The Digital Single Market blog is a collection of opinion pieces from DG CONNECT, and guest contributions from stakeholders involved in shaping DSM policies. Feel free to comment and share your ideas by participating in the discussions.

You can also read the posts from the Director General of DG CONNECT, Roberto Viola's blog.

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Digital Solutions for Better Health

27 May 2016 It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver – said Mahatma Gandhi.
24785 Thierry VAN DER PYL Thierry VAN DER PYL

Celebrating the billionth connection to eduroam in the name of education and innovation

25 May 2016 Over the years I witnessed with great interest the phenomenal development of federated wifi access through eduroam. In relation to the recent announcement of the one billion connections to eduroam, I...
35407 Miroslav MILINOVIC Miroslav MILINOVIC

The eduroam Billion: from an idea to a global service

24 May 2016 The eduroam® secure worldwide roaming service is celebrating 1 BILLION authentications since the beginning of 2016! Here, we take a look at the idea-to-global service story.
35376 Lorenzo MARCONI Lorenzo MARCONI

A Technology Readiness Level (TRL) dilemma in the Alps

23 May 2016 Should SHERPA focus more on technological development to fulfil short-term end-user expectations or, rather, support a long-term academic vision? What if we don't have to choose?

Quantum Technologies in Europe: perspectives from a pioneering SME in Quantum Sensing

20 May 2016 Europe is launching a €1 billion flagship initiative to spur the emergence of Quantum Technologies and bring them to the marketplace, with the objective to tackle some of the most urging challenges...
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Entering a preparatory phase towards a Quantum Technology Flagship

17 May 2016 The "Quantum Europe: a New Era of Technology" event sets a new ambition for a dynamic Quantum Technology research and innovation ecosystem in Europe
34743 Ernst Herlof KRISTIANSEN Ernst Herlof KRISTIANSEN

One step forward for Digitising European Industry

12 May 2016 The first industry-related initiative of the Digital Single Market comes at the right time and shows a bold political will to support the emerging markets of digital products and services
31813 Alexandru PARASCHIV Alexandru PARASCHIV

How are people reacting to the Populate Project until now?

11 May 2016 Some afterthoughts following the Game Developers Conference from March 2016 held in San Francisco.
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"Digitising European Industry, Standards and Skills", by Lowri Evans and Roberto Viola

1 comment 10 May 2016 Our plan to help European industry, researchers and public authorities to make the best of the digital transformation has been published. Lowri Evans and Roberto Viola share some thoughts on what...
34978 Thomas BÖCK Thomas BÖCK

Potential and Challenges of 21st Century Farming

3 May 2016 Europe is investing in smart technology use and the agricultural sector is one of the driving forces behind these developments. We are fitting our farm machines with smart technology to let them...