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Compliant TV - Compliance of TV and Monitors with Energy Label and Eco-design requirements

The aim of this EU-funded project was to provide methodological guidance to allow MS Market Surveillance Authorities to measure energy efficiency of TVs and computer monitors. The project brought together ten experienced organisations, including three testing laboratories, with the objective of assessing the compliance of TVs in the framework of the Energy Labelling and Ecodesign regulations, through verification procedures. 

Main results:
172 TV models assessed and results published in a database; compliance of 100 physical and 100 online shops across 5 EU Member States inspected; Policy recommendations.
Partners:
BIO; Austria Energy Agency; ECOS; SEVEn; Technical University of Berlin; JPI Institute für Produkt-Markt-Forschung GmbH; VDE Prüf- und Zertifizierungsinstitut GmbH; Re/gent and the Energy Saving Trust.
Project total budget:
€ 1,294,915

TISP

The TISP network aimed to create a platform for publishers and tech providers to promote wider collaboration, assess how technology can be used to develop new business models and elaborate recommendations. Network partners met on occasion of book and technology trade events where ad hoc TISP seminars were organised on selected topics.

Main results:
16 international events organised; the Smart Book web content hub launched and featured in 109 publications.
Partners:
25 partners, coordinated by Associazione Italiana Editori.
Project total budget:
€ 741,000

ClusMed

ClusMED contributed to international cooperation between the EU and  MED countries in the field of ICT Regulations, in support of H2020  Societal  Challenges. The project implemented cooperative research in the ICT sector through the identification, analysis and benchmarking of national ICT regulations, taking into consideration five targeted MED countries (Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco).

Main results:
Mapping of regulatory frameworks in MENA countries; Benchmarking of MED ICT regulations with EU models.
Partners:
APRE; ACING; USMBA; MCN; SCS; RSDT; EIT; AOU; SEPE; IJMA Regional.
Project total budget:
€ 789,667

CloudWATCH

CloudWATCH was a European cloud observatory supporting cloud policies, standard profiles and services. The project monitored the cloud  computing  market  in  Europe,  highlighted  opportunities  for  SMEs  as  both providers  and  consumers, and helped users in all  sectors understand  the potential economic benefits of Cloud.  CloudWatchHUB, a key component of the project,complemented the face-to-face engagement promoted by the consortium.

Main results:
CloudWatchHUB developed; organisation of ten successful free webinars.
Partners:
TRUST-IT services; EGI.eu ; Stichting European Grid Initiative; the University of Oxford; Fraunhofer; CSA ; Cloud Security Alliance.
Project total budget:
€ 715,000
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