Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


Brussels, Belgium
The Digital Action Day will focus on how digital technologies are changing traditional EU industries and policy areas. You can follow all plenary sessions and work sessions live via webstreaming and social media! Read more
Brussels, Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Room 0/D
On 6 November 2014 the Commission organised in Brussels the 3rd Workshop on advertising of foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS foods) to children. Read more
Final programme is published! The Digital Action Day plenary sessions and parallel work sessions will focus on the transformative and disruptive power of digital. Lessons learned and actions for policy makers and businesses will be debated during the event to develop and create growth and jobs. Read more
The discussion on the Digital Action Day 2014 has already started online. More than 50 interventions have been posted in the 7 dedicated fora, and more than 500 people have tweeted their thoughts using the relevant thematic hashtags. Jeremy Rifkin, a keynote speaker of the conference, has drafted a paper that is published online for discussion. All the input received online in preparation of the conference will be reported in each Work Session by the respective community managers. Whether you will attend or not, there is still time to make your voice heard at the Digital Action Day! Read more
Young Innovators Unconvention 2014, Brussels, 25 September 2014 Read more
Fed4FIRE opens a call for proposals from SMEs and offers special access to its federated test facilities, while continuing to expand its research facilities. Read more
The ski resort of Schladming is helping test a customised app for the latest winter sports technology – smart ski goggles – giving visitors to the Austrian ski resort locally-relevant real-time information as they ski. Read more
The Ear-IT project has released a benchmarking tool for test-beds. The project’s technology has been used for a new audio board. The project has also launched a survey on how to develop more applications of its technology. Read more
Europe’s app economy is healthy and growing, but a fragmented market and access to capital and talented developers remain a hurdle to scaling up the sector, according to two influential reports. Read more
The study concludes that existing methodologies for measuring the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy footprint of ICT developed by various standardization organizations are suitable for being integrated into concrete environmental policy measures. Applied to mandatory reporting of electricity consumption, the benefits outweigh the cost when applied to Data Centers and Telecommunication networks where there exists a lack of environmental policy measures and a lack of publicly available data despite their footprint growing by 45% by 2020 in EU-27. Read more