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The Digital Single Market Blog


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.

Roberto VIOLA
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.
Roberto VIOLA
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.
The Quantum Technology (QT) Flagship Intermediate Report, defining the research agenda of the initiative, is out!
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...
Roberto VIOLA
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...
Roberto VIOLA
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...
Software and technologies addressing the challenges of Big Data have flourished in the past decade. How does the BIGFOOT project fit into these developments?
Claire BURY
On Saturday the 11th February we celebrate the International Day of Women in Science, so this is a perfect time to give you an update on what the European Commission is doing for women in tech.
500 people met to discuss how to make European industry digital and fit for future. The event stressed the need for EU-level cooperation and the importance of digital know-how and skills for the jobs...
Claire BURY
On 1 December 2016, we launched the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition as one of the ten initiatives in the New Skills Agenda. The Coalition brings together Member States, companies, social partners,...