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.

934 Thomas SKORDAS Thomas SKORDAS

Celebrating Future and Emerging Technologies

5 October 2016 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.
33722 Claire BURY Claire BURY

Code Week EU – keep up the momentum

3 October 2016 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.
27480 Pearse O'DONOHUE Pearse O'DONOHUE

Shifting gear in the drive for deployment of 5G networks in Europe

30 September 2016 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?
28994 Roberto VIOLA Roberto VIOLA

Next Generation Internet: The Internet of humans

26 September 2016 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...

Cybersecurity prospects: top experts share their insights

21 September 2016 The Dutch Presidency of the European Council organised in May 2016 a foresight meeting of top-level experts in cybersecurity, the results of which are now available in a report.
934 Thomas SKORDAS Thomas SKORDAS

The Human Brain Project and the Graphene Flagships are moving ahead to the next stage of their 10-Year Voyage

12 September 2016 The two Future and Emerging Technologies Flagships of Horizon 2020, The Human Brain Project and Graphene, have recently received additional funding from the European Commission for the next 2 years...
28994 Roberto VIOLA Roberto VIOLA

Convergence in action – an interesting demo in Finland

5 September 2016 As EU citizens are viewing audio-visual content not only on TV sets, but also on tablets and smartphones, our traditional distribution systems need to rise to the challenge of delivering an ever...
23322 Gerard DE GRAAF Gerard DE GRAAF

28 000 votes send 16 innovators to Innovation Radar Finale

1 September 2016 The public's decision is in! From a longlist of 40 dynamic European innovators, people have chosen the 16 who will now compete in Innovation Radar Prize final. Come and meet them at the ICT...
36657 Rosemarijn LOOIJE Rosemarijn LOOIJE

Robot Charlie supports children with diabetes

18 August 2016 PAL: A social robot and its avatar provide support via a mHealth solution to children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) and their parents. Personal goals are set together with health care...
24384 Arthur VAN DER WEES Arthur VAN DER WEES

In IoT We Trust: Technology, Interoperability, Security, Privacy & Usability in the Hyper-Connected World

16 August 2016 Technology changes the world at a fast pace. Internet, digital services and cloud computing are and the living proof at a massive scale. Internet of Things technologies accelerates this process even...