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  • Abstract submission:
    Monday, 18 January 2021
  • Full paper submission:
    Monday, 8 February 2021
  • Acceptance notification:
    Monday, 15 March 2021 



MIPRO 2021 - first announcement


 Anyone wishing to participate in the redistribution of MIPRO 2021 call for papers can do so as follows:

Post the call physically by putting it on the bulletin board of the institution where you work and send us back a photo of the bulletin board. In this way, you will receive a 10% discount on the registration fee for participating at MIPRO 2021.

Comping became a Red Hat Container Platform Specialist

Croatian ICT company Comping has achieved Red Hat Container Platform Specialist status in the new Red Hat partner program. This status confirms Comping's successful collaboration with Red Hat, an American multinational software company that provides open source software products to companies.

Friday, January 15, 2021
EIC-EIT: working closer together for Europe's innovators

The European Commission has announced on 8 January 2021 the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) to reinforce their cooperation to support the best European entrepreneurs. This will enable innovators, innovative SMEs and start-ups, higher education institutions and research organisations to receive quality support services to deploy and scale up innovations faster and with greater impact.

Friday, January 15, 2021
European Innovation Council Fund: first equity investments of €178 million in breakthrough innovations

The European Commission will invest around €178 million in 42 highly innovative start-ups and small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs)  through the new European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund in order to help them to develop and scale up breakthrough innovations in health, circular economy, advanced manufacturing and other areas. Among them, the French company CorWave is the first EU company in which the EIC Fund is investing.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Intelligent connected machines to be a major part of life by 2030, consumers predict

The tenth edition of the Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) ConsumerLab 10 Hot Consumer Trends report highlights consumer predictions about the various roles that connected intelligent machines could take on going forward. Each of these roles could be seen as new service areas, opening a range of opportunities for 5G service providers to gradually extend intelligent networks to their customers.

Monday, January 11, 2021
Nokia provides a mid-point update on strategy and operating model

Today Nokia provides an update on its strategy and operating model. On October 29 Nokia announced the first phase of its new strategy, outlining high-level strategic principles alongside a new operating model designed to better position the company for changing markets and align with customer needs. The new model is effective from January 1, 2021. Detailed business group strategies will be provided on Capital Markets Day on March 18, 2021.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
European Commission proposes new rules for digital platforms

The Commission has proposed on 15 December an ambitious reform of the digital space, a comprehensive set of new rules for all digital services, including social media, online market places, and other online platforms that operate in the European Union: the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act.

Monday, December 21, 2020
HT and FER Launch First 5G Campus Network in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing of the University of Zagreb today launched the first 5G Campus Network in Croatia, which allows the scientific and business community, students, and start-ups to work on development projects based on 5G technology in the field of Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence applications.

Thursday, December 17, 2020
Ericsson Nikola Tesla delivers microwave transmission technology to Hrvatski Telekom

Ericsson Nikola Tesla and Hrvatski Telekom have signed an agreement on the delivery of microwave transmission technology that includes hardware, software, and maintenance. Thus, Ericsson Nikola Tesla becomes the exclusive supplier of Hrvatski Telekom in this area through the end of 2024. The signing of this agreement continues the modernization of Hrvatski Telekom's network.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Hrvatski Telekom launches national digital education program for the elderly in Croatia

Hrvatski Telekom, in cooperation with the Volunteer Center Zagreb, has launched a national digital education program for the elderly. In the first phase of the Program, which is part of a broader socially responsible concept, "In Good Hands", Hrvatski Telekom donated tablets and free internet for 14 nursing homes throughout Croatia. Next year, the Program will include additional homes.

Friday, December 11, 2020
Nokia announces 2020 Bell Labs Prize winners

On 3 December 2020 Nokia held a virtual awards ceremony and announced the winners of the 2020 Bell Labs Prize, a competition that recognizes disruptive innovations that will define the next industrial revolution. Proposals were received from 208 academics in 26 countries, and Firooz Aflatouni, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at University of Pennsylvania, received $100,000 for winning the competition with his proposal for Integrated Photonic-mmWave Deep Networks.

Friday, December 11, 2020
“Grow Croatia with Google” initiative is being implemented in cooperation with the Algebra College

Google presented the Grow Croatia with Google initiative, which aims to significantly contribute to the recovery and development of the Croatian economy and accelerate the digital transformation, thus responding to the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Grow Croatia with Google initiative is adapted to the "new normal" and is implemented in partnership with the University of Algebra and offers tools, courses and tips such as free online digital marketing courses, free tools for collaborating with teams and suppliers using Google Meet and workshops to help people in acquiring relevant digital skills that can help them find a job, advance in a career, or develop a business.

Thursday, December 10, 2020
Ericsson report: A guide to Industry 4.0 transformation with private cellular technology

The latest Ericsson report guides manufacturers on how to overcome challenges such as falling productivity and growth, disruptions in supply chain and legacy wired assets, and details use cases to describe what it takes to thrive in Industry 4.0. To accelerate the path to smart manufacturing, private cellular networks deliver fast, reliable, and secure connectivity required by manufacturers.

Wednesday, December 09, 2020
University of Rijeka presents the first Croatian university virtual assistant - the owl URI

The University of Rijeka has a vision to become the European University of the Future - an open university that advocates inclusiveness, innovation, connection with the community, a university that goes beyond the walls of institutions, disciplines, borders. Certain step-ups, upturns and changes are necessary to bring every vision to reality.

At a time when everyone needs information the most, and at the same time, due to the situation caused by the Covid-19 virus pandemic, the University of Rijeka presents the first Croatian university virtual assistant - the owl URI.

Tuesday, December 08, 2020
FER joined RISC-V International

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing at the University of Zagreb has joined RISC-V International.

RISC-V International is a global nonprofit association based in Switzerland, which was founded in 2015 as the RISC-V Foundation and is now a global organization with over 700 members in more than 50 countries. Its goal is to promote RISC-V as a free and open Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) enabling a new era of processor innovation through open standard collaboration.

Monday, December 07, 2020
Next step of successful Combis and VMware cooperation

Combis is the exclusive holder of the VMware Professional Services Offering contract in Croatia. The company has proven its exceptional expertise on several projects in the country and the region.

The systems integrator Combis has been chosen as the holder of the VMware Professional Services Offering contract in Croatia for the entire Eastern Europe. Combis won the contract at an exclusive tender of the American software company VMware.

Monday, December 07, 2020
Nokia confirms 5G as 90 percent more energy efficient

A new study by Nokia and Telefónica has found that 5G networks are up to 90 percent more energy efficient per traffic unit than legacy 4G networks. The research, which was conducted over a three-month period, focused on the power consumption of the Radio Access Network (RAN) in Telefónica’s network. The rollout of 5G networks is set to increase traffic dramatically making it critical that the energy consumed does not rise at the same rate. The findings highlight both companies’ commitment to climate change.

Friday, December 04, 2020
Hrvatski Telekom enables 5G network in eight more towns

One month following the launch of the first commercial 5G network in six cities, Hrvatski Telekom continues to build the network of the future, which is now available in Đakovo, Našice, Požega, Varaždin, Vinkovci, Virovitica, Vukovar, and Županja. The 5G network is currently available in 14 Croatian cities and towns and covers one million Croatian citizens.

Friday, December 04, 2020
More than 1 billion people will have access to 5G coverage by the end of 2020

Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) projects that four out of every ten mobile subscriptions in 2026 will be 5G. This forecast is included in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. Current 5G uptake in subscriptions and population coverage confirms the technology as deploying the fastest of any generation of mobile connectivity.

Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Nokia launches world’s first 25 Gbps symmetrical PON solution

On the 19th November Nokia has announced the world’s first 25 Gbps symmetrical PON fiber broadband solution. This unique solution works on Nokia’s existing next-generation PON hardware, such as access nodes and line cards, to offer truly universal PON capabilities and enable communications service providers (CSPs) to supercharge their networks and enhance fiber network usage.

Nokia is the first vendor to commercialize an end-to-end solution for 25G PON.

Monday, November 23, 2020
Algebra – EY Entrepeneur of the Year 2020

The Croatian edition of the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 award has been completed on 13 November. Algebra -  Hrvoje Josip Balen, Mislav Balković, and Tomislav Dominković were named as the new Croatian EY Entrepreneurs of the year.

Friday, November 20, 2020

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Interviews by Zorislav Šojat

Zorislav Šojat held interesting interviews with the participants of the 43rd International ICT Convention MIPRO 2020, and you can watch them at the link

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