Eindhoven – Bright Cape and imec the Netherlands are hiring EIT Digital industrial doctorate students to implement deep tech solutions based on new academic research. The students are working on their theses with a research assignment from the companies, under the academic supervision of the Technical University Twente and Eindhoven respectively. At the same time these students receive training in innovation and entrepreneurship from the EIT Digital Academy.
Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, France, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Finland have agreed to work with ten other EU countries towards the development of a quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) across Europe.
In the context of the ongoing global debate on the future of work and skills, this seminar will focus on the implications of rising online platform work for the skills formation and matching of workers. What are the new skill demands and learning practices in the platform economy? To what extent can changing learning practices in crowdwork provide insights into the future of work and learning? How do existing EU VET and skills policies need to adapt to meet the new lifelong learning challenges and opportunities for digital workers?
Today the Council adopted conclusions on the significance of 5G to the European economy and the need to mitigate security risks linked to 5G.
The European Commission has released a stakeholder consultation report on potential satellite navigation upstream research and development (R&D) to be funded under the Horizon Europe programme. The report follows a workshop held on 13 September 2019 at the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) in Prague, Czech Republic.
A summary of the policy debate ‘Digital transport services for people: The next steps for sustainable European solutions’ is now available.
By Center for Data Innovation
This policy briefing includes a number of recommendations for how EU policymakers can address fairness in online platforms; respond to concerns about online hate speech and disinformation; balance privacy, competition, and innovation to maximize economic welfare; and improve European competitiveness in emerging digital technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT).
An EESC conference on the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies discussed the most pertinent issues that will shape the medium to long-term future of Europe. It particularly looked at the future of manufacturing and service industries and the necessary changes in our society. Moreover, it reflected on strategic options for Europe moving forward.
Can you imagine what the jobs will look like in the industry of the future? Innovation, digitalisation and technology are driving the industry towards more competitiveness and change. Workforce needs new skills, competencies and creativity. The project ‘Skills for Smart Industrial and Digital Transformation’, launched two years ago by the European Commission, has helped cities, regions and Member States shape policies tackling this new challenge.