Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


Centro de Congressos de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Europe is facing an increasing shortage of digital skills. To be address these skills gaps in the digital economy, we need to define and anticipate the digital skills demand in different sectors such as Big Data, Cyber Security and Internet of Things. This networking session, at the ICT 2015 conference in Lisbon, will discuss these matters with the purpose of designing a digital skills taxonomy. Read more
ENISA, the EU Agency for Network and Information Security, is organising together with the European Commission the first eHealth security workshop. The workshop will focus on the criticality of the information systems that support eHealth. Read more
From 14/01/2016 to 15/01/2016
Albert Borschette Congress Center in Brussels
The aim of the event is to inform and guide potential proposers preparing project proposals, to facilitate sharing of ideas and experiences. It will give participants the chance to network and to find partners for their projects. Read more
Last July, the European Commission recognised 27 profiles and standards for healthcare systems to be developed through public procurement. This is a step forward for reaching the European Digital Single Market in eHealth, writes Professor Mildenberger. He is co-chair of IHE-Europe, a non-profit association dedicated to interoperability in health information technology. Read more
From 08/10/2015 to 09/10/2015
The conference will be broadcast live via web streaming. One of the sessions (8 October at 16:30 CET) deals with "Network Challenges: eHealth and IT solutions". Read more
At the end of the EU-funded Trillium Bridge project, its experts recommend EU and US politicians to advance an International Patient Summary (IPS) standard. This would enable people to access and share their health information for emergency or unplanned care anywhere and as needed. At minimum the IPS should include immunizations, allergies, medications, clinical problems, past operations and implants. Read more
This new platform will build bridges between scientists, citizens and policy-makers. The space is open to everyone interested in research and innovation to discuss and share opinion on science in the digital age. We want to hear your voice on EU policies and programmes designed to support science in the digital age and to boost scientific discoveries. Read more
The Horizon 2020 draft Work Programme 2016-2017 has been pre-published. It will continue to support ICT-enabled public sector innovation in Europe in a number of ways. (See 'WP SC6 Inclusive Societies 2016 – 2017') Read more
The Last Panthers - hitting TV screens this autumn - premieres tonight at MIPCOM in Cannes. The EC has invested €1 million in this blockbuster drama though Creative Europe MEDIA TV Programming Scheme. Read more
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The ALFRED system comes with a game for people with lower back pain. It is a real serious game to help people reduce pain in their lower back, which is a common disorder. Read more
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There is currently no cure for dementia, but an earlier, more accurate diagnosis as well as better, personalised treatment can improve the quality of life of dementia patients. With the mobile, wearable Dem@Care sensors for example. Read more
The Royal College of Physicians has recommended that medical doctors should only use apps with a CE certificate. You can find a discussion on this topic, including a statement by Head of Unit Pēteris Zilgalvis (DG Connect, European Commission) in the latest 'Himss Insights' (page 4). Read more
'Parliament Magazine' published, in the framework of the EU Health Forum Gastein summit, three opinion articles on eHealth written by influencial parliamentarians. They also interviewed Commissioner Andriukaitis (Health and Food Safety) about his fascination for eHealth. Read more
Albert Borschette Conference Centre, rue Froissart 36, Brussels
Interested parties, such as representatives of network operators, service providers, users, consumers, manufacturers, trade unions, third countries and international organisations, are invited to a short debriefing session following the Communications Committee (COCOM) meeting on Wednesday 14 October 2015. Read more
The European Commission is looking for independent experts to assist with research and innovation assignments including the evaluation of proposals, monitoring of projects, and evaluation of programmes. Read more
From 01/12/2015 to 02/12/2015
Maritim Hotel, Berlin, Germany
The European Commission is launching an 'Innovation Award' Competition for the FP7 projects. It will take place at the European Nanoelectronics Forum. Any participant or group of participants in a FP7 project from the area of "Micro/Nano Electronics" or "Smart System Integration" can apply. Several proposals can be submitted per project. Read more
From 28/10/2015 to 29/10/2015
Forum Geesseknäppchen, 40 Boulevard Pierre Dupong, Luxembourg
Safer Internet Forum (SIF) is a key annual international conference in Europe where policy makers, researchers, law enforcement bodies, youth, parents and carers, teachers, NGOs, industry representatives, experts and other relevant actors come together to discuss the latest trends, risks and solutions related to child online safety. Read more