Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The Commission has concerns about the analysis of competition on the retail market for consumer internet access, and about the related question whether KPN can continue to benefit from its strong position on the relevant wholesale market when confronted by the cable operator UPC/Ziggo, whose network also serves such consumers throughout almost the entire country. Read more
There is less than one month left until the General Assembly of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC). If you are eager to learn more about future developments and business opportunities in this vibrant field of action, you should attend this Assembly and register as soon as possible. Read more
What will the future bring when it comes to digital technologies, for example in the field of health and wellbeing? A new report entitled "Preparing the Commission for future opportunities" tells us what to expect for 2030. Read more
From 12/07/2015 to 16/07/2015
Frankfurt (Germany)
The ISC High Performance conference and exhibition event is the HPC forum to learn about the latest developments in the field and for networking. More than 2,600 international attendees from the HPC and scientific computing communities and 160 exhibitors are expected. Read more
Salon des Ambassadeurs, Cannes film festival
In the scenario of the Cannes 2015 Film festival, the European Film Forum and the European Commission invite professionals in the sector to discuss about the challenges of the film industry in the digital era. Read more
The Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) unit at the European Commission (@fet_eu) organises a twitter debate on quantum technologies and industry. Join the discussion by using #FETquantum. Read more
Strong and reliable authentication is key in our digital society. The existence of Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs), the technology that implements the electronic fingerprint of devices, has been demonstrated by the PUFFIN FET project in standard devices. The applications for mobile phones are now implemented by its SME partner Intrinsic-ID. Read more
European Parliament, Brussels
The goal of the Workshop is to address this issue by mapping the most relevant elements related to the main European startup ecosystems and capture a coherent and comprehensive picture based on well-defined methodology and research practices. Read more
In the framework of a call for proposals on media freedom and pluralism, the European Commission selected four projects in 2013. Their activities started in early 2014 for a duration of one year. Safety Net for European Journalists is devoted to media freedom in Italy, South East Europe and Turkey. Read more
Science 2.0 is a new approach to science that uses information-sharing and collaboration made possible by network technologies. This consultation sought to gather the opinions of a broad sample of interested parties from across the EU research landscape. It aimed to better understand the potential impact of Science 2.0 and the desirability of policy action. This report presents the key findings, the main areas of discussion and the policy recommendations emerging from the consultation. The public consultation was held between July and September 2014 by the European Commission. Read more