Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


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
European Intersectoral Summit on Research and Innovation, European Parliament, Brussels, 25 September 2014 Read more
In the past 2 years, the SOCIENTIZE project has mapped ongoing activities, institutions, funding programs and initiatives on citizen engagement in science. A Green Paper and a large-scale consultation led the way to the White paper on Citizen Science in Europe launched during the final conference of the project. Read more
From 25/09/2014 to 30/11/2014
The European Commission is inviting stakeholders to provide advice and express a commitment for engagement on candidate target areas for future European Internet of Things (IoT) Large Scale Pilots (LSP). The results will contribute to the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 and European Commission actions. We welcome contributions until Sunday 30 November 2014. Read more
Europe needs to make massive investments to secure its digital future. Those investments are often linked in interesting ways and will need to be funded from a wide range of private and public sources. Two of the core areas of investment will be smart cities and connecting rural and regional areas to fast broadband networks. Read more
From 29/10/2014 to 31/10/2014
Bern (Switzerland)
At this conference you can hear about cutting edge science and discover new and emerging applications in eHealth and telemedicine in both chronic disease management and cardiology. Read more
The European Commission will soon launch a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60 000. The purpose of this call for tenders is to pilot up-to 3 coaching courses over 12 months dedicated to European innovation researchers and start-up entrepreneurs in the ICT area. The courses should be based on the Lean LaunchPad underlying concepts and methodology, and be tailored around researchers, innovators and ICT based high-tech start-ups that have been awarded EU grants under H2020 and/or FP7 ICT specific programmes. Read more