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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International Women's Day – say yes to women in tech!

8 March 2017 We celebrate today the successes of women in all walks of life - In the tech sector, we are awarding excellent initiatives driven by diversity.

e-SENS: a vision becomes reality

2 March 2017 A major conference marks the achievements of the e-SENS project which successfully developed the building blocks for cross-border digital public services.
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Taskforce to take Health and Digital policies further

27 February 2017 Putting the citizen at the centre of health and care re-design.The European Commission has set up a task force bringing together technology and health policy makers.
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MEDIA supported films in the spotlight at Berlinale, the Césars and the Oscars

24 February 2017 The 67th edition of the Berlinale Film Festival closed on 19 February, and I am very happy that quite a few movies that received awards have been supported by our MEDIA programme.
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The future of mobility in Europe is connected and automated

23 February 2017 With more than 90% of all car accidents caused by human error, connected and automated driving promises to bring huge safety benefits on our roads.
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The Quantum Technology Flagship takes shape in Malta

22 February 2017 The Quantum Technology (QT) Flagship Intermediate Report, defining the research agenda of the initiative, is out!

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the healthiest of them all?

21 February 2017 The EU SEMEOTICONS Project developed the Wize Mirror, a multisensory, interactive mirror, able to read our face code, discover markers of cardio-metabolic risk, and guide us towards healthy...
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Multilingualism in the Digital Age: a barrier or an opportunity?

20 February 2017 A few years ago, Nelson Mandela nailed the importance of multilingualism in two sentences: "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his...
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The future of robotics and artificial intelligence in Europe

16 February 2017 The European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee recently presented a report on civil law rules on robotics. As there is an increasing public debate about the use of robots and artificial intelligence...

Searching for “the Big Foot”, a not so imaginary beast!

14 February 2017 Software and technologies addressing the challenges of Big Data have flourished in the past decade. How does the BIGFOOT project fit into these developments?