On 11 September 2018, the leading European open innovation organisation EIT Digital will host its third annual Conference showcasing EIT Digital’s vision and achievements about shaping digitalization in Europe.
Montenegro is the first candidate country joining the ISA² Programme. The agreement was signed on 29 May 2018 by the EU Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society Mariya Gabriel and Montenegro’s Minister of Public Administration Suzana Pribilović.
KfW will expand its range of promotional products in the fields of innovation and digitalisation. The new KfW Loan for Growth will support the innovation and digitalisation projects of larger medium-sized enterprises. It will finance innovative projects to open up new markets or customer groups or to intensify significantly the digitalisation of businesses. The new KfW programme is part of the German government’s Tech Growth Fund initiative, which aims to support companies in their growth phase by expanding the range of state financing instruments available.
As part of the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027, the European Commission is today proposing to renew the ‘Connecting Europe Facility’, with €42.3 billion to support investments in the European infrastructure networks for transport (€30.6 billion), energy (€8.7 billion) and digital (€3 billion).