Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The workshop brings together for the first time in Europe national spectrum regulators, industry and research to discuss spectrum challenges for 5G, usage aspects as well as technical and regulatory needs for 5G spectrum. The event live-stream starts at 9h45 on 13 November 2014 and the recording will be available in the following days. Read more
From 05/05/2015 to 08/05/2015
Lilongwe, Malawi
Part of the IST-Africa Initiative, which is supported by the European Commission under the ICT Theme of Framework Programme 7 (FP7), IST-Africa 2015 is the tenth in an Annual Conference Series which brings together senior representatives from leading commercial, government & research organisations across Africa and from Europe, to bridge the Digital Divide by sharing knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and good practice and discussing policy related issues. Read more
European Economic and Social Committee premises
Recognising the key role of electronics to boost EU growth and jobs, the European Commission and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organised a joint-conference on 12 November 2014 to discuss future needs and opportunities in ICT jobs and skills, potential societal and environmental impact, as well as EU ICT competitiveness on global level. Read more
The UN High Commissioner on Human Rights calls attention to "the disturbing lack of governmental transparency associated with surveillance policies, laws and practices, which hinders any effort to assess their coherence with international human rights law and to ensure accountability”. Read more
MobiCloud is an EU funded project to develop a new generation cloud-based mobile application platform for industry. MobiCloud encourages startups and university students to challenge the problems faced by the construction industry and take part in this mobile app competition, which has already attracted submissions from 8 countries. Read more
This year's Nobel Prize laureate Prof. E. Moser is leading the FET GRIDMAP project which aims to better understand the processes used by the mammalian brain to generate and read spatial information. Prof. E. Moser is joining the prestigious list of 9 Nobel Prize laureates that chose the FET programme to collaborate with the best scientists in Europe on ambitious scientific endeavours. Read more
A German study found that the telemedical care programme of AOK Nordost (a public health insurer in Berlin) increased the probability of survival of heart patients by up to 70 per cent during the first two years after the start of their participation. Read more
Brussels, Belgium
The FP7 project ABC4Trust presents its results and research outcomes concerning the federation and interchangeability of technologies supporting trustworthy and privacy-preserving Attribute-based Credentials (Privacy-ABCs). Read more
Invitation to market participants to submit observations regarding the Commission's serious doubts letter under Article 7a of Directive 2002/21/EC. Case DE/2014/1660: Wholesale voice all termination on individual public telephone networks provided at a fixed location in Germany - remedies. Read more
Amputee feels in real time with bionic hand. Read more