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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.

Magnus FRANKLIN
Data may be the new oil but for the wells of data to continue flowing, citizens need a bedrock of privacy where their information is safe. At the Digital Assembly, the European Commission's...
Miguel GONZALEZ-SANCHO
Regions, industry and users unite around a shared vision on how digital innovation can transform health and care in Europe.
Thomas SKORDAS
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa have received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016, for their landmark contribution to nanotechnology. All three laureates are former...
Marta NAGY-ROTHENGASS
How do European countries use open data? Who are the trend setters? And what impact does open data have on our economy & society? Our latest report looked at Open Data Maturity and Readiness.
Roberto VIOLA
On both sides of the Atlantic, we are in regular dialogues. These are important, but what we also need is more collaboration and joint efforts. Collaboration brings scale, standards, and progress.
Gail KENT
Networking and information sessions, workshops, awards – all you need to know about the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 funding, in one place.
Thomas SKORDAS
The Future and Emerging Technology Programme proves once more its value in stimulating farsighted research as INTRINSIC-ID, one of its former participant, wins the Innovation Radar Prize.
Claire BURY
With less than two weeks until the annual Code Week, events are popping up on the map as we speak. Last week it was the Code Week Open Debate.
Pearse O'DONOHUE
We are moving towards the coordinated deployment of commercial, 5th Generation communication services in Europe by 2020. What have we done so far and what's next?
Roberto VIOLA
What will the Internet of the future look like? Which building blocks will it need in 2025, to deliver the most economic and societal value? Europe kicks off a new and ambitious initiative on the...

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