Monitoring data flows across the European Union’s territory is of strategic importance to inform EU decision-making, investment choices in the area of cloud computing and to assess the competitiveness of the European digital economy. Therefore, the European Commission is launching an anonymised survey to get an overview about such data flows.
Companies and public entities are encouraged to give their input to the survey until 15 October 2019.
The Commission has opened a consultation on the orientation of the first two years of its proposed Digital Europe programme. In the period 2021-2027, the programme will invest in digital technologies with the potential to make a difference to European citizens and businesses.
Deadline: 25 October 2019
The consultation focuses on Horizon Europe’s second pillar: ‘Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness’, and its six thematic clusters:
- Cluster 1, Health
- Cluster 2, Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society
- Cluster 3, Civil security for Society
- Cluster 4, Digital, Industry and Space
- Cluster 5, Climate, Energy and Mobility
- Cluster 6, Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment
Deadline: 8 September 2019.
Update: The deadline was extended until 26 July 2019 17:00 CET.
The EU Agency for Cybersecurity, ENISA, launches its consultation paper ‘EU ICT Industrial Policy: Breaking the Cycle of Failure’, a paper that aims to explore issues such as digital sovereignty and the supply chain of cybersecurity products in Europe, as well as to present an overview of the relationship between the global ICT market and the cybersecurity market.
Interested parties are invited to submit their comments by 31 August 2019.
The Commission is launching a call for ideas to gather recommendations in satellite navigation upstream research and development (R&D) activities, to help identify European capacities and weaknesses in this field, and to design a multi-annual R&D roadmap accordingly. Participants are required to fill in a questionnaire and send it to GROW-HE-EGNSS@ec.europa.eu by 7 August 2019, 18.00 CEST.
The call aims at fostering the development of new educational materials and/or services built on concrete instances of disinformation, as well as to design methods to raise awareness about the techniques commonly used by malicious actors in order to create, distribute and amplify disinformation over the internet.
Deadline: 30 September 2019.
During its 39th plenary meeting (12-14 June 2019, Ghent) the Board of Regulators has approved the draft BEREC guidelines on common criteria for the assessment of the ability to manage numbering resources by undertakings other than providers of electronic communications networks or services and of the risk of exhaustion of numbering resources if numbers are assigned to such undertakings for public consultation.
All stakeholders are invited to submit their inputs on the draft guidelines by 28 August 2019 17:00 CET to Non-ECNS_Guidelines@berec.europa.eu . Contributions should preferably be submitted in English.
During its 39th plenary meeting (12-14 June 2019, Ghent) the Board of Regulators has approved the draft BEREC Guidelines for the notification template as in article 12, paragraph 4 EECC for public consultation.
All stakeholders are invited to submit their inputs by 28 August 2019 17:00 CET to Notification_Guidelines@berec.europa.eu. Please see the consultation questions in the very last section of the draft guidelines. Contributions should preferably be submitted in English.
The draft BEREC Guidelines on the minimum criteria for a reference offer document was approved for public consultation at the 39th BEREC ordinary meeting that took place in Ghent, Belgium, between 12-14 of June 2019.
The public consultation will run from 19 of June to 19 July, 2019.
All stakeholders are invited to submit their contributions via e-mail by 19 July 17:00 CET 2019. The e-mail address to be used is: PC_Guidelines_RO@berec.europa.eu. Further enquiries or any other issues concerning the current consultation may also be submitted to this address.