From 1 July 2013 to 31 December 2013, Lithuania presides over the Council of the EU for 1st time since it joined the EU nine years ago. The programme includes the three fundamental priorities for the Lithuanian Presidency – a credible Europe, a growing Europe and an open Europe – and the Council configurations – [...]Read more
As we enter 2013, it is common to find many predictions, trends, top tech issues concerning the ICT sector for the new year.
Mobile seems to be the king of the predictions for 2013, but let´s not forget also the explosion of the Internet of Things, the raise of Big Data, Cloud Computing developments, Digital health services expansion or the m-payments amongst others. . .All of them will unavoidably influence the public policy agenda this year.
Let´s briefly mention the main topics that will be on the public policy table for