The EUVATION podcast is a constantly evolving platform where listeners can get inside knowledge on a host of technology related projects which are, in most cases, EU funded. From medicine, to self driving automobiles, nothing is off limits. Join us for some one-on- one time with the project partners responsible for getting the job done. We explore not only what they are doing but why.

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Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:41:00

FutureTPM (2) H2020 Project

A conversation with Technical Lead Liqun Chen
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In this episode we explore the FutureTPM project again. This consortium is committed to future proofing todays crypto algorithms by developing the quantum resistant Trusted Platform Module. In other words, they are developing hardware and software security standards systems to withstand the brute force of the quantum computer...which is coming. We welcome the project technical lead, Liqun Chen from the University of Surrey.
Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:57:00

SERENA (2) H2020 Project

GaN-on Silicon mm-wave systems with Cédric Corrège
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The project SERENA (gan-on-Silicon Efficient mm-wave euRopean system iNtegration platform) will develop a system architecture and technology platform by using an integrated approach. In this episode we speak with Cédric Corrège from Ommic and learn about the project status and why it is important to the EU.
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 13:35:00

AQUARIUS H2020 Project

A conversation with Anatol Ehrlich
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The AQUARIUS project aims to provide an on- and inline capable mid-IR sensing solution to meet legal provisions for industrial waste water and drinking water monitoring.In this episode, we speak with Anatol Erlich from QuantaRed about some of the more practical aspects of AQUARIUS
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 12:05:00

FutureTPM (1) H2020 Project

A conversation with Silviu Vlasceanu from Huawei
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With the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT), industry’s digital transformation has begun by bringing new challenges. Security is one of the main concerns, due in part to recent developments in quantum computing. FutureTPM is an EU funded project to update the TPM algorithms to continue to perform in a post quantum computing world. The FutureTPM project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 779391.  
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 15:32:00

EPIC (3) H2020 Project

Creating a New Generation of Forward-Error-Correction Codes
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In this episode we speak with Jhon Jimenez and Timo Lehnigk-Emden from Creonic. They are project partners in EPIC. We talk about project completion and what practical results can be observed and applied.
Mon, 24 Aug 2020 08:07:00

SERENA (1) H2020 Project

GaN-on Silicon mm-wave systems
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The project SERENA (gan-on-Silicon Efficient mm-wave euRopean system iNtegration platform) will develop a system architecture and technology platform by using an integrated approach. In this episode we speak with Uwe Maaß and learn about the project status and why it is important to the EU.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:37:00

EPIC (2) H2020 Project

A conversation with Onur Sahin from InterDigital
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The EPIC H2020 project is winding down. Partner, Onur Sahin reports all is well; goals have been met, demonstrators are working and there has been a great sense of cooperation among partners.
Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:24:00

SPARTA SPECIAL SERIES (3)

An Insiders View of Where Cybersecurity Meets Pandemic (episode 3)
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In this three part series, we look at the SPARTA project in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Why is hacking up, what is the relationship between pandemic and security breach and what are lessons learned so far in SPARTA? These are a few of the topics we discuss.
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 12:08:00

SPARTA SPECIAL SERIES (2)

An Insiders View of Where Cybersecurity Meets Pandemic (part 2)
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In this three part series, we look at the SPARTA project in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Why is hacking up, what is the relationship between pandemic and security breach and what are lessons learned so far in SPARTA? These are a few of the topics we discuss.
Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:37:00

EPIC (1) H2020 Project

Creating a New Generation of Forward-Error-Correction Codes
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In this podcast we talk about the EPIC project. EPIC is an EU funded effort to rebuild error correction codes for data transmission so that they will continue to work in super fast beyond 5G speeds. We speak with Catherine Douillard, Stefan Weithoffer and Charbel Abdel Nour all from IMT Atlantique in Brest, France. Follow along as we examine some of the challenges and benefits of EPIC.
Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:11:00

SPARTA SPECIAL SERIES (1)

