The Digital Single Market strategy aims to open up digital opportunities for people and businesses and enhance Europe's position as a world leader in the digital economy.
Boosting European digital industry
Digitising European Industry aims at ensuring that businesses, SMEs and non-tech industries can benefit from digital innovations to create a higher value chain. This strategy links national & regional initiatives and boosts investment.
Building a European data economy
The European data economy uses the potential of digital data to benefit the economy and society to its best. It addresses barriers that impede the free flow of data to achieve a European single market.
Improving connectivity and access
The European Commission's improves access and connectivity for citizens by ending roaming charges, ensuring open internet and telecoms regulations. It aims to boost productivity for businesses by strengthening broadband and wireless connectivity across Europe.
Investing in network technologies
The European Commission drives European Research, Technology & Innovation initiatives that enable future technologies, software, services and networks. 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud computing are drivers for a Next Generation Internet delivery more to people and the economy.
Advancing in digital science and infrastructures
The Digital Single Market strategy endorses open science and open access to
scientific results. The objective is to provide European science, industry
and public authorities with excellent digital infrastructure - supercomputing
and data storage.
Supporting media and digital culture
The Commission's approach on culture and media wants to promote a coherent approach on media policies, covering legislation on audio visual media services and preserving cultural heritage.
Creating a digital society
The European Commission aims for an inclusive digital society which benefits from the digital single market. Building smarter cities, improving access to e-government, e-health services and digital skills will enable a truly digital European society.
Strengthening trust and security
The European Commission's initiatives improve security while surfing the web and enhances trust and inclusion. It boosts the overall level of cybersecurity and fosters digital privacy in Europe.