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20 May 2015

Delivering better public services through the use of social media?

DSM blog post 1 October 2012 Delivering better public services through the use of social media? In what areas and how could EU action on social media benefit employability, jobs and growth across Europe?--- Posted by Paul Timmers, Director "ICT Addre ...

16 March 2016

Make websites accessible: a proposal and a request

DSM blog post 5 December 2012 Make websites accessible: a proposal and a request You are public procurers, managers of private websites, web developers? Let's do something that makes a difference. Posted by Paul Timmers, Director, Sustainable & S ...

26 April 2013

How to build trust in the Digital World?

How to build trust in the Digital World? 26 April 2013 If you wish to be part of this platform, tell us so and respond to the Call before 24 May 2013. Have you ever thought about how little we know about the technologies we use every day and yet how indis ...

8 June 2015

Demographic change is an opportunity that Europe cannot afford to miss

1 October 2014 Demographic change is an opportunity that Europe cannot afford to miss Today is the International Day of Older Persons and Europe is by far the "oldest" continent in the world. The number of people in Europe aged 65+ will almost d ...

28 May 2015

Together for more Healthy Life Years (HLYs)

28 May 2015 Together for more Healthy Life Years (HLYs) "Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing must benefit our citizens… all of them." The message came out loud and clear from Commissioner Oettinger's keynote speech at the European Summ ...

5 June 2015

Active and healthy ageing: taking innovation to market

4 June 2015 Active and healthy ageing: taking innovation to market Just how inclusive are the innovative technology solutions that we're developing? After reading Jane Wakefield's article on "The Generation that Technology Forgot" one ...

31 July 2015

Subjective Well-being

31 July 2015 Subjective Well-being For those of you not enjoying a well-deserved Summer holiday and still in the office, I want to cheer you up by writing about the well-known concept of "happiness". I briefly touched upon "happiness" ...

1 October 2015

A Europe that Cares – International Day of Older Persons

1 October 2015 A Europe that Cares – International Day of Older Persons Today is the 25th UN International Day of Older Persons. And keeping up with tradition I want to use my blog to highlight this day. Beyond the fact that we're all getting a year ...

2 March 2016

Connected & Automated Driving: Telecom & Automotive Industries Join Forces at Mobile World Congress 2016

26 February 2016 Connected & Automated Driving: Telecom & Automotive Industries Join Forces at Mobile World Congress 2016 During the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, senior executives from more than 20 major players in the telecommunication and ...

10 May 2017

Cybersecurity prospects: top experts share their insights

21 September 2016 Cybersecurity prospects: top experts share their insights The Dutch Presidency of the European Council organised in May 2016 a foresight meeting of top-level experts in cybersecurity, the results of which are now available in a report. C ...

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