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seemed lightning-fast in those days, performing 14 mathematical functions per second, or a little more power than a $40 calculator today.
Andreas Wild, Executive Director of the ENIAC
JU, said: "The stakeholders in the ENIAC
JU programme - the industry, the ENIAC
member States and the European Union - gain confidence in its ability to deliver, more than doubling the total investments two years in a row.
Joint Undertaking (JU) is a European, public-private partnership focusing on nanoelectronics that brings together ENIAC
Member/Associated States, the European Commission, and AENEAS (an association representing European R&D actors in this field).
MUNICH -- Two research projects with a combined budget approaching 70 million euro achieved significant advances in semiconductor manufacturing efficiency and have been recognized with the 2012 ENIAC
JU INNOVATION AWARD at the European Nanoelectronics Forum.
BRUSSELS -- The eligible costs of the R&D project outlines submitted in response to the ENIAC
Joint Undertaking (JU) 2012 calls exceed Euro 1.
Andreas Wild, Executive Director of ENIAC
Joint Undertaking, the funding provider of the European Union.
Spark Capital Leads Series Awesome Round, Joined by Lightbank, Yuri Milner, Lerer Ventures, Betaworks, SV Angel, Morado Ventures, Thrive Capital, and ENIAC
The project is supported by French national, regional and local authorities as well as by the European community through the ENIAC
Joint Technology Initiative (JTI).
Recent Pioneer Award recipients include Linux developer Linus Torvalds, ENIAC
programmer Betty Jean Jennings Bartik, VLSI expert Lynn Conway, artificial intelligence innovator Edward Feigenbaum, parallel programming pioneer David Kuck, digital systems designer Edward McCluskey, MATLAB creator Cleve Moler, petri net theory developer Carl Petri, and programming languages pioneer Jean Sammet.
With a budget of nearly 360M, the participation of 19 partners from 7 countries, and the planned involvement of about 500 engineers over three years across Europe, Places2Be is the largest ENIAC
Joint Undertaking project to date and is supported as well by the National Public Authorities in the participating countries.
Investment firms Spark Capital, Betaworks and ENIAC
Ventures (a seed investor in mobile ad network AdMob) participated in the round, as did angel investors Dharmesh Shah (co-founder and CTO of Hubspot), Jennifer Lum (former vice president at Quattro and co-founder of Apricot Capital), Roy Rodenstein (founder and EVP of Going.