Europe’s strength is its skilled workforce and professional expertise. To ensure its future as a major economy, Europe needs to combine entrepreneurship with an increased focus on knowledge capital, write Nima Sanandaji and Per Strömbäck.
EXCLUSIVE / The Syriza-led government is determined to put Greece's TV landscape in order, despite its top court’s conclusion that a relevant media law is unconstitutional, Greece’s Minister of State Nikos Pappas told EurActiv.com.
Senior Greek judges ruled on Wednesday (26 October) an auction of TV licences held by the left-led government in September was flawed, throwing into disarray a crusade by authorities to shake up an unregulated broadcasting sector.
The European Commission wants to step up European companies' role in the space industry by making it easier to access data from satellites, which the executive hopes will help increasingly data-dependent areas like car manufacturing and agriculture.
A discussion on algorithmic accountability and transparency is missing from Europe’s digital economy framework. Citizens need assurances that machines are treating them fairly, writes Liisa Jaakonsaari.
Mobile telecoms operators across Europe could be allowed to charge each other higher fees for keeping customers connected when they travel abroad, under a Spanish proposal to help firms recoup their costs when roaming charges are abolished.
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker must operate in a participative democracy if he wants to carve a proper plan to re-launch the European construction. That is true also for the media, Edwy Plenel said in an interview with EurActiv.com.
The Digital Single Market may offer China some inspiration for adopting an electronic world trade platform that can tear down national borders and boost international e-commerce, writes Luigi Gambardella.
The European Commission has been coaxing EU countries to improve technology education in an effort to cut unemployment and help companies as they rely more on internet-connected programmes and machines.
EXCLUSIVE / National healthcare systems should embrace the digital era and use Health Technology Assessment (HTA) to become truly sustainable and cost-effective, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EurActiv.com in an interview.
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled today (19 October) that Germany's government may collect and save the log data of visitors to its websites, in order for it to better resist hackers. EurActiv Germany reports.
Realpolitik is often defined as the use of down to earth politics rather than ethical or idealistic objectives. It could be argued that space policy has now reached a realpolitik orbit, writes Didier Schmitt.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are a focal point in shaping enterprise policy in the EU. The European Commission considers SMEs and entrepreneurship as key to ensuring economic growth, innovation, job creation and social integration, writes Franc Bogovič.
The twitter account of Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders was hacked yesterday (18 October), his ministry said, just hours after EU ministers failed to agree on a trade deal with Canada due to opposition by Belgium.
Companies that lobbied to water down new EU rules that will make it harder to export some technology products are worried the MEP in charge of the controversial bill will be “anti-trade” and double down on the European Commission's controversial plans.
The Ministry for Information Society and Telecommunications of Montenegro has announced that several important websites were targeted by cyber-attacks on Sunday (16 October), the day of the country's parliamentary elections.
Europe faces some daunting challenges – an aging population, sluggish growth, an influx of migrants and refugees – yet in the age of data-driven innovation, it also has powerful new tools to help address them, writes Nick Wallace.
German industries have urged caution when the European Commission presents its free flow of data initiative next month, warning that excessive open data requirements risk exposing trade secrets and chilling investments in the digital economy.