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CORA pilots: the digital bus in Djursland, DK

The Digital infrastructure has become as important to us as electricity and water supply. How can we visualize this to the citizens and stress the importance of digital infrastructure in rural areas? We simply use a bus to get out and meet the citizens! The CORA...

CORA pilots: Digital learning for local kids and parents in Vejle

A new digital hub is in the making! In a collaborative effort, the local School in Smidstrup-Skærup and Vejle Library arranged a digital skills workshop at the school’s premises. The event, open for all kids and parents, promoted the new local digital hub and...

Impressions from the CORA Annual Conference & Partner Meeting, NL

More than 50 CORA partners and stakeholder met in Groningen and Winschoten, Netherlands, on 6-8 November for the CORA Annual Conference and the Partner Meeting. Digital infrastructure, skills and services in rural areas were at the heart of the event. Overcoming the...

CORA pilots: 300 seniors in Hedmark go More Digital

300 seniors in the Hedmark region (Norway) have improved their digital skills through participating in the More Digital initiative. The initiative is a huge success in the municipalities of Eidskog, Kongsvinger and Grue. Wide collaboration across municipal boundaries,...

CORA study trip to Hedmark, Norway and the border to Sweden

CORA partners visited Hedmark, Norway on 22-24 May 2019 to learn from the experience of the Norwegian and Swedish partners. At the first stop at Kongsvinger library, the focus was on Kongsvinger municipality’s digital agenda, digital services and lessons learned....

Busy week for the blue CORA bus in Denmark

The CORA project and the CORA bus (a mobile digital hub) took part in the Internet Week Denmark (IWDK) with more than 100 events in the region of Aarhus. One of the most well-attended events were held at a rural area of Djursland. On Tuesday, 7 May in the afternoon...

CORA project at the FTTH Conference Europe 2019, 12 March, Amsterdam

The 5th Governmental day workshop in the frame of the FTTH Conference 2019 featured the CORA project concept and pilots. The workshop brought together more than 150 stakeholders and experts in the area of digital transformation and broadband technologies from all over...

CORA representative in jury of European Broadband Awards 2018

Dr. Fiona Ashmore (The University of Lincoln), as a representative from CORA project, was invited to act as one of the five jury members for the European Broadband Awards 2018 organised by the European Commission, DG Connect. Fiona was mainly responsible for assessing...

Wrap-up CORA annual conference

Transnational joint forces to bridge rural digital divide and create smarter regions in the North Sea Region   Officially welcomed by Mr. Jan Philipp Albrecht (Minister of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment, Nature and Digitalization of the Federal...

5G workshop at the Swedish parliament

On 10 October 2018 Katarina Nordmark from Värmland County Administrative Board and Cecilia Sjöden from Torsby Municipality presented the CORA project for members of the Swedish parliament in Stockholm during a 5G workshop. Torsby municipality in Värmland was suggested...

CORA solutions @ the EUSBSR

The Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is a meeting place for stakeholders working together for a more sustainable and prosperous Baltic Sea region. Peyman Khodabakhsh and Darijus Valiucko from atene KOM joined the forum to share, with the...

An energetic CORA Partner Meeting in Lincoln

16. - 18. May 2018 CORA partners and stakeholders met in Lincoln, UK to discuss the current status of the project, share their findings and plan further project activities. A motivated partner consortium came together on day one, to get an overview of the project...

CORA @ FTTH Conference 2018

In the frame of the FTTH Conference 2018 in Valencia, the CORA concept was presented and discussed with over 100 broadband stakeholders at the Governmental Day Workshop on 13. February 2018. The workshop provided a great platform for know-how exchange with the focus...

CORA Kick-off meeting in Kortrijk, Belgium

The project partner kicked off CORA – COnnecting Remote Areas with digital infrastructure and services on 6.-8. November in Kortrijk, Belgium. During the three days of intensive work, CORA project partner discussed their ambitious plans and activities to bridge rural...

CORA @ Broadband World Forum 2017

In the framework of the BBWF Conference 2017, the CORA project was introduced to European broadband stakeholders at the the “Governmental Workshop” on 24. October 2017 organised by atene KOM. Over 100 experts, decision makers and representatives from local, regional...