National administrations, from Italy, Portugal and Estonia, were the winners of the first edition of the European Commission award for better governance through public procurement digitalisation. The three administrations were recognised for their registers of public contracts, the theme of this year’s competition.
This conference contributes to the EU Skills Agenda. It aims to help increase Europe’s digital talent pool and the digital capabilities of enterprises.
Helsinki and Lyon have been selected as the winners of the first edition of the EU’s European Capital of Smart Tourism competition, following a jury meeting in Brussels on 24 September 2018.
42 cities came together in May to exchange good practices during discussions on strategic vision, digital transformation governance, open data platforms and the digitalisation of the tourism sector. These cities are participants in the European Commission’s ‘Digital Cities Challenge’ who met at the second ‘academy seminar’ in Brussels.
Today the Commission took action to restrict the placing on the market of articles containing four phthalates: DEHP, DBP, BBP and DIBP. These substances are commonly present in plasticised materials and found in a wide variety of everyday products, from toys to sport equipment.
Today, the winners of EU Blockathon 2018 were announced. The event was the first hackathon dedicated to developing blockchain-based solutions to fight against counterfeiting.
Preparing for Brexit is not just a matter for EU and national authorities, but also for private parties. Businesses are reminded of legal repercussions which need to be considered when the United Kingdom ceases to be a member of the EU.