Today the European Commission is launching an annual scoreboard to monitor women’s participation in the digital economy, on the occasion of the birthday of Ada Lovelace, considered as the world’s first computer programmer. The Women in Digital scoreboard is one of the actions to assess women’s inclusion in digital jobs, careers and entrepreneurship initiated by Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. The Scoreboard assesses EU countries’ performance in the areas of internet use and internet user skills, as well as specialist skills and employment, based on 13 indicators.
The European Investment Bank Group (EIB) signed a guarantee agreement with Croatian Bank Privredna Banka Zagreb (PBZ) to provide better access to finance to innovative Croatian small and medium businesses and mid-caps.
ROMEO project supports COP24, a conference that seeks to help in the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and the slowdown of global warming.
The EU Energy Day will be an occasion to discuss the different aspects of these upcoming challenges, and together with Members of the European Parliament, representatives of national and local governments from EU Member States and other countries, the renewable energy industry, entrepreneurs/innovators, stakeholder associations, academia and civil society, will showcase some of the initiatives launched to support the clean energy transition in the EU and beyond.
In times of constant urban growth, it is important to meet the challenges of limited space and different mobility needs. As part of CIVITAS ECCENTRIC, the Domagkpark and Parkstadt Schwabing districts are creating a model quarter for sustainable urban development and city-compatible mobility in Munich.
The European Commission has adopted a decision rendering legally binding commitments offered by German grid operator TenneT to significantly increase cross-border flows of electricity between Denmark and Germany. TenneT will ensure that a specific guaranteed capacity is available at all times.