Digital

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10-07-2017

MEP Michał Boni on 5G, Gigabit Society and digital regulations

Polish MEP Michał Boni believes technologies evolve much faster than legislation. This means that we need rules that are adjusted to suit the reality of the situation.

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03-07-2017

MEP van Nistelrooij on Gigabit Society and digital challenges

MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij argues that the EU has fallen behind Silicon Valley in the last ten years, but has now a "unique possibility" to grow stronger during the Trump period, if telecoms legislation is successfully modernised.

Brexit 30-06-2017

Tweets of the Week: Google fine, DUP deal, and equality in Germany

Welcome to EU Tweets. This week it’s Google in a pickle, Theresa May looking fickle and opposition to gay marriage in Germany slowing to a trickle.

28-06-2017

The EU’s FinTech strategy: Can Europe compete globally?

2017 will be a pivotal year for FinTech. The European Commission recently published a consultation and the European Parliament voted on its own initiative report in May. Both initiatives will input into an EU FinTech strategy expected by the end of the year.

27-06-2017

Yellow Academy: Take your association #OneStepAhead with social media

EURACTIV’s Yellow Academy is a series of workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.

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19-06-2017

Orgalime’s Vision: Technology for the World, Manufactured in Europe

A digital revolution is happening in manufacturing: the combination of connected digital technologies and data analytics is unlocking new opportunities and creating jobs and growth.

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08-05-2017

European Digital Single Market review

Stakeholders, including country representatives, consumer advocates and digital economy players rate Europe's Digital Single Market proposals using emojis ahead of the European Commission releasing its DSM midterm review.

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03-05-2017

Companies need to cooperate globally in an open world

EUREKA Chairman and CDTI Director-General Francisco Marín on
internationalisation, open innovation, equity funding - and how EUREKA can
support innovative companies through its various instruments.

28-04-2017

Yellow Academy: Staying Relevant in the EU Policy Space

EURACTIV’s Yellow Academy is a series of workshops on EU lobbying and communication with a strong focus on case studies.

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25-04-2017

Luukas Ilves on the Digital Priorities for the Estonian Presidency

It is clear, first of all, that we have a lot of work to do on the Digital Single Market legislative files.

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Agrifood 24-04-2017

Making precision farming mainstream

"Precision farming is a farm-management concept that should and must be available to all farmers who are committed to developing a sustainable and responsible agriculture sector” says Yara’s CEO, Svein Tore Holsether.

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14-04-2017

The SSIX project explained

We all like to express our opinions online about products, brands, and politicians. When public opinion sways, it can make or break a company or public figure.

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Digital Transformation in the Global Era: New Skills for Jobs and Growth
31-03-2017

Digital transformation in the global era: New skills for jobs and growth

As the pace of technology continues to advance, tech figures, app developers, education, industry and public policy leaders gathered in Brussels to find out how businesses can make the most of the mobile economy.

Politics 29-03-2017

The Presidency debate: Europe’s security

Europe is facing many security challenges. The Maltese Presidency has made it a priority.

29-03-2017

Boosting e-commerce in the EU: drivers and barriers

E-commerce sales have been the main growth engine of the retail sector over recent years. However, according to the European Commission 75% of the Europeans use the Internet on a regular basis, while only 15% shop online from another country and only 7% of SMEs sell cross-border.

Politics 28-03-2017

Corina Cretu: ‘Cohesion policy more needed than ever’

The only policy which has direct links with regional authorities, with citizens, is the cohesion policy, and this is why it is more necessary than ever, says Corina Crețu, the European Commissioner for Regional Policy.

23-03-2017

Regulating digital services

The draft European Electronic Communication Code (EECC) aims to adapt end-user protection to the digital era and ensure that telecoms rules focus on the sector’s specific needs.

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06-03-2017

Sébastien Soriano, 2017 BEREC chair and president on EECC: Regulators’ priorities in 2017

Sébastien Soriano discusses the main priorities for regulators in 2017 with respect to the new Electronic Communications Code, as EU institutions line-up to deliver increased benefits to Europeans.

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27-02-2017

Anthony Whelan, DG CONNECT on EECC’s objectives

Anthony Whelan explains why it is crucial to agree quickly on a new Electronic Communications Code, as EU institutions line-up to deliver increased benefits to Europeans.

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Our fears, our dreams: young Europeans present their Digital Manifesto
21-02-2017

Our fears, our dreams: Young Europeans present their digital manifesto

A group of 74 technology students from across the EU have presented their ‘Manifesto for the Digital Europe of Tomorrow’ on 29 November 2016 in Brussels.

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14-02-2017

Orange: Digitising Europe to take the lead

The third edition of the Orange “Rendez-Vous,” was held last Wednesday (8 February) in Brussels.

The Presidency: Malta at the helm
26-01-2017

The Presidency: Malta at the helm

It's a time of crisis, global turbulence, and economic change. It's also a time of opportunity. On the first of January, for the first time, Malta took up the presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Technology Opening New Doors for People With Disabilities
08-12-2016

Technology opening new doors for people with disabilities

With almost 15% of the world’s population living with a disability, building a more inclusive society is a key priority.

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GE Garages Brussels 2016

GE Garages Brussels 2016

Digitisation and technology are changing the way we build.