Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative

Publications about Germany

The attached law amends German legislation transposing Directive 2003/98/EC as amended by Directive 2013/37/EU ('the Public Sector Information Directive'). Read more
The attached law amends German legislation transposing Directive 2003/98/EC as amended by Directive 2013/37/EU ('the Public Sector Information Directive'). Read more
This factsheet shows the progress in the online delivery of public services, across the various dimensions of user-centricity, transparency, cross-border mobility and key enablers in Germany. Read more
This chapter is part of the 19th Implementation Report on electronic communications. It addresses 2014 market and regulatory developments in Germany. Read more
The Digital Single Market strategy aims to open up digital opportunities for people and business and enhance Europe's position as a world leader in the digital economy. This country sheet gives key facts and figures for Germany. Read more
Great news to be shared with the occasion of the World Malaria Day! The new ‘lab-on-a-disc’ technology developed by EU Funded project named DiscoGnosis can diagnose malaria and also other febrile infectious diseases simultaneously in just an hour – allowing faster point-of-care treatment and precise drugs administration that could save thousands of lives. Read more
Portable devices make it really accessible for generating and sending e-mails almost instantly and on the go. But what if they could by sent just by thought? Brain-Computer Interfaces may make it possible soon. Read more
Now that the use of portable and surveillance cameras is normalized, the development of body cameras is coming into place. With potential impact in different fields from medicine to security, research indicates that they do have an effect on the behaviour of those wearing it. Are human beings ready to assess these implications? Read more
Scientists at the VERE project have developed tools providing people with the opportunity to experience life in someone else's skin using virtual reality, as a means of helping people shed racial stereotypes. Understand the power that virtual embodiment has in cognitives sciences with the testimonial Mel Slater at University College London and the University of Barcelona. Read more
Many scientists point out that the goal of social sciences is not simply to understand how people behave in large groups, but to understand what motivates individuals to behave the way they do. Could this fundamental insight be transformed in a step forward towards the solution of important societal challenges like traffic congestion or the sustainability a fully electrified transportation system? Read more
Exploiting both the intrinsic spin of the electron and its associated magnetic moment in solid-state devices promises to provide smaller, precise and more reliable low power consuming electronic devices. Welcome to the "Spintronics" era. Read more
This is the 18th monitoring report on the electronic communications market and regulations, covering in particular key market and regulatory developments in 2012 and 2013. . Read more
EU eGovernment Report 2014 - Country Factsheets E-Government Read more
This study was foreseen under the eGovernment Action Plan 2011-2015. Administrative Burden Reduction (ABR) can be achieved through the integration of eGovernment tools; the smart use of the information that citizens and businesses have to provide to public authorities for the completion of administrative procedures; making electronic procedures the dominant channel for delivering eGovernment services; and the principle of the “once only” registration of relevant data. The latter ensures that citizens and businesses supply certain standard information only once, because public administration offices take action to internally share this data, so that no additional burden falls on citizens and businesses. Read more
This study presents a very comprehensive assessment of retail fixed broadband access prices for a variety of broadband offerings including standalone and bundled services for eight speed categories. Read more
A survey carried out in about 1,800 hospitals in the 28 EU countries plus Iceland and Norway measures the level of deployment and take-up of ICT and eHealth applications in acute care hospitals in Europe. Read more