Europe is catching up with the US and Japan in terms of innovation, but big gaps between countries need tackling, according to an EU report.
The EU’s flagship research and innovation programme – Horizon 2020 - will see €15bn invested in job-creating projects in its first 2 years alone.
New strategy seeks to harmonise telecoms sector, ban roaming charges, cut red tape for businesses and introduce new rights for users and service providers.
Commission proposal would see €22bn invested in research and innovation for health, transport and the environment over the next 7 years.
Video streaming over the internet has given people more choice of TV programmes and movies – we need your thoughts on an EU approach so everyone can benefit.
EU makes progress as a whole, but some member countries need to do more to catch up and become more competitive.
Strategy sets out common EU approach to securing digital networks, preventing online crime and protecting consumers.
New strategy to create single set of rules for cloud computing and increase EU GDP by €160 billion annually by 2020.
EU makes progress, but growth slowing. This trend highlights the need to increase efforts if Europe’s economy is to maintain global competitiveness.
Planned €80 billion EU research programme sharpens focus on converting research results into products and services.
The EU will invest €50bn in infrastructure – connecting Europe, boosting competitiveness and creating jobs.
"Bill shock" from roaming with your mobile phone within the EU could come to an end with measures to make the market more competitive.
Plans unveiled to revamp EU research funding to spur more innovation, increase its economic impact, make it easier for researchers to get involved and deliver better value for taxpayers.
Safer Internet Day 2011 seeks to make young people aware that what they do online can have consequences in the real world.
Five-year plan to boost internet-based public services, saving people time and money and raising EU competitiveness.
A new European strategy to speed up the development of new products and services, paving the way for more growth and jobs.
Cutting-edge information and communications technologies are the focus of "ICT 2010 - Digitally driven", held in Brussels on 27-29 September - with exhibitions, conferences and networking for researchers and businesses.
Measures to boost the roll-out and take up of fast- and ultra-fast broadband in the EU were adopted today.
The European Research Council has now funded over 1000 innovative ideas. A further €661m is still available for early-career researchers.
IT and communications technologies are key elements in the EU strategy for boosting economic growth and dealing with major challenges like climate change and population ageing.
50% of teenagers post personal information on the web without always being aware of the consequences, study shows.
As part of the 2009 European Year of Creativity and Innovation, a diverse group of prominent scientists, artists, scholars and business executives - European ambassadors of the year – has come up with an ambitious manifesto.
New navigation and layout make it easier to find what you’re looking for on the EU site’s main pages – in any official EU language.
New public-private partnerships launched to boost scientific research – long recognised as a stimulus for economic growth.
Planned partnership between EU countries should make Europe a more attractive place for researchers.
Turning research results into commercial success – EU needs to improve its record.EU calls on members to capitalise on research results and proposes joint approach.
Europe's leading scientists honoured for groundbreaking research into everything from dark energy and black holes to killer T-cells and food-borne pathogens.
To stimulate competitiveness in Europe, the EU is encouraging public private research partnerships and creating two new agencies to provide researchers with as much support as possible.