Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


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
From 29/06/2015 to 02/07/2015
Paris, France
The EUCNC is the key annual event for showcasing EU funded research and innovation, as well as for presenting the latest developments in this area. This year's theme will be "5G, Shaping the Vision". Register before May 29th to benefit from early bird registration fees. Read more
Scientists have created underwater robot swarms that function like schools of fish, exchanging information to monitor the environment, searching, maintaining, exploring and harvesting resources in underwater habitats. The EU supported COCORO project explored and developed collective cognition in autonomous robots in a rich set of 10 experimental demonstrators, which are shown in 52 videos. Read more
The European Summit of Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing took place in Brussels on March 9 and 10. Over 1400 visitors swamped the Brussels Square meeting centre, took part in over 32 sessions, workshops, sandpits and the Pioneer Village with its 20 exhibition booths. More than 20 start-ups presented themselves in the speakers' corner. Exhibitors and participants blogged and tweeted. Businesses found customers, researchers met with consumers, patients with service-providers and visitors had encounters with robots. The summit attracted new categories of partners: investors, including social investors, but also representatives of the construction and tourism sector as well as designers joined the event to seize the European potential of the Silver Economy. Read more
Following its concerns regarding RRT's proposed analysis of the wholesale market for fixed call termination in Lithuania, the European Commission has launched a Phase II investigation in order to further assess the appropriateness of the proposed market definition (which does not seem to be defined in accordance with EU telecom rules and competition law principles), as well as the proposed price control regulation (which does not seem to be set at a cost level reflecting the costs of an efficient operator). Read more
Check out the detailed programme and discover the speakers and topics of the upcoming CoP plenary meeting! Read more
50 civil society groups create a new network to protect citizens', workers' and consumers' rights. Read more
This day-long event includes Tapani Piha (European Commission, Directorate General for Health and Food Safety), Petra Wilson (International Diabetes Federation) and Paul Coebergh van den Braak (Philips) who will share their perspectives on personal connected health. Read more