“We need the highest degree of security possible in the European 5G network. Therefore, we cannot allow companies that are under the influence of foreign governments – like, for instance, the Chinese government – to be responsible for the EU’s strategic important 5G network”, said Christian Ehler MEP, EPP Group Spokesman in the European Parliament’s Industry Committee, on today’s communication on 5G from the European Commission.
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12th European Space Conference, Brussels, 21 January 2020
The European Commission is partnering with the European Investment Bank Group, announcing EUR 200 million of investments into the EU space sector, supporting ground-breaking innovation in the industry. During the European Space Policy Conference in Brussels, EIB Vice-President Ambroise Fayolle is signing an agreement with André-Hubert Roussel, CEO of ArianeGroup, confirming a EUR 100 million loan for the new Ariane 6 launcher programme.
A recent project funded by the European Commission has carried out technical and financial studies aiming at supporting the standardisation process for EGNSS in drones (also known as UAS or RPAS), in line with the Space Strategy for Europe regarding fostering the use of EGNSS in aviation.
Today, the European Commission kicks off two projects to build Cybersecurity capacity and strengthen the collaboration on Cyber threats and incidents in the EU. These are public procurements, within the cybersecurity objective of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)-telecoms programme, which were awarded further to open calls for tenders.
The Graphene Flagship and leading European industries will co-fund a total of € 92 million to catalyse the commercialisation of graphene-enabled products. Graphene is a two-dimensional carbon-based material with unique properties and many applications.