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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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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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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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#Coronavirus pandemic shows need for huge upgrade of IT power in Europe says #EPP

#Coronavirus pandemic shows need for huge upgrade of IT power in Europe says #EPP

| April 6, 2020

The EPP Group in the European Parliament has called for an EU data centre, a common data standard to collect data on infections, a “huge upgrade” of internet infrastructure and less bureaucracy for researchers. “The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need to create an EU data centre for emergency response. We urgently have to set […]

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#DigitalFinance and #RetailPayments – Commission launches two targeted consultations

#DigitalFinance and #RetailPayments – Commission launches two targeted consultations

| April 3, 2020

The Commission has today (3 April) launched targeted consultations in two areas: digital finance and retail payments. While the Commission’s political priority is fighting the coronavirus, we are continuing our preparatory work on long-term policy priorities including towards a strong and innovative financial sector. The coronavirus outbreak has shown that consumers and businesses are increasingly […]

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#Coronavirus crisis delays Europe’s #5G rollouts

#Coronavirus crisis delays Europe’s #5G rollouts

| April 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted most of Europe and forced nationwide shutdowns in Italy, Spain, France, and the UK has also forced a delay in European 5G rollouts, most notably in France. France’s telecoms authority, ARCEP, was supposed to launch the country’s long-awaited 5G spectrum options in mid-April; the regulator has now admitted it […]

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