Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


With the new 5G agreement, the EU will join forces with Japan to cope with the increasing need for wireless Internet and complement current efforts to create a Digital Single Market in Europe. Read more
From 29/05/2015 to 15/06/2015
The European Commission will launch soon a call for tenders for a service contract of a maximum value of EUR 60 000. The purpose of this call is to commission a study which will review the approaches used by National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) to estimating a reasonable rate of return for both legacy and Next Generation (such as fibre) investments in telecoms networks. Read more
Infographic explaining what 5G is about and showing a 5G Roadmap, including the 2015 EU-Japan Joint Declaration. Read more
Manchester (UK)
Are you an investor looking for business opportunities within the ‘emerging technology’ market? Or are you an entrepreneur or SME working with graphene-based products looking for investment? Then participate to this workshop and register before 15 June. Read more
On the occasion of the EU-Japan summit, taking place today in Tokyo, both parties have announced a milestone agreement in the global race to develop 5G mobile technology. The EU and Japan have agreed to join forces to cope with the increasing need for wireless Internet. 5G represents the way we will connect in the future, it won't just be faster, it will bring totally new functionalities and applications for the benefits of our economies and societies. Read more
In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing several legal actions against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. Read more
The Conclusions of the European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing have just been published by the European Commission (EC). The report is based on the feedback received from the many participants, and organized in a set of actions that the EC will pursue jointly with interested stakeholders in the coming 18 months. Read more
As the number and variety of smartphones and other connected devices keeps growing, the need for radio spectrum grows with it. Cognitive radio technology developed under the EU-funded QOSMOS project could help meet these needs while controlling telecom costs, improving service and driving the development of new markets. Read more
To follow up on the mHealth Green Paper, the European Commission has started paving the way for an industry-led Code of Conduct for mobile health apps. This initiative was presented during an mHealth stakeholder meeting at eHealth Week 2015. Find the results and polls of this meeting here. Read more
A world-leading team of academic researchers and industrial experts from across Europe are celebrating the conclusion of a four year research collaboration tackling the challenges posed by the fastest and most powerful computing systems on the planet. The ParaPhrase project with around €4.2M total cost, from which over €3M comes from EU ICT FP7 fund, brought together academic and industrial experts from across Europe to improve the programmability and performance of modern parallel computing technologies. Read more