Digital Agenda for Europe
A Europe 2020 Initiative


The project LEXNET, partially funded by the European Commission between 2012 and 2015, has concentrated its efforts on the development of effective mechanisms to reduce 50%, at least, of the public exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) without compromising the quality of service. This project replies to the public concern about the hypothetical health risks resulting from the devices which use EMF and radiofrequency (RF). Read more
From 01/12/2015 to 02/12/2015
Maison du Savoir, Luxembourg
This event is organised by the Luxembourg State IT Centre in the context of Luxembourg’s presidency of the Council of the European Union. It brings together eGovernment professionals from very diverse backgrounds and from all over Europe. Read more
From 25/11/2015 to 07/12/2015
This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex-ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR. Read more
STORK 2.0, the pan-European Project fostering citizens’ and business mobility in Europe through cross-border authentication and identification (eID) ended in September 2015. Read more
At the webinar, the European Commission wants to explain and reinforce the need of collaboration of on-going projects in eInfrastructure, in particular in the areas of integration of data, computing services, and transversal services. Read more
The results from the 2nd RoCKIn Challenges are now available with Homer taking the prestigious best team award. No remote control was allowed as the robots had to perform complex task without any interference from the human team members. Read more
This report, published by the EU-funded eStandards project, sets the stage for a policy dialog on the roadmap for standardization for large-scale eHealth deployment. The report notes that "there is an urgent need for standards and profiles to support large-scale eHealth deployment in a way that balances cost, quality, and access." Read more
The Digital4Science platform was launched in September 2015 to build bridges between scientists, citizens and policy-makers. It allows you to conduct and be part of interactions with scientists, technologists, researchers and innovators. Since its launch, the Digital4Science platform has seen the opening of 18 discussions on European e-infrastructures. Read more
From 23/02/2016 to 24/02/2016
CEA, Grenoble, France
Listen to state-of-the-art research, industry representatives giving their view on graphene in biosensor and implant applications. Building on these presentations, there will be moderated group discussions with the possibility of representatives across industry sectors to interact with each other as well as with researchers. The aim is to strengthen collaboration throughout the value chain from researchers, to component, system producers and end-users. Registration is open until 7 February. Read more
The Digital Champions Expert Group met for the 10th time on 20-22 October 2015. The group discussed the Digital Single Market with Commissioner G H Oettinger and DG CONNECT Director-General Roberto Viola. Read more
A new section within the Joinup Open Government community is devoted to discussing the draft outputs and results of an ongoing study on the new generation of eGovernment services and how can the public sector become an agent of innovation through ICT. Read more
From 01/02/2016 to 05/02/2016
Startup Europe's next activity is Startup Europe Week, a bottom up movement that aims to set up a meetup in every single region of Europe to inform startups about the available support and resources both at local and EU level. Read more
This workshop will share the results of the study, “Economic and Social Impact of Repurposing the 700 MHz band for Wireless Broadband Services in the European Union” which is being conducted for the European Commission by LS telcom and VVA. It will offer a platform for stakeholders to provide feedback on the findings of the study. Read more
Discover how EU companies are putting big data to use. Join the webinar on 26th November on the uptake of big data by European business. Read more
Robot Care Systems, the company behind LEA, has won the prestigious Herman Wijffels prize in the Netherlands, which comes with a €30.000 reward. LEA is a care robot disguised as a rollator that provides a number of fully autonomous functions. It can assist the elderly person with getting out of bed or chair, with walking or with holding a cup. It monitors the daily routine such as the taking of medicine or of food and drink. LEA is also the tender that has won a pan-European Pre-Commercial Procurement under the EU-funded project Silver. Read more
From 23/11/2015 to 07/12/2015
This publication is made pursuant to Article 124.1 (b) of the Rules of Application of the Financial Regulation that provides for an ex-ante publication on the Institutions' websites of contracts with a value up to 60.000 EUR. Read more
Plants can do something that until now no one thought them capable of – they can learn: two scientists engaged in Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) projects discussed the brilliance of plants with the BBC World Service. Read more
EC premises, Rue Van Maerlant (salle VML02), Brussels
Following the success of the last two workshops, the European Commission's DG Connect organises a third workshop on the EU eGovernment Action Plan. One of the main purposes of this meeting will be to present the stakeholder engagement platform. Read more
RADIO is a Horizon 2020 action started on April 2015 to develop an Ambient Assisted Living solution that integrates robotic and home automation technologies. The RADIO Home is designed to support independent living of elderly population. Three academic partners, three SMEs and three clinical partners, led by the National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos” (Greece), cooperate to develop the RADIO ecosystem and to pilot the system in two clinical sites (Italy, Spain) and several home environments (Greece). Read more
The EU-funded EMPOWER project has developed prototype web and mobile applications that allow diabetic patients not only to contribute to their own healthcare but also to be more in control of their disease. Read more