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Khalil Rouhana

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DG CONNECT, Components and Systems
European Commission

Khalil Rouhana is Deputy Director General in DG CONNECT with responsibility for policies for digital economy and society and notably for research, innovation and industrial strategies, digital solution for societal challenges and governments as well as cybersecurity.

He was previously Director of "Digital Industry" and "Digital content & cognitive systems" in CONNECT (ex- DG INFSO).

Before that, Mr Rouhana was Head of Unit "Strategy for ICT Research & Innovation" in DG INFSO.

Mr Rouhana holds a Master of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Supelec (FR). Before joining the European Commission, he was a.o. Director of a school of engineering (Grande Ecole) in the Paris region, France.

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The Quantum Technology (QT) Flagship Intermediate Report, defining the research agenda of the initiative, is out!
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500 people met to discuss how to make European industry digital and fit for future. The event stressed the need for EU-level cooperation and the importance of digital know-how and skills for the jobs of the future.
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I’m looking forward to the first edition of the yearly Stakeholder Forum for the Digitising European Industry initiative. It will take place in Essen at the end of January. For the first time we will discuss with a large public an initiative which is going to shape the future of Europe for many years to come. If you are interested in the industry of tomorrow you should be there, and I invite you to register now.
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Last week was Japan week for us. Several events took place showing the depth and breadth of EU-Japan cooperation in the development of the digital economy and society.
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Joining forces with the regions for a strong industrial base in the European Member States
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The unparalleled rate of innovation in nanoelectronics is based on a long tradition of cooperation and competition, involving the whole ecosystem, large, medium sized and small companies, institutional and academic research.