An Insiders View of Where Cybersecurity Meets Pandemic (part 1)
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In this three part series, we look at the SPARTA project in the context of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Why is hacking up, what is the relationship between pandemic and security breach and what are lessons learned so far in SPARTA? These are a few of the topics we discuss.
Thu, 28 May 2020 16:30:00

certMILS (2) H2020 Project

Security Certification to Protect Critical Infrastructure (part two)
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Using the existing MILS or Multiple Independent Levels of Security platform, certMILS seeks to find ways of shortening, simplifying, and implementing new certification methodologies with the ultimate goal of efficient security in cyber physical systems across Europe. In this episode we speak with project partners Thorsten Schulz and Holger Blasum about how to better understand certMILS.
Wed, 27 May 2020 12:53:00

certMILS (1) H2020 Project

Security Certification to Protect Critical Infrastructure
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Using the existing MILS or Multiple Independent Levels of Security platform, certMILS seeks to find ways of shortening, simplifying, and implementing new certification methodologies with the ultimate goal of efficient security in cyber physical systems across Europe. In this episode we speak with project partners Thorsten Schulz and Sandro Rauscher about how to better understand certMILS.
Wed, 20 May 2020 12:03:00

Car2TERA (3) H2020 Project

Wlodek Strupinski gives some insights
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In this episode we talk about Car2TERA and the use of graphene to leverage the latest in semiconductor technology to push the project forward. Wlodek Strupinski from Vigo System joins us to make his role in Car2TERA a little clearer.
Tue, 05 May 2020 17:17:00

iPC (2) H2020 Project

Patients, Data and Artificial Intelligence
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In this episode, we talk about the iPC project with Matteo Manica. He's a research staff member at the IBM Research Lab in Europe at the Zurich location. He describes his role and some of the overarching goals of this four year project. From tumour and drug modeling efforts to artificial intelligence, iPC aims to reduce suffering and maintain a high quality of life for children suffering with cancer.
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 20:03:00

DECODER (2) H2020 Project

Another Look at Improving Efficiency, Speed and Development Protocols in Software Development
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In this episode, we speak with Victoria Torres from the University of Valencia. She is a project partner in DECODER and she brings a unique perspective of an academic partner.
Fri, 06 Mar 2020 13:09:00

SPARTA (5) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part five)
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In the fifth episode in the SPARTA series, we speak with Ralf Lindner, Head of the Competence Center Policy and Society at Fraunhofer in Germany, Elisabete Carreira from INOV in Portugal,  Fabio Martinelli from CNR in Italy and we wrap up with Gabi Dreo from CODE in Germany. Together we look at everyone's role in ensuring the success of the SPARTA project.
Thu, 05 Mar 2020 10:50:00

SPARTA (4) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part four)
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In this episode we once again take an in-depth look at the SPARTA project which has been underway for over a year. Listen to project partners Hervé Debar from IMT in Paris and Jan Hajný from the Brno University of Technology. Both speak about their individual roles in reforming cybersecurity in the EU through the SPARTA project.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 09:20:00

iPC (1) H2020 Project

Individualized Paediatric Cure-what it's all about
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In this episode, we talk about the iPC project with project partner Pavel Sumazin from Baylor College of Medicine in the USA. He describes his role and some of the overarching goals of this four year project. From tumour and drug modeling efforts to making sense of multi-disciplinary data, iPC is poised to reduce human suffering and preserve a high quality of life for children suffering with cancer.
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 11:24:00

LEDLUM (2) H2020 Project

nearing completion (part 2)
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In part two of our look at LEDLUM, we speak with project partners Dietmar Klien from Tridonic in Austria and Paul McCloskey from the Tyndall National Institute in Ireland about the importance of project on the consumer and industrial sectors. And since the project is near completion, it's was a good opportunity to discuss lessons learned.
Fri, 20 Dec 2019 12:24:00

LEDLUM (1) H2020 Project

nearing completion (part 1)
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The LEDLUM EU H2020 project has been focused on bridging current technology gaps in LED lighting solutions; namely, the bulky and sometimes unreliable nature of the drivers of LED circuits. Partners collaborated to explore using more efficient, more reliable and much smaller driver technology to advance the growing need for LED lighting worldwide. As the project nears completion, we sit in on a technical meeting and interview some key players to get a better picture of how things are shaping up.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:25:00

Car2TERA (2) H2020 Project

Progress Check with Olof Eriksson
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In this episode we speak with Olof Eriksson about the progress of the Car2TERA project which has been underway for about a year. Learn more about the goals, expectations and challenges of this H2020 project.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:13:00

SPARTA (3) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part three)
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In this episode, we speak with Michael Friedwald from Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research. He is working in SPARTA to ensure that responsible innovation is always at the forefront of SPARTA activities.
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:59:00

VESSEDIA H2020 Project

Safer Software for Tomorrow
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The Vessedia project is nearing completion but developing safe software is a continuing challenge. Vessedia has met this challenge by introducing verification tools which ultimately lead to fewer vulnerabilities, thus a safer cyber world.
Mon, 23 Sep 2019 07:16:00

