Press Release: Commissioner Gabriel in Vienna to discuss Digital Single Market

Tomorrow, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel will be in Vienna to attend a series of Ministerial meetings to discuss the progress of the Digital Single Market strategy ahead of the Austrian Presidency of the European Council.  The Commissioner will meet in the morning with some Members of the Austrian Parliament and thereafter with Minister for Women, Family and Youth Juliane Bogner-Strauss to discuss the role of women in information and communication technology. This will be followed by a meeting with Minister for European Affairs Gernot Blümel where the Commissioner will talk about cybersecurity and the Commission’s 2021-2027 budget proposalfor the Digital Europe programme. At 12.15 (CEST), she will meet with President of the National Council of the Austrian Parliament Wolfgang Sobotka and afterwards will witness signing of the Declaration on High-Performance Computing – the European cooperation initiative on supercomputing – by Minister of Education, Research and Science Heinz Fassman. This will be followed by a meeting with Minister Fassman on research and innovation, supercomputing and cybersecurity. Later that day, the Commissioner will visit the quantum research centre of the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the University of Vienna. Commissioner Gabriel will close her mission to Austria with a meeting with Minister of Digitalisation and Economy Margarete Schramböck. (For more information: Nathalie Vandystadt – Tel.: +32 229 67083; Inga Höglund – Tel.: +32 229 550698)

Source: European Commission

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