Tallinn University of Technology and the authorities of the island of Saaremaa are about to sign a long-term cooperation agreement soon aimed at working together in developing the island's shipbuilding industry, regional newspaper Meie Maa reported, cites LETA/BNS.
Tallinn University of Technology Rector Jaak Aaviksoo visited the Small Craft Competence Center of the Estonian Maritime Academy in Kuressaare, main town of Saaremaa, last week.Read more
The Tallinn city government is to start testing a self-driving bus performing the so-called last mile in 2018, informs LETA/BNS.
It was decided at Wednesday's city government sitting that a proposal would be submitted to the council to participate in transitioning to the environmentally friendly Baltic Sea project of using self-driving buses for the last mile service, the city government said.Read more
TALLINN, Estonia, November 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
North Europe's largest cryptocurrency and blockchain conference Moontec 17 will be hosted in the Estonian capital this December. More than 50 global industry experts will join the stage to share their experience concerning the development and promotion of Blockchain-based products and discuss the impact of such technologies on business processes across industries.Read more
Estonia, the country which helped create Skype and hosts Nato’s cyber-defence centre, is also trying to stay ahead of the pack in regulating robotics.
The economy ministry is working on legislation that would address the status of artificial intelligence in legal disputes, says Siim Sikkut, the official in charge of the government’s IT strategy. One proposal under consideration would create the term "robot-agent", which would be somewhere between having a separate legal personality and an object that is someone else’s property.Read more
The European Union's top officials as well as heads of state and government of EU members arrived in Tallinn on Thursday evening for Friday's Digital Summit. They came together for a dinner at the Kadriorg Art Museum later in the evening. President Kersti Kaljulaid met with French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the dinner.
“France’s soldiers are standing with our own men in Tapa, her fighters have guarded our airspace and will guard it in the future as well, and we’re participating together in missions in Africa. There are few countries with which we have such close cooperation standing up for our values and guaranteeing our security,” Kaljulaid said, and thanked Macron for France’s contribution.Read more
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina also highlighted Bangladesh's recent success in the ICT sector during the discussion
Bangladesh and Estonia have discussed about strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the nformation communication technology (ICT) sector.
The discussion was made during a bilateral meeting between Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at UN Headquarters on Thursday on the sideline of the UN General Assembly meeting.Read more
TALLINN (ESTONIA): Estonia is keen to help India combat cyber-attacks by engaging with the South Asian country in joint drills and offering its cutting edge technical resources in the field at a time when cyber strikes across the globe are seen as dangerous to the stability of democracies and growth economies.
Tallinn, the capital of this tiny Baltic nation, may be famous for its medieval churches and quaint, cobble-stoned streets, but it is also home to the NATO Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, a leading international military organisation dealing with cyber conflicts.Read more
TALLINN, July 17 (Xinhua) -- European delegates for the Digital Single Market Conference Monday explored the chances and challenges of digital solutions for the EU to maximize the growth potential of the data economy.
Addressing the welcoming plenary, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas stressed that Europe needs clear rules and efficient control to carry out the free movement of data.Read more
Two self-driving passenger vans that will be carrying passengers between Viru Square and the Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) until the end of August arrived in Tallinn on Friday.
Bringing the two Easymile vehicles to Tallinn for one and a half months costs some €100,000, two thirds of which is covered by the private sector, Valdek Laur, adviser to the Estonian presidency of the EU Council on digital solutions, told BNS.Read more
Research and innovation have been the cornerstone of the development of Estonia's digital society and we need to invest more in research in Europe in order to ensure there are more such success stories, Estonian Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps said in a speech made at the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy on July 11th, informs LETA/BNS.Read more