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Agrifood 21-03-2017

Hogan: Data ownership should not weaken farmers’ position

Data ownership and access should be organised in such a way that farmers' competitiveness is improved, EU Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan told EURACTIV.com in an exclusive interview.

Higgins: Digital Single Market strategy needs to safeguard cross-border data flows

For a successful Digital Single Market, European policies need to guard the ICT sector against discrimination and promote transparency, says John Higgins, Director General of DigitalEurope, in an interview with EURACTIV Germany.
Technology 08-05-2014

ICT specialist: Europe’s south has lost its speed in developing technology

SPECIAL REPORT / Europe must get ready to adjust its economy to the digital era in order to boost its competitiveness, says Yannis Sirros.
Technology 06-05-2014

Economist editor: Big data is a goldmine for companies

SPECIAL REPORT / Computer algorithms are better at diagnosing severe cancer than humans, Kenneth Cukier told Euractiv, and big data can predict crimes before they are committed and earn businesses money.
Technology 22-02-2013

Kroes: Europe needs a digital ecosystem to create growth

Europe's ICT sector is falling behind its Asian and American competitors due to the lack of skills and lack of women active in the sector. Europe needs a digital ecosystem as the evidence of the sector's impact on growth is endless, says Neelie Kroes, European Commission vice-president.
Brexit 24-03-2010

Skills expert: Crisis hits job security and investment in training

The economic crisis is exacerbating Europe's skills crisis as some companies move away from secure employment and become less inclined to invest in skills, Olga Strietska-Ilina, a skills policy specialist at the International Labour Organisation (ILO), told EURACTIV in an interview.
Technology 09-05-2006

Interview with Hugo Lueders: Jobs through ICT literacy

Hugo Lueders is Director Public Policy Europe with CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association. He also manages the secretariat of the European Alliance on Skills for Employability, an industry initiative under the umbrella of the e-Skills Certification Consortium (eSCC).   Related:  e-Skills