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10 June 2016
Digital Skills at the core of the new Skills agenda for Europe

Today the European Commission set out steps to improve digital skills in Europe, which are the cornerstone of a truly functioning digital society and Digital Single Market. These steps were outlined in the New Skills Agenda for...[more]


10 June 2016
Study to support the implementation of the Cost Reduction Directive – SMART 2015/0066

The European Commission has launched a call for tender for the study on implementation and monitoring of measures under Directive 61/2014 Cost Reduction Directive.[more]


9 June 2016
Europe's animation industry: how do we build scale?

The European animation industry is the sector with the largest circulation in Europe. However, it is still at pains to capture more than 20% of the European market. How can it grow? This is what this European Film Forum will look...[more]


9 June 2016
Startup Europe Map: how to make the life of startups and entrepreneurs a little easier

With the map, the Startup Europe initiative wants to help startups and corporates to establish contacts, share experiences and retrieve funding among other European key players - just a mouse click away.[more]


9 June 2016
Transposition of the PSI Directive - state of play and discussion on the charging criteria

The attached document is a presentation on the Transposition of the PSI Directive by EC services delivered at the PSI group meeting of 4 April 2016.[more]


9 June 2016
European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services welcomes self-regulatory initiatives to protect minors online

The European Regulators Group for Audiovisual Media Services (ERGA) consists of the national regulatory authorities in the field of audiovisual media services.[more]


9 June 2016
Surveys on online platforms show their key role in consumers and small businesses' internet activities

Today the European Commission is publishing the results of two Eurobarometer surveys on the use of online platforms by consumers and SMEs. Such platforms include online marketplaces, search engines, payment systems, social media,...[more]


9 June 2016
Public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software

The European Commission seeks stakeholders' views on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software to ensure a high level of health, safety and consumer protection for Europeans in the digital area. Have your say in the...[more]


9 June 2016
Have your say on the safety of apps

Today the European Commission opened a public consultation on the safety of applications ("apps") and other non-embedded software as part of an effort to ensure a high level of health, safety and consumer protection.[more]


8 June 2016
Startup Europe Summit

The European tech community is gathering to meet key decision makers from the European Commission and other international governments to discuss the challenges and successes of technology and policy in Europe.[more]