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Digital 11-05-2020

Towards a new Marshall Plan for Europe – the role of ICT

EC President Ursula von der Leyen stated in April that: “Europe needs massive investment to jump-start our economies”. She said, “We need a Marshall Plan for Europe’s recovery and it needs to be put in place immediately.” She wants to...
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Digital 25-09-2016

Digital revolution at #SWITCHVilnius: skills for the jobs of the future. Let’s get them and boost Europe!

Which region is becoming the next big region with many tech companies? How can Europe boost the Digital Single market and get a bigger share of the global #appeconomy pie?
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Steven Tas
Broadband 05-09-2016

Steven Tas, ETNO EB Chair – A new Digital Union

We have to substantially reform our European policies for digital networks and services. Small changes will not be enough.
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What are you going to make?
Digital 28-04-2016

What are you going to make?

On International Girls in ICT Day, Microsoft wants to inspire more young women about the potential of STEM studies.
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#Media4EU 13-02-2015

EU Community launches new tool for relevant experts

On 29 January, EURACTIV's flagship innovation project EU Community, presented the beta version of its first tool: EurActory.
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Economy & Jobs 13-11-2014

Growth Through Skills and Diversity

Jobs in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are expected to continue to grow. But the skills in supply are not matching the demand. Especially women’s STEM participation rates have been in decline since the 1980s resulting in a potential shortage of up to 900,000 ICT professionals in Europe by 2020. Action is needed.
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Economy & Jobs 18-10-2013

How Innovation is Changing in Europe: an interview with OECD’s Andrew Wyckoff

Andrew W. Wyckoff, director for science, technology and industry at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, on how to drive forward innovation and digital advancement in Europe.   Learn more at: http://www.lisboncouncil.net
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Future EU 20-09-2013

eParticipation in the EU – Engaging Citizens in Policy Issues

eParticipation showcases how Web-based eParticipation initiatives, such as Puzzled by Policy [www.puzzledbypolicy.eu] and OurSpace [www.joinourspace.eu], can enhance traditional participation mechanisms, by providing accessibility, transparency, and real-time interaction.
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Digital 08-09-2011

EU to define ICT ambition as future Internet is shaped

The role of Europe in shaping the future of the Internet remains to be defined as the European Union's institutions are bracing for a long battle with governments of the union's 27 member states over the amount of money that is to be made available for research & development projects in the ICT sector. The amount of money that will be assigned to the new Horizon2020 research funding programme will show exactly where Europe's ambitions are when it comes to determining which technologies will serve people online.
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