About: Knowledge economy

Digital & Media 04-02-2015

Uproar over protection of trade secrets

Outcry from journalists has forced French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron to remove a "trade secrets" clause from his economic bill. Concerns are being raised over EU plans for a similar law. EURACTIV France reports

Irish experts challenge EU innovation mantra

A report by a government-appointed expert group in Ireland makes uncomfortable reading for EU policymakers invested in Europe's 'knowledge economy'. 
Languages & Culture 15-09-2008

Commission looks at language skills to boost EU ‘prosperity’

The European Commission will present a new EU languages strategy on 18 September, emphasising the importance of language skills in addressing challenges as diverse as globalisation and increased mobility and immigration.

Interview: EU’s Lisbon Agenda needs updating

New global challenges such as climate change and the current food crisis call for an update of the Lisbon Agenda for growth and jobs, Romanian MEP Daniel Daianu (ALDE) told EURACTIV in an interview.
Regional Policy 01-08-2003

EU stimulating participation of regions in knowledge economy

The Commission grants 2.5 million euro to the "Regions of Knowledge" action programme, boosting the involvement of European regions in creating a knowledge-based economy.