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Time for the #EuropeanUnion to close longstanding #digital gaps

Time for the #EuropeanUnion to close longstanding #digital gaps

| July 16, 2020

The European Union recently unveiled its European Skills Agenda, an ambitious scheme to both upskill and reskill the bloc’s workforce. The right to lifelong learning, enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights, has taken on new importance in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. As Nicolas Schmit, the Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, explained: […]

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#Huawei welcomes UK commitment to digital infrastructure

#Huawei welcomes UK commitment to digital infrastructure

| August 27, 2019

“We welcome the Secretary of State Nicky Morgan’s commitment to the development of world-class digital infrastructure that will help the UK continue to ‘compete and grow in the global economy’ said a Huawei spokesperson today. “Over the last 18 years, Huawei has helped build the UK’s broadband, 3G and 4G networks and, as independent analysts […]

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#DataLiteracy is the vehicle to a technological utopia – so why aren’t we talking about it?

#DataLiteracy is the vehicle to a technological utopia – so why aren’t we talking about it?

| June 3, 2019

It goes without saying that technology has become an entrenched feature of contemporary lifestyle. Modern technology now defines the way individuals conduct their daily routines and interact with one another. We instinctively call on devices to deal with our problems. Our queries are instinctively fulfilled by Google. Our social interactions are all conveniently organized. Our […]

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#QuantumTechnologiesFlagship begins with first 20 projects

#QuantumTechnologiesFlagship begins with first 20 projects

| October 31, 2018

The Quantum Technologies Flagship, a €1 billion initiative, was launched this week at a high-level event in Vienna hosted by the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU. The Flagship will fund over 5,000 of Europe’s leading quantum technologies researchers over the next ten years and aims to place Europe at the forefront of […]

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Digital transformation should be socially and ethically responsible says #EESC

Digital transformation should be socially and ethically responsible says #EESC

| July 31, 2018

Appropriate skills, social protection and diversity in the workplace will all be crucial for the future, as will social dialogue about the introduction of new technologies. The digital transition in the EU should be underpinned by respect for European values and supported by more robust social policies, to ensure that no one is left behind. European society […]

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#Eastern Partnership – EU and neighbouring countries boost co-operation on #DigitalEconomy

#Eastern Partnership – EU and neighbouring countries boost co-operation on #DigitalEconomy

| June 26, 2018

The EU and the six Eastern Partner countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, have agreed to step up their co-operation on the digital economy: adopting a road map on reducing roaming charges, addressing the cybersecurity threat in a coordinated manner, and expanding e-services to create more jobs in the digital industry. Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement […]

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#DigitalDay2018: EU countries to commit to doing more together on the digital front

#DigitalDay2018: EU countries to commit to doing more together on the digital front

| April 10, 2018

Today (10 April) the Commission will bring ministers, representatives of EU countries, industry, academia and civil society representatives together to encourage cooperation in artificial intelligence, blockchain, eHealth and innovation. Discussions will focus on how the technological developments will shape the future of Europe and building a strong Digital Single Market with increased investment and digital […]

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