Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2014 has been awarded with one half to John O´Keefe and the other half jointly to May‐Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser, for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain. Read more
A historic agreement between the EU and South Korea has been hailed as a “milestone” in the global race to develop 5G technologies. The agreement will see work on a common definition of 5G as well as joint 5G research projects. Read more
Celebrating the world's premier research collaboration devoted to graphene and related nanomaterials. In this article we focus on the Graphene Flagship, outline its background and organisation, celebrate achievements in the first year of operation, and look to the future. Read more
RoboLaw project coordinator Prof. Erica Palmerini and RoboLaw researcher Dr. Andrea Bertolini of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, in Pisa, Italy, have been invited to present a paper on the main findings of the RoboLaw project (Regulating Emerging Robotic Technologies in Europe: Robotics facing Law and Ethics) at the workshop 'Upcoming issues of EU law', organised by the JURI Committee of the European Parliament. The conclusions of the project have been also profiled in a recent article of the Economist. Read more
The EU is making good progress towards better, more robust Service Level Agreements (SLA) – a prerequisite to the legal certainty needed to boost cloud computing. Read more
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
'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
Plenary sessions and parallel work sessions will focus on the transformative and disruptive power of digital. Follow the event live via web streaming from 10:00 to 18:00. Read more
List of Digital Action Day registered participants, Floor plan of the venue and Programme at a glance are now available! Read more
Many cities have already recognised and started to tap into cloud computing’s strengths, offering the latest services to citizens, visitors and businesses. Read more