The benefits of the Single Market through the development of the Digital Market will not just boost Europe’s home-gown technology business to compete with giant firms but it will also bring benefits and a higher degree of efficiency to the European citizens
Interested parties, such as representatives of network operators, service providers, users, consumers, manufacturers, trade unions, third countries and international organisations, are invited to a short debriefing session following the Communications Committee (COCOM) meeting on wednesday 23 November 2016.
Need some training or assistance on how to use innovation procurement to address energy related challenges? Interested to learn about EU funding for innovation procurements in the energy sector? Attend the energy workshop organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative (eafip).
Within less than a decade, most economic activities will strongly depend on digital ecosystems integrating big data solutions. The Commission has recognised the importance of the data economy in the Digital Single Market Strategy as a catalyst for economic growth. Under the third pillar of the DSM Strategy (‘‘Maximising the growth potential of the Digital Economy’’) the Commission is working on a "Building a European Data Economy" initiative to tackle the emerging challenges in the European Data Economy.
The attached document contains the minutes of the joint meeting of the Commission Member State expert group on re-use of public sector information and its sub-group on Open Data portals of 5 October 2016.
The attached presentation slides informed participants of the European Commission expert group on re-use of public sector information (PSI Group) about the state of transposition of Directive 2013/37/EU amending Directive 2003/98/EC on the re-use of public sector information at their meeting of 5 October 2016.
In the context of the initiative “Building a European Data Economy”, the European Commission is examining restrictions to the free flow of data inside the EU and potential barriers to an efficient use and re-use of data across borders and across business sectors. The European Commission (DG CONNECT) organised a high-level conference with a view of obtaining insights from stakeholders in different business sectors, deepening its understanding on emerging business models and on challenges and opportunities of data-driven innovation. The report is now available.
The attached document contains presentation slides on the French Digital Republic Bill, a presentation by Claire-Marie Foulquier-Gazagnes of the French government's modernisation portal at the joint meeting of the Commission Member States expert group on re-use of public sector information and its sub-group on Open Data portals on 5 October 2016.