In this episode of the #DigitalDigest Podcast we discuss various aspects of using advanced digital solutions to transform cities and smaller communities in the EU.
The Support Facility for the European Broadband Competence Offices (BCO) Network offers support and training for BCOs through an annual programme of knowledge exchange and capacity-building. This Annual Work Plan Summary outlines the objectives and activities planned for 2020. The programme will include events, publications and video interviews dedicated to increasing the capacity of European BCOs to bring broadband connectivity to all citizens, with an emphasis on bridging the digital gap between urban and rural areas and reaching the Gigabit Society objectives.
Thanks to continued efforts such as training teachers and supporting activity organisers, EU Code Week saw a continued expansion in 2019. EU Code Week is a grassroots initiative supported by the European Commission to help bring coding and computational thinking into the day-to-day work of classrooms worldwide as a part of the EU Digital Education Action plan.
This briefing aims to provide EMPL Committee Members (and other readers) with an insight into how recent technical innovation and its pace affect the mental well-being of workers. It summarises the findings of the relevant literature and identifies areas requiring further research or data collection.
As outlined in Orgalim’s ‘2030: an industry vision for a renewed Europe’, technology innovation driven by EU industry will be key to delivering on what matters most to Europe’s citizens over the coming decade – from addressing climate change, to delivering smart healthcare in a time of demographic shifts, to improving quality of life in tomorrow’s cities.
These priorities are clearly shared by legislators in the European Parliament, who have now established a parliamentary Intergroup ‘Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment’ to promote dialogue on the future of industry in Europe.
Members of the Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament have sent letters today to the European Commission as well as to the European Data Protection Board (EDBP) requesting them to look into the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement and intelligence authorities in the EU.
Eörs Szathmáry, professor of biology at the Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, underlined in a recent video interview the importance of basic research behind any exciting technological development. He explains how his EU-funded project, Insight, largely contributed to the advancement of research on neurodynamics and its applications on robotics.
Leading representatives of Europe’s technology industries are meeting in innovation capital Stockholm for an unforgettable event combining insightful debate, tech exploration and new connections – all centring on how technological progress can shape a future that’s good for Europe.
On 26 May leading representatives from across European industry and policy will meet in innovation capital Stockholm for an unforgettable afternoon of insightful debate, tech exploration and new connections – all centring on how technological progress can shape a future that’s good for Europe.
The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity hosted representatives of the Joint Research Centre on 22 January in Athens to discuss closer cooperation between the two bodies.