Daily Issue - 27 February 2013
- EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
- Europe 2020 Conference - Agenda for new skills and jobs
28 February 2013 - 1 March 2013 Dublin, Ireland
The event is primarily aimed at policy makers and senior experts of national, regional and local public administrations,as well as employment specialists from academia, networks and associations. The conference will be combined with study visits and a networking session dedicated to experiences and future aspects of transnational cooperation.
- EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
- European Robotics Forum
19 March 2013 - 21 March 2013 Lyon, France
The European Robotics Forum will take place from 19 - 21 March at Lyon, France. The event is a meeting point for industry and research: at least 350 scientists, companies and officials from the European Commission will attend. The forum is designed to provide an opportunity for the companies and researchers to meet and interact in workshops and seminars; this way they can expand their networks, gather the latest relevant information, and build new business and partnerships, thereby strengthening the potential of European robotics.
See also: Online registration for the event
- Advancing research collaboration with GÉANT's high-speed infrastructure
21 February 2013
EU advances research collaboration with GEANT's high-speed ICT infrastructure
New in the Library
- Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda
- Smashing barriers and thinking big
Today's wireless industry faces many demands. We must get creative to meet them. We have demands driven by our broadband goals, to get every European digital. New figures, published yesterday, show mobile broadband penetration reached 47.8% last year: nearly one broadband SIM for every two Europeans. Yet there is still an investment gap to deploy and upgrade our mobile networks. We have rocketing demands from users. Recent growth in mobile data could continue, climbing 66% each year - as we move to 4G, the cloud, and the "internet of things", with mobile devices soon outnumbering people.
- Funding Europe's tech industry future
This new, expanded High Level Group includes not just the technology sectors, but the entire value chains. That broader composition fits the approach we need for Key Enabling Technologies: comprehensive and integrating.