Many SMEs lack the skills to harness the digital transformation. The European Commission has recognised their decisive impact and made digital skills one of the five pillars of the Digital Europe programme. In the business world, Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) has become ubiquitous.
The FOSS4SMEs consortium wants to explore how Europe and its SMEs can benefit from FOSS by adjusting public policy. For this reason, we have drafted policy recommendations on how the European Union can support SMEs using FOSS. Join us to discuss these recommendations with our distinguished panel and at the following cocktail reception.
The EIT Digital General Assembly elected Linnar Viik as new Chairman of the EIT Digital Supervisory Board.
Over 700 Earth observation satellites are orbiting our planet, transmitting hundreds of terabytes of data to downlink stations every day. Processing and extracting useful information is a huge data challenge, with volumes rising quasi-exponentially.
Defence is a central public sector which consumes a significant amount of energy. Increasing energy efficiency and boosting renewable energy can bring significant advantages to the sector and help with the protection of critical energy infrastructure.
Original title: Le deuxième Sommet européen de l’éducation se tiendra à Bruxelles la semaine prochaine
New Presidency text for discussion at the WP TELE of 24 September 2019 (the meeting will discuss the child imagery issue and on articles 1 to 4a and 18 to 29)