Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The Ministers in charge of the Digital Economy of the Union for the Mediterranean, under the co-Presidency of Dr. Azzam Sleit and VP Neelie Kroes, on the 30th of September launched new digital economy cooperation initiatives. Read more
FLAG-ERA is a Consortium of European research and innovation funding agencies, research councils and ministries, all working together to create an environment that enables the coordination of national and regional funding for the FET Flagships. Read more
The EU-funded project SEEMPUBS plans on using a new ICT-based monitoring, visualisation and control system to reduce and enhance historic buildings’ energy consumption. Read more
The Audio-Visual Gestalt Workshop was held at Bremen (Germany) in September, with the participation of 34 participants from 8 countries. This workshop was a unique opportunity to present the ongoing work in European FP7 funded projects that tackle various aspects of Audio-Visual Gestalt concept. Read more
The focus of this European wide study is to quantify the amount of public procurement of R&D, ICT and ICT related R&D across Europe and develop guidelines for a measurement framework to continue to do so in the future. Read more
FLAG-ERA is a FP7 ERA-NET that gathers most regional and national funding organisations (NRFOs) in Europe with the goal of supporting the Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagship concept and more specifically, the FET Flagship initiatives Graphene and Human Brain Project (HBP).
FLAG-ERA will launch a joint transnational call (JTC) enabling researchers from different countries to propose joint contributions to the Flagships.
In order to encourage and facilitate the participation in the JTC, FLAG-ERA organises networking events for stakeholders from basic and applied research and innovation.
The FLAG-ERA GRAPHENE Networking Event intends to bring together stakeholders in the area of graphene, taking advantage of the presence of a considerable group of researchers, industry and the Graphene Flagship itself in the TNT conference. Read more
From 29/09/2014 to 24/10/2014
With this consultation, the AgeingWell Thematic Network aims to collect the opinions of stakeholders as regards the future challenges and the necessary measures/policies to be promoted to leverage the ICT4Ageing market competitiveness. The results of this public consultation will contribute to the ICT for Ageing Society Strategic Agenda to be delivered to the European Commission by the AgeingWell Network. Read more
The first Commission workshop gathering national spectrum regulators, industry and research to discuss spectrum challenges for 5G will happen on the 13th November 2014. The debates will focus on usage aspects as well as technical and regulatory needs for 5G spectrum. Read more
A list of useful links about Cloud Computing topics in the context of the ICT Proposer's Day (9 - 10 of October 2014, Florence, Italy) Read more
'Computer' magazine has published an audio podcast featuring EC Programme Officer Benoit Abeloos (Health & Wellbeing, DG Connect). He speaks about the progress in eHealth that has been made so far in Europe, obstacles that need to be surpassed, EU data protection policies, and initiatives that foster entrepreneurship and job growth. Read more