The Connect University will kick off its 2021 thematic summer school programme dedicated to Digital for our planet with a special introductory session on “A European perspective on the role of digital in accelerating the transition to a green economy”, exploring the way digitalisation can help sustainability and how digital innovation and solutions can contribute to tackle climate change.
In discussion with European Broadband Competence Offices, this workshop will address key connectivity challenges faced by Europe's Outermost Regions, exploring ways to overcome them.
The Commission has launched 11 new European Partnerships together with industry, to boost investments in research and innovation and to overcome major climate and sustainability challenges, towards making Europe the first climate neutral economy and delivering on the European Green Deal. In line with the goals of the ‘twin' green and digital transition, the Partnerships will also deliver on the EU's digital ambitions for the next decade, Europe's Digital Decade.
As the CEF2 Digital Work Programme is currently being finalised, the European Commission invites members of the European Broadband Competence Offices Network to attend a special workshop on CEF2 Digital and 5G Communities and share their perspectives on the topic.
Leading the Digital Decade is a two-day online event focused on Europe’s digital transformation towards 2030.What should the future of digital in Europe be? What should our 2030 goals be when it comes to digital transformation? How can we make sure we meet our objectives? These are the main questions that Leading the Digital Decade aims to answer.
The IDIH Week will focus on international cooperation on Active and Healthy Ageing in the digital world with key strategic partners
This event introduced the Digital Maturity Tool, which will be used to measure the impact of the network of European Digital Innovation Hubs. The discussion focused on the need to use tools which are free to use, simple to understand for the SME and with a very low overhead.
On 1 and 2 June 2021, the European Commission and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union will host the Digital Assembly, which this year will be dedicated to Europe's Digital Decade. This high-level event will focus on the EU targets for 2030 for the Digital Decade and on the Digital Europe Programme, a new €7.5 billion funding programme for the deployment of European digital projects.
As a follow-up to its Digital Decade Communication of 9 March, the Commission is launching a public consultation on the formulation of a set of principles to promote and uphold EU values in the digital space. The consultation, open until 2 September, seeks to open a wide societal debate and gather views from citizens, non-governmental and civil society organisations, businesses, administrations and all interested parties. These principles will guide the EU and Member States in designing digital rules and regulations that deliver the benefits of digitalisation for all citizens.
Join in and discover this year's virtual Europe Day: explore a virtual Berlaymont, find out about the work of other Institutions, Services, and Directorates-General, and and see what’s going on around Europe to mark #EuropeDay celebrations.
Today, at the online Digital Day 2021, Ministers representing EU Member States signed three Declarations to pool efforts and resources to promote international connectivity, incentivise the rollout of clean digital technologies and improve the regulatory environment for start-ups and scale-ups. These tangible commitments will help accelerate Europe’s green and digital transformation and will contribute to the vision and goals of Europe's Digital Decade.
The European Commission welcomes the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) proposal, worth €33.7 billion, as part of the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027.
The Commission recently presented a vision, targets and avenues for a successful digital transformation of Europe by 2030. This is also critical to achieve the transition towards a climate neutral, circular and resilient economy. The EU's ambition is to be digitally sovereign in an open and interconnected world, and to pursue digital policies that empower people and businesses to seize a human centred, sustainable and more prosperous digital future. This includes addressing vulnerabilities and dependencies as well as accelerating investment.