Digital

Cybersecurity 19-10-2017

Europe’s cybersecurity agenda

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During his annual State of the Union address in September, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced a massive overhaul of EU cybersecurity policies. EURACTIV.com reports on the latest EU initiatives.

Future of mobility 17-10-2017

Where will big data drive European transport?

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Click here to download this Special Report. This week, EURACTIV reports from the European Transport Forum in Brussels, where stakeholders gather to discuss how big data will transform today’s transport and to assess the associated challenges and risks.

02-10-2017

EU law goes digital

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Legal practitioners have so far stayed relatively immune from the digital revolution. But the situation is starting to evolve as technology issues enter the courtroom – from privacy protection to company law.

26-06-2017

Cross-border business in the digital era

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Online platforms are changing the face of business, allowing millions of consumers to benefit from the advantages of e-commerce. 

Agrifood 20-03-2017

EU farming getting smarter

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The European Union is exploring ways of helping its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) enter the digital era after 2020.

#Media4EU 20-03-2017

#Media4EU: Can innovation beat the crises facing the EU and media?

The #Media4EU editorial series interviewed more than 30 media experts from six countries about the parallel between the crises facing the sector and those facing Europe itself, as well as ways to foster better cooperate.

Health 15-03-2017

Biotechnology in Europe

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Biotechnology could help patients across Europe gain access to innovative therapies, for example, against rare diseases. Proponents of bio-medicines also claim that precision therapy, because it is more efficient, will ease the burden on member states’ ailing healthcare systems.

27-02-2017

MWC17: The power behind the tech revolution

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The Mobile World Congress, to be held in Barcelona from 27 February to 2 March, will bring together industry representatives, regulators and politicians to discuss current challenges and future opportunities posed by the digital revolution.

Health 05-12-2016

European Accessibility Act

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Debate about policies in favour of people with disabilities has climbed up a notch on the agenda with the publication in December of new European Commission proposals for a European Accessibility Act.

20-06-2016

Big data meets politics

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Politicians across Europe often look suspiciously at the "big data" revolution as a trend imported from the US, which encroaches on their privacy. But others are also surfing the wave and see a multitude of areas where big data analytics can support decision-making – and sometimes also help politicians win an election.

Energy 13-06-2016

Consumers, regulators and energy efficiency in buildings

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Saving energy consumption in buildings will play a key part in Europe’s transition to a clean, secure and efficient energy system.

06-06-2016

How will big data change insurance?

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The systematic collection and treatment of large amounts of (private) digital data is transforming the insurance industry, raising new legal issues for policymakers along the way. From health to car insurance, EURACTIV.com provides an overview of the challenges and regulatory initiatives at European level.

What’s driving Europe’s digital transformation?

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This week, EURACTIV reports on Europe’s uphill battle to make the fourth industrial revolution a reality, from education to industry, from smart cities to health.

EURACTIV Special Report - Mobile World Congress 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016

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This week, EURACTIV reports from Barcelona's World Mobile Congress on the latest developments on 5G and broadband.

EU Code Week 2015

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EU Code Week raises awareness about a skill that will only become more influential as time passes. Coding is the language of computers – when you learn it, you will be able to create software, websites, and apps.

04-05-2015

Media freedom and innovations

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On World Press Freedom Day, EURACTIV looks at the underlying trends in the industry and whether the unfolding digital revolution is helping or undermining media freedom.

European Business Summit 2015

EURACTIV has been a Knowledge Partner of EBS since its launch in 2000. This year's edition will focus on how the industry and the society are impacted by digitalisation, the driving force behind the fourth industrial revolution.

20-04-2015

EU policies and the insurance sector

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Insurers are the largest institutional investors in Europe. However, the sector continues to reflect the broader fragmentation of the EU market for financial services.

Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress

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Beyond smartwatches and underwater television, real innovation is waiting for new 5G technology to be unleashed. Its groundwork was laid out by policymakers and telecoms players during the Barcelona event.

Digital Single Market
09-01-2015

Digital single market

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Andrus Ansip, the European Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, says he will launch a new digital strategy this Spring, including milestones and methods for monitoring progress in the member states.

The Demise of Cash?
Euro & Finance 17-11-2014

The demise of cash?

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A boom in payment-enabled smartphone manufacture and the entry of key phone and finance players into the mobile wallets market has made 2014 a watershed year, as the tide turns against the future use of cash.