The Innovation Radar is a European Commission initiative to identify high potential innovations and innovators in EU-funded research and innovation projects. Its goal is to allow every citizen, public official, professional and business person to discover the outputs of EU innovation funding and give them a chance to seek out innovators who could follow in the footsteps of companies such as Skype, TomTom, ARM Holdings, all of whom received EU funding in their early days.
The ChildRescue project funded by the European Commission (Horizon 2020 for research and innovation) has led in the last 3 years to the development of the ChildRescue App, which is already in use in Greece and Belgium. It aspires to effectively reduce the primary period between the moment a child is reported missing and the one when it is found, and to help predict and prevent the disappearance of Children in Migration, by increasing accuracy and timeliness of publicly and privately available information, by performing evidence-base
Brussels, 19 November 2020
Published on 19 November 2020
Co-hosted by: MEP and Vice-Chair of the Intergroup on Children's Rights, Dragoș Pîslaru and Missing Children Europe (MCE).
Aagje Ieven, Secretary General at Missing Children Europe - Introduction to MCE’s applications
Joachim François, Head of Digital at Famous Grey - NotFound technical explanation
Rob van Kranenburg, Tech Expert and Founder of Council IoT and #iotday - Tech and social impact