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From 15/02/2017 to 15/02/2017
The 11th meeting of the Digital Champions took place in the margins of the Digital Assembly in Bratislava Read more
From 14/02/2017 to 14/02/2017
The 12th meeting of the Digital Champions took place in the margins of the Digital Skills and Jobs Conference in Brussels, on the 2nd of December, 2016. Read more
From 29/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
We are living through challenging times when the mission of the European project needs to be reinvented. If we want a prosperous digital Europe, we cannot wait with ambitious actions. The Digital Single Market is definitely one of the key European policy initiatives and can become an engine for prosperity. However, to achieve an ultimate vision of the interconnected and innovative Europe, we need to put a lot of effort into the digital transformation of our continent. Read more
From 10/03/2016 to 10/03/2016
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Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research and Innovation, and Saskia van Uffelen, Belgian Digital Champion, will hold a dialogue with Brussels-based citizens to highlight and foster the participation of women in innovation. Read more
From 11/12/2015 to 11/12/2015
The Digital Champions call upon Ministers of the EU Member States to tackle the cross-cutting issue of the digital skills gap in the face of a fast-changing world and the rapid digitisation of Europe. Read more
From 24/11/2015 to 24/11/2015
The Digital Champions Expert Group met for the 10th time on 20-22 October 2015. The group discussed the Digital Single Market with Commissioner G H Oettinger and DG CONNECT Director-General Roberto Viola. Read more
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From 20/11/2015 to 20/11/2015
Cyprus has just launched a national coalition for digital skills and jobs in support of the European Commission’s call for action within the Grand Coalition. The coalition is addressing the shortage in digital skills and the future anticipated mismatching of unfilled ICT-related vacancies across Europe. Read more
Photo of Mrs. Kroes speaking at Davos
From 22/01/2014 to 22/01/2014
Leading European tech start-ups have tabled a manifesto for Europe's national leaders, and with the support of European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, the EU is launching at Davos a new think-tank and a new pan-European platform to pave the ground for the development of global champions from Europe. Read more
Lars Frelle Petersen
From 22/11/2013 to 22/11/2013

Lars Frelle-Petersen, Head of the Danish Agency for Digitisation and the Digital Champion of Denmark, is enthusiastically pursuing the development of a digitalized postal system both for public institutions and private companies.

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From 20/11/2013 to 20/11/2013

Since July 2013 Francesco Caio has been the Digital Champion of Italy and, at the same time, the Italian Government Commissioner for the implementation of the Italian Digital Agenda. Nicknamed "Mr Digital Agenda" in his country, Francesco Caio believes that investment in broadband technology is essential to achieve the objectives of the Digital Agenda

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