Blog posts (17)
  • Published by Thierry Breton20 December 2021

    IPCEI on microelectronics – A major step for a more resilient EU chips supply chain

    A major step for a more resilient EU chips supply chain
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  • Published by Thierry Breton22 October 2021

    Let's make European audiovisual content more widely available

    We have a large offer of television channels and online services in the EU, and a very high number of films and TV series produced every year. But these works do not travel well within our Single Market.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton14 October 2021

    Pour une Intelligence Artificielle fiable, sûre et innovante

    La notation sociale fondée sur l’Intelligence Artificielle (IA)? Ou encore des algorithmes pour manipuler les personnes par des techniques subliminales?
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  • Published by Thierry Breton13 October 2021

    Energy crisis and dependencies: we must anticipate the transition

    This week the European Commission has adopted a Communication on energy prices. It puts forward a toolbox to get to grips with the current energy crisis and its impact, especially for the most vulnerable.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton13 October 2021

    Crise énergétique et dépendances: anticipons la transition

    La Commission européenne adopte aujourd’hui une Communication sur les prix de l’énergie, présentant une « boite à outils » pour lutter contre cette crise et ses impacts, notamment chez les plus fragiles.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton11 October 2021

    Technological geopolitics: it’s time for Europe to play its cards

    During my recent "Tech & Chips Tour" from Washington to Tokyo and then Seoul, I was able to appreciate the extent to which a geopolitical Europe is not illusory, provided we give ourselves the necessary means.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton11 October 2021

    Géopolitique technologique : il est temps pour l’Europe de jouer ses cartes

    De retour d’un « Tech & Chips Tour » de Washington à Tokyo puis Seoul, j’ai pu apprécier combien l’Europe géopolitique n’est pas une chimère pour peu que l’on s’en donne les moyens.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton6 October 2021

    Summer of ’21: European tourism taking off again

    Memories of summer The 2021 summer season has come to an end. It was long-awaited by all Europeans, whether it was to travel, take time off, or just enjoy dinner on a restaurant terrace. For the many small businesses in the tourism ecosystem, the summer season is always critical, but this summer was especially important in light of the devastating results in 2020.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton17 September 2021

    How HERA will help us get ready for future health crises

    Today, the Commission is launching a European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA). HERA will strengthen Europe’s ability to prevent, detect and rapidly respond to cross-border health emergencies.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton16 September 2021

    How a European Cyber Resilience Act will help protect Europe

    "If everything is connected, everything can be hacked. Given that resources are scarce, we have to bundle our forces. [...] This is why we need a European Cyber Defence Policy, including legislation setting common standards under a new European Cyber Resilience Act."
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  • Published by Thierry Breton16 September 2021

    Un "Cyber Resilience Act"​ pour mieux protéger l'Europe

    « Si tout est connecté, tout peut être piraté. Les ressources étant rares, nous devons unir nos forces. […] C'est pourquoi nous avons besoin d'une politique de cyberdéfense européenne, notamment d'une législation établissant des normes communes dans le cadre d'une nouvelle loi européenne relative à la cyber-résilience. »
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  • Published by Thierry Breton15 September 2021

    How a European Chips Act will put Europe back in the tech race

    The world is short of semiconductors.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton27 August 2021

    Afghanistan: common European defence is no longer an option

    We are all in mourning today for the terrible attack in Kabul that took the lives of many Afghan civilians and American soldiers.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton27 August 2021

    L’Union (européenne) fait la force

    À l’heure où beaucoup se prononcent « contre » les choses, je vais vous livrer un plaidoyer « pour ». « Pour » plus d’Europe.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton27 August 2021

    Our (European) Union makes us stronger

    At a time when many are speaking out "against" things, I make a plea "for": "For" more Europe.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton22 June 2021

    Sea, Vax & Sun - Let's get set for summer

    Summer is finally here. After long months of indispensable travel restrictions, Europe is opening up for tourism again. For most of us, this means the prospect of long-awaited travel, discovery, and entertainment – in short: life! For our economy, it means a much-needed boost after a drop of 70% of revenues in EU tourism in 2020 and up to 11 million jobs at risk.
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  • Published by Thierry Breton9 December 2020

    Enhancing Europe’s Space Power

    Published on December 9, 2020
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