ITEA is the Eureka Cluster on software innovation
ITEA is the Eureka Cluster on software innovation

ITEA Magazine 35 - March 2020


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Zeynep Sarilar


Zeynep Sarılar

Dear ITEA Innovation Community,

Not only technology itself but anything related to or using technology has changed enormously over the past 50 years. Our social life has moved to a digital version; commercial transactions for books and even for videos are digitalised. Additionally, ‘Technological Change’ and its steps as Invention, Innovation and Diffusion are also changing continuously:

  • Invention: the creation of a new product has gone from ideation amongst researchers to discussion with customers.
  • Innovation: the application of inventions has moved for the first time from laboratories to industrydriven, collaborative research projects.
  • Diffusion: the adoption of new innovations has shifted from scientific conferences to customer exhibitions.
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Country Focus


One-stop shop accelerates Research facilitator industrial R&D

The Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) is the national funding agency for industrial research and development in Austria. As part of the European and International Programmes section and High Level Representative of Austria to EUREKA, Ulrich Schuh is well placed to discuss, from an IT perspective, the role of the FFG in enabling the generation of new knowledge, new products and services, and boosting Austrian competitiveness in the global marketplace.

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SparxSystems Central Europe

Innovation sparks – with an x!

SparxSystems Central Europe (Sparx CE) is an Austrian SME and consortium member of the ITEA COMPACT project. Peter Lieber’s SME is, in many ways, an example of Austria’s brave new IT world, as both a beneficiary of its government’s commitment to IT and a contributor to the growing impact SMEs are having in this environment.

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ITEA Success stories

ITEA Success story


Advancing evidence-based medicine for better patient outcome

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ITEA Success story


A go-to-market acceleration platform for ICT

Upcoming events

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Cyber Security & Cloud Expo 2020

1-2 July, Amsterdam, NLD

Continuing to focus on customer orientation

Event reports

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ITEA at Smart City Expo 2019

19-21 November, Barcelona, ESP

Bringing together Smart City Challenges and Smart City Solutions

Other highlights

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Community Talk with:

Herman Stegehuis

Harvesting the fruits of one’s labours

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Modelling & Simulation

By Philippe Letellier

A vision of standards and state of play

SME in the spotlight

Genode labs

Where fantasy creates a new reality

End-user happiness

Panacea Gaming Platform

Setting a World Standard in Gaming for Special Populations

ITEA news


We survey to serve you better

ITEA news


Smart city platform for environmental and traffic monitoring and simulation

ITEA news


Introducing Nadja Rohrbach -Senior Expert at the Eureka Secretariat