Digital Single Market
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about Digital champions

Les Ateliers des Tanneurs, Rue des Tanneurs 60A, 1000 Marolles; Belgium
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
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
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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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
The Digital Champions (DC) Expert Group held its 9th meeting on 17-18 June. The group were briefed and exchanged views on the Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy and on DSM governance. Read more
Brussels, Rond-Point Schuman, 12
On June 11, under the chairmanship of the Belgian Digital Champion, Saskia Van Uffelen, all those interested to learn and discuss the EU and Belgian digital strategies are invited to gather over lunchtime (12h00-14h30). Read more
The Digital Champions (DC) Expert Group held its 8th meeting in Brussels on 25 February. The group exchanged views with VP A. Ansip and Commissioner G. H. Oettinger and were briefed on the Juncker investment plan, internet governance and Latvian Presidency priorities. Read more
39 representatives of the EU Code Week Ambassadors met on 30 September 2014. The purpose of the meeting was to enable Code Week Ambassadors to share best practices, network, fine-tune activities for EU Code Week 11-17 October, discuss how to get more girls interested in coding, explore how to make the EU Code Week initiative sustainable as well as to meet Vice-President Neelie Kroes. Read more
This guide details the objectives, principles and policies and identifies the necessary decisions for the further expansion of NGA (Next Generation Access) in Germany. These goals and measures for the development of high-speed networks form a core component of the Digital Agenda of the Federal Government in the field of digital infrastructures. Read more
With the adoption of the Digital Agenda, the federal government has defined an important component of the economic and innovation policy. The Digital Agenda identifies the digital policy approach of the Federal Government and bundles activities in seven key action areas. The Digital Agenda will be implemented together with economic and social partners, civil society and academia. An important role is played by the National IT Summit. It will have to be refocused on the core areas of the Digital Agenda. Read more