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From 08/07/2016 to 08/07/2016
In a joint blogpost, Dutch Minister Henk Kamp and Commissioner Günther H. Oettinger thank Professor Jürgen Mlynek for accepting to chair the committee driving the Quantum Technology Flagship preparatory phase. The composition of the group will be announced in the coming weeks once the selection procedure is completed. Read more
From 08/07/2016 to 08/07/2016
Brussels, Belgium
This Info Day will help the participants find out essential information on the call topics in the 2017 Work Programme of Societal Challenge 1 'Health, demographic change and wellbeing'. On the day before, the 7th of July, there will be a partnering event to network and find potential partners for applying for funding together. Deadline to subscribe is 2 June. Read more
From 08/07/2016 to 08/07/2016
A Collaboration Ecosystem enabling EU Creative SMEs to exchange multi-media content and create multi-plot, interactive Apps for Children, curated according to Reader ability and educational value Read more
From 07/07/2016 to 07/07/2016
The MOSAIC2B project, Cinema-in-a-backpack introduces the innovative concept of mobile edutainment via low cost cloud computing facilities. This project has delivered edutainment services to rural villages with limited IT infrastructure of South Africa. Cinema-in-a-backpack has also boosted local and digital economy by formulating new business models in which ambitious citizens become mobile cinema operators. Read more
 Italy's ultra-broadband plan for 2016-2022
From 07/07/2016 to 07/07/2016
The European Commission has found Italy's high-speed broadband plan, with a budget of about EUR 4 billion, to be in line with EU state aid rules. The scheme will bring fast internet access to areas where it is currently not available, without unduly distorting competition. Read more
European Investment Project Portal
From 07/07/2016 to 07/07/2016
Project promoters can register a project (min. EUR 10 million) in the EIPP and reach out to a large network of international investors. This portal brings in investors looking for opportunities in broadband and other infrastructures (energy efficiency, transport, healthcare, renewable energy) or in SMEs financing. The EIPP boosts visibility of EU investment by providing a central, harmonised & structured platform. Read more
B-DAY
From 07/07/2016 to 07/07/2016
This year, the annual B-Day conference will investigate whether going for Gigabit connectivity ("Going Giga") is a must or a choice! Don’t miss it - further details and the conference programme will be updated on the Broadband Europe pages of the digital Single Market Website. Save the date in your agenda! Read more
From 07/07/2016 to 07/07/2016
The Community of Practice for better self- and co-regulation (the CoP) met for the seventh time to discuss SRCR aspects within new initiatives set by the European Commission and explore how to ensure the best possible SRCR practice across the EU. Read more
From 07/07/2016 to 07/07/2016
Günther H. Oettinger welcomed the 5G Manifesto presented by key players in the telecoms industry and sectors which will use 5G technologies and services in the future. The manifesto is a valuable input for the 5G Action Plan that will be presented in September, together with the proposal for the review of the telecom regulatory framework. Read more
From 06/07/2016 to 06/07/2016
The European Parliament's plenary adopted today the Directive on Security of Network and Information Systems. A list of related questions and answers is available on the press release. Read more

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