Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Press releases and speeches

The European Commission and Japan announced four research projects developing new technologies for high-speed networks in highly-dense user areas. Joint investments amount to €12 million and more than 40 partners are involved. Read more
Neelie Kroes calls on President-elect Juncker to make a commitment that every transaction with the European Commission will be possible electronically. Read more
The memo enlists several questions and relative answers in relation to the update of the Electronic Identification and Trust Services (eIDAS) Regulation. Read more
Today we stand amid a technological transformation. A world that is going digital; opportunities that are going digital. Any transaction you do offline, should also be possible online. With just as much security. Proving that you are who you say you are; signing a contract; using e-procurement, delivering a document, and so on. Read more
The European Commission and Europe's data industry have committed to invest in a in a public-private partnership on Big Data. Here are some Frequently Asked Questions on Big Data. Read more
The European Commission and Europe's data industry have committed to invest €2.5 billion in a public-private partnership (PPP) that aims to strengthen the data sector and put Europe at the forefront of the global data race. Read more
European Code Week 2014 kicks off on 11 October: over 1500 events bringing the digital world to life – across the EU and countries from Norway to Turkey. Read more
Background Memo with FAQs to the Recommendation on relevant markets adopted today by the European Commission Read more
Today the European Commission – in agreement with Member States - decided that two telecom markets should no longer be subject to regulation in Europe, and that two more should be redefined to reflect market and technology developments. The rules take effect immediately. Read more
Let's keep it up. Let's give everyone in Europe the ingredients for startup success. Let's educate younger people about entrepreneurship. Let's create the environment where your idea can flourish and grow. Let's cut red tape, open access to resources and investors. Let's spread the message that failure is a necessary part of a journey. And let's recognise the role these rock stars play in our economy. That's my startup manifesto Read more