Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


From 04/03/2015 to 21/04/2015
The Computing Policies Secretariat of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI) and Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa (RNP) (National Education and Research Network) publicised the Third Coordinated Call BR-EU in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Interested parties have until April 21 to submit proposals for technological development and innovation projects in the form and conditions laid down in the document. Read more
The discourse concerning computer ethics qualifies as a reference discourse for ethics-related Information Systems (IS) research. Theories, topics and approaches of computer ethics are reflected in IS. The paper argues that there is currently a broader development in the area of research governance, which is referred to as ‘responsible research and innovation’ (RRI). RRI applied to information and communication technology (ICT) addresses some of the limitations of computer ethics and points toward a broader approach to the governance of science, technology and innovation. Taking this development into account will help IS increase its relevance and make optimal use of its established strengths. Read more
The eEnviPer project has released a software that guarantees compliance with EU environmental law through a web platform and cloud technologies. The product is now ready for the market and Greece is going to adopt it. Read more
The technology behind the design of electric vehicles is ever improving and the EU predicts that these vehicles could be in mass production by 2020. By developing a completely new way of using information from GPS and location data shown by GSM, the EU DATA SIM project simulated the consequences of a massive switch to electric vehicles, and studied the impact on mobility and electricity distribution networks. Read more
Milan, Italy
The ACE Summit will introduce the most innovative ICT SMEs and startups selected by ACE to investors, mentors and potential partners in other European markets. Read more
The GET project is organizing two bootcamps on eHealth Innovation and business models during Med-e-Tel in Luxebourg and eHealthWeek in Riga. Read more
Unmet needs are areas of opportunity where there are not good enough solutions in the market, but there is a latent demand from end users. These challenges can be transformed into business opportunities by eHealth entrepreneurs and companies. They are encouraged to look for these business opportunities. Read more
This infographic explains what 5G is, what it will bring and what is new with 5G and it gives examples of 5G applications. Read more
Belfast, Northern Ireland
This workshop is a collaboration between the Northern Ireland Connected Health Ecosystem and GET project (Fill the Gap and GET Global), with SMEs having an opportunity to present their medicines optimisation solutions and meet with procurers and buyers in this area. Read more
The European Commission and Europe's tech industry presented today their vision for 5G. A global vision and standards for 5G will be discussed and decided together with international partners in late 2015-2016. With this early input, the EU stands a good chance that key elements of its vision will form part of global standards. Read more