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"Simply innovation: EU Government and Innovation" conference with the participation of José Manuel Barroso

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José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, participated in the "Simply innovation: EU Government and Innovation" conference organised by Ernst & Young. In his speech he underlined that boosting innovation was a strategic priority of the EC. That was why the Commission created the Innovation Union "flagship initiative" which aimed at creating the conditions for a more innovative and thus more competitive and prosperous Europe.
The President also highlighted the importance of completing the Single Market in digital goods and services: 60% of the actions proposed in the EU's Digital Agenda would be completed at the end of 2012. Key forthcoming proposals would address cloud computing, roaming and Internet security.

Type: College   Reference: I-073252   Date: 10/05/2012   Duration: 02:00
Personalities:   Barroso, José Manuel |   Nibbe, Jay D.  
Location: Brussels - Palais des Beaux-Arts  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Economic crisis | Growth | Innovation | Investment | Research and development
RAPID: SPEECH,
© European Union, 2012   /   Source: EC - Audiovisual Service
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