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EU launches a €10.5 million call for projects in #Cybersecurity

EU launches a €10.5 million call for projects in #Cybersecurity

| July 2, 2020

The Commission has launched a new call, worth €10.5 million through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme, for projects that will work on stepping up Europe’s cybersecurity capabilities and cooperation across member states. In particular, they will work in various areas, such as on co-ordinated response to cybersecurity incidents, cybersecurity certification, capacity building and institutional co-operation […]

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#DigitalFinance – Commission holds closing pan-European conference following outreach events

#DigitalFinance – Commission holds closing pan-European conference following outreach events

| June 24, 2020

The European Commission hosted the closing conference of the 2020 Digital Finance Outreach (DFO) event in Brussels on 23 June. This conference was the final in a series of 19 national events organized together with member states, which took place from February to June 2020. More than two thousand participants in the areas of Fintech […]

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Understanding and fighting disinformation – #EDMO #EuropeanDigitalMediaObservatory begins

Understanding and fighting disinformation – #EDMO #EuropeanDigitalMediaObservatory begins

| June 4, 2020

The EU-funded European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) project started its activities on 1 June. Led by the European University Institute of Florence (Italy), EDMO will support the creation and work of a multidisciplinary community composed of fact-checkers, academic researchers and other relevant stakeholders with expertise in the field of online disinformation. The project will contribute to a […]

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Commission launches consultation to seek views on #DigitalServicesAct package

Commission launches consultation to seek views on #DigitalServicesAct package

| June 4, 2020

The Commission has launched a public consultation on the Digital Services Act, a landmark package announced in the Commission’s digital strategy Shaping Europe’s Digital Future. Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager said: “The internet presents citizens and businesses with great opportunities, which they balance against risks that come with working and interacting online. At this time, […]

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Europe lagging in #fibre roll-outs, report finds

Europe lagging in #fibre roll-outs, report finds

| May 28, 2020

A new study highlights the investment gap to reach the strategic connectivity objectives for 2025. Europe is lagging behind global benchmarks for full-fibre access, and a substantial increase in investments will be required to speed up progress. These are the key findings of a new report published today (28 May) by consultancy Analysys Mason at […]

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International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

International collaboration in the field of #ICT research is a central cog in the wheel in tackling the global challenges of today

| May 11, 2020

  Researchers and scientists from all over the world are working together to find a vaccine to combat Coronavirus. Companies from Europe, China, USA, Australia and Canada are at the forefront in seeking to find medical solutions to tackle Covid-19. But there is one common denominator in the work of all these specific research programmes. […]

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#Huawei – Not everyone wants a level playing field

#Huawei – Not everyone wants a level playing field

| April 7, 2020

I remember one particular week in December 1990 very well.   The great and the good of world trade were gathered in a Brussels conference hall, at an area known as the Heysel, to conclude – they hoped – the ‘Uruguay Round’ of trade talks that would hopefully remove barriers to commerce around the world, writes […]

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