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Articles and blogs

Blogs and articles about the Cluster project has been widely published by partners, subcontractors, senior advisors, third party actors and many other stakeholders.

AEBR publishes an article about the Cluster project on their website

The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) has over 100 members from the European Union and neighboring countries and works to enhance cooperation between border regions throughout Europe and to promote the exchange of experiences and best practices.

The RSCN publishes information about the Cluster project on their website

The Reference Site Collaborative Network (RSCN) represents regional health and care innovation ecosystems across Europe in their quest to promote active and healthy ageing. Their network includes regions, cities, hospitals and care organisations.

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The European Commission’s Futurium platform publishes an article about the Cluster project

Futurium is a platform dedicated to Europeans discussing EU policies related to digital topics. The article was published in the Digital Public Services group.

EU-funded projects FEAT and Cluster push for better procurement to achieve accessibility in web authoring tools

IAAP publishes an article about the Cluster project

The International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP) has thousands of member organisations and individual members in the ICT, public and non-profit sectors, covering more than 60 countries. IAAP defines, promotes and improves the accessibility profession through networking, education and certification. IAAP has contributed to the Cluster project as third party, mainly supporting the outreach to a wide range of market players.

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ERRIN publishes information about the project

The European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) is a Brussels-based network supporting regional and local stakeholders to develop their innovation ecosystems and to enhance research and innovation capacities. The network has been actively and continuously promoting and supporting the We4Authors Pilot Project as well as the Cluster Preparatory Action Project when it comes to input in surveys and workshops as well as participation in user testing and demonstration events. In the members only ICT working group, the results of the Cluster project has been promoted.

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Joomla writes about the project

The Joomla Magazine has published information about the We4Authors project to keep their readers updated on the latest news. The magazine has 2 200 readers.

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External actors spreading information about the project

The Czech accessibility expert Radek Pavlíček has been blogging about accessibility since 2007 and is a well-known name in the accessibility community in the Czech Republic. He is reaching out to his reader about the project via his blog, which also has gained attention from other Czech environments.

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The European Research and Innovation Network, ERRIN

The European Research and Innovation Network, ERRIN, has also published news about the project in their newsfeed, encouraging people to test web authoring tools with We4Authors Cluster project.

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Finding testers to WE4Authors Cluster accessibility features

Funkas Newsletter reaches over 19 000 subscribers and was sharing information and a direct link to the user test. The Newsletter went out two times during the fall of 2020 where the first news was aimed at finding testers and the second one shared information on how and where to do the test itself.

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Funka influences the authoring tool market

With funding from the European Parliament, we have got the chance to build upon one of our most innovative research projects. This time we will work together with authoring tools producers to make models for accessibility by default.

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Tiny and web accessibility in the EU

The team at Tiny have put a lot of work into improving web content accessibility for the last couple of years. The team is now joining up with the WE4Authors Cluster project and is acting as observers and advisors to help CMSs produce more accessible content, alongside other experts and organizations. They have written a post on their blog, which has over 30 000 readers per week.

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OpenConcept is part of the WE4Authors Cluster project

Senior advisor OpenConcept is spreading news about the project to their followers in a post on their blog, which has 500 readers.

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The project’s blogpost on IAAP’s global website

The consortium has made a guest blogpost on the International Association of Accessibility Professionals, IAAP, global website where the monthly average page views are 69.2K with average of 7 727 unique monthly visitors. The main output of the blogpost was to find participants for the user tests and to spread information about the project.

Blogpost on IAAP’s global website

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Funded by the European Commission

We4Authors Cluster has received funding from the European Commission’s Work Programme 2019 for Pilot Projects and Preparatory Actions in the field of Communications Networks, Content and Technology.