In the past years the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue (BETD) has become a leading international forum for key stakeholders of the energy sector. High-level policymakers, industry, science and civil society are given the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas on a safe, affordable and environmentally responsible global energy transition. In 2018, the conference was home to more than 2.000 participants from over 90 countries, including 40 ministers and state secretaries and more than 100 high-level speakers, exchanging on investment flows, system integration or long-time scenarios against the backdrop of dynamic innovation and the digital transformation.
The 2019 WindEurope Conference & Exhibition in Bilbao will build on the tremendous momentum achieved in recent years by wind power. Wind is now the fastest growing energy source in the world and is a hotbed of innovation and ambition. The Bilbao Conference and Exhibition will thus be the ideal occasion for 8,000+ industry insiders and 400+ exhibitors to expand their knowledge base, make the contacts they need, and to solidify a vision for the future of this rapidly-expanding sector.
Europe’s eyes on Earth is the vision for Copernicus, the European Union’s Earth observation programme. Building on this vision, the Horizon 2020 GROW Observatory is training CITIZENS’ eyes on Earth, by mobilising thousands of citizens to collect, share and make use of data on the Earth system.
Digital innovation and transformation drive what has been called the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0.
This digital transformation of all industry sectors will revolutionise the structure and governance of markets and lead to a significant reconfiguration of work and employment.
EIT Digital decided to launch a study focusing on the main policy challenges emanating from the digital transformation of the European industry.
European Investment Bank signs two new operations on the day of its annual results press conference in Sofia:
– a EUR 18m loan to Software Group supported by the Juncker Plan – the EIB’s first venture debt operation in Bulgaria
– a EUR 20m loan to Raiffeisen Leasing, for investments in small and medium-sized companies
The changes brought by the EU’s Digital Single Market offer the opportunity to put the relationship between the EU and the Southern Mediterranean countries on a new footing. This will be discussed during the high-level ministerial conference Digital4Med.
This year EBS will feature the following themes: Embracing the Artificial Intelligence Revolution, Innovation for Climate Adaptation, Citizens at the Heart of Innovation, How to Protect Elections From Disinformation and Fake News?and How to Bridge the Gap Between the EU Institutions and EU Citizens?
OPP are a knowledge partner of the EBS summit.
Following the adoption of the CEF Telecom Work Programme 2019, which outlines the general objectives, priorities and expected impacts of the actions that will be supported in the field of Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs), the 2019 CEF Telecom call planning has been published.