newly-launched 5G-DRIVE project will be at the prestigious World IoT Expo 2018 event in Wuxi, China. 5G-DRIVE is a European H2020 project focused on collaborating with a twin project in China in the field of eMBB and V2X under the 5G framework. Two...

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Four new H2020 projects for Martel

Martel Innovate is pleased to announce it has won four new H2020 projects due to kick off late 2018 to early 2019. The new projects cover some of Martel’s key areas of expertise including next generation internet (NGI), artificial intelligence (AI) and IoT (the Internet...

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Martel’s H2020 Training in Lausanne

This week Martel Innovate held its one-day training course, How To Write A Winning H2020 Proposal, at HES-SO in Lausanne. The course was well attended with 13 students from various disciplines in the classroom. Master Trainer and Martel Innovate CEO Dr Monique Calisti led the course,...

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NGI at Futur.e.s Festival

Futur.e.s in Paris is one of Europe’s largest innovation festivals. This year’s three-day edition in June attracted more than 22,000 visitors and Martel’s CEO Dr Monique Calisti was in attendance, participating in the Next Generation Internet (NGI) workshop hosted by Cap Digital and organised in...

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A toast from eWINE

Martel Media has confirmed its ability to achieve excellence in communicating ICT Research and Innovation projects (RIA) with the recent successful conclusion of the Horizon 2020 eWINE project. Martel was the Dissemination & Communication leader for the two-year eWINE project, which performed its final review in...

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Monique Calisti at TEDx: When humans do it better

Martel’s CEO Dr Monique Calisti gave her TEDx talk, “The Human Beauty in the Age of Machines” at the TEDx Modena Salon in February 2018 and the video is now live. Monique presented her experience as a technologist, scientist, innovator, entrepreneur and mother of three at...

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Martel wins EU-China 5G-Drive project

Martel has won a new H2020 project, 5G-Drive, a Research and Innovation Action working with a team in China in the field of connected mobility. The project adds to what has so far been a highly successful period for Martel in strengthening its position as...

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Connecting at EuCNC 2018

Team Martel are back from a busy but rewarding edition of EuCNC that was held last week in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Clocking up its 27th edition, this European telecommunications and networking conference has been around since the founding stages of the European Union and it’s a...

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EU announces €94.1bn for Horizon Europe 2021-2027

The proposal for the next multiannual financial framework (MFF), the 9th framework programme for research and innovation as of 2021, represents the evolution of Horizon 2020 into Horizon Europe, outlining the priorities and allocating the Research and Innovation budget for 2021-2027. Andrus Ansip, the EC Vice-President for...

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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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Martel Up Scaling 5G and IoT

Martel has been quite busy with a number of activities in the field of 5G and IoT before the summer, preparing for the next steps later in the year. 5G Within the framework of project EXCITING - EU-China Study on IoT and 5G,  Martel as the Coordinator...

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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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Preparing for the Second Engineering Conference in Volos

The Second Engineering Conference (FEC2) will be taking place on October 4-6, at Tsalapata Building, the brickworks turned innovation center in Volos, Greece. The Engineering Conferences aim to bring together technology experts, researchers, industry and international authorities contributing towards the assessment, development and deployment of ICT...

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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 at the 2nd FIWARE Summit in Utrecht

Martel brings SMARTSDK Project at the 2nd FIWARE Summit The Second FIWARE Summit took place between the 23th and the 25th of May in the futuristic rooms of the Media Plaza Jaarbeurs, in Utrecht, Netherlands. This fantastic and vibrant city welcomed more than 317 attendees of the summit. Members of...

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