ALFA (2) H2020 Project

Advanced Low Flying Aircrafts Detection and Tracking (part two)
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We speak with Gilles Prémel-Cabic from THALES Nederland about the ALFA project. We had the opportunity to gather facts in Cacela Velha, Portugal as Gilles and his team assembled to test ALFA components together for the first time. In our discussions we learn a bit about how the system is intended to work and how it has been working so far. We also talk about the future of ALFA: what happens after this demonstration?
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 10:33:00

Multi-Robot Systems

Uses and Benefits
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In this episode we speak with Professor Christian Bettstetter and Agata Barciś from the University of Klagenfurt in Austria. The team recently published an award winning paper which deals with the synchronization of Multi-Robot Systems such as drone swarms. We examine the societal uses for this technology and discuss the benefits of machines communicating with each other to act in unison.
Mon, 26 Aug 2019 11:29:00

SPARTA (2) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part two)
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In this podcast, Peter Balint from Technikon speaks with Marine Magnant - Global Field Marketing Director from Yes We Hack, a European bug bounty platform which is a project partner in SPARTA. We are also joined by Florent Kirchner who speaks about the need for concerted activities by various different groups to push the European government and private businesses toward preparedness in the case of cyber-attack. Find out what it takes to define success in this large-scale project involving forty-four partners from fifteen European countries. This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 830892
Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:15:00

ALFA (1) H2020 Project

Advanced Low Flying Aircrafts Detection and Tracking
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In this episode, we speak with Jose-Ramon Martinez about the ALFA Project. This EU H2020 funded effort ultimately seeks to create safer maritime borders in Europe by building state of the art sensing equipment which detects low and slow flying aerial vehicles. As the project team meets to test the integration of the equipment, we get answers to the questions -how does it work, what results are expected and what are the challenges?
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:41:00

SPARTA (1) H2020 Project

Cyber Security in the EU (part one)
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In this podcast, Peter Balint from Technikon speaks with Florent Kirchner about a new project called SPARTA. Mr. Kirchner is the project coordinator for this colossal effort to unify computer security research and implementation in the European Union. He speaks about the need for concerted activities by various different groups to push the European government and private businesses toward preparedness in the case of cyber-attack. Find out what it takes to define success in this large-scale project involving forty-four partners from fifteen European countries. This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 830892
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:39:00

Car2TERA (1) H2020 Project

The Sub-Terahertz Frequency in Car Automation
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In our podcast we speak with Joachim Oberhammer, scientific lead of the Car2TERA project, about goals, expectations, challenges, results and the kick-off meeting. The Car2TERA project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement number 824962.
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:25:00

DECODER (1) H2020 Project

Improving Efficiency, Speed and Development Protocols in Software Development
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In this episode we talk with several partners working on the DECODER project. Dr. Armand Puccetti explains what the project means for the future of software development. R&D Manager, Ana Cidad talks about some of the challenges and Virgile Prevosto, technical project leader, tells us what can be expected when the project wraps up in 36 months. The DECODER project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824231        
Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:12:00

Safe4RAIL H2020 Project

Improving Trains in Europe
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In this episode, we sit down with Arjan Geven of TTTech in Vienna to talk about the completion of the Safe4RAIL project. Learn more about the project and some of the outcomes right here. This project has received funding from the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking under grant agreement No 730830. This Joint Undertaking receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and Austria, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, France.
Sun, 30 Dec 2018 12:07:00

PrECISE H2020 Project

Personalized Treatments for Prostate Cancer
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In this episode, we talk to María Rodríguez Martínez about the completion of the PrECISE project. A team of doctors and scientists recently finished a project aimed at collecting data from multiple sources and then using it to inform clinicians about the best treatment options for their patients suffering with prostate cancer. Project partners from Austria, Switzerland, Hungary, Germany, France and the USA worked in a highly specialised, EU funded consortium which took three years to complete. Learn more about the project and some of the outcomes right here. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 668858.  This work was supported (in part) by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI) under contract number 15.0324-2. The opinions expressed and arguments employed therein do not necessarily reflect the official views of the Swiss Government.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:53:00

M3TERA H2020 Project

Developing Terahertz Technology
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The wrap-up podcast from the M3TERA project featuring project technical lead, Franz Dielacher and project scientist Chiara Mariotti. This project envisions the wide-spread use of low-cost Terahertz technology in our society, enabled by the proposed micromachined heterogeneous integration platform. M3TERA, was European cooperative research project, started on 1st February 2015 with a set duration of 36 months. It received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement 644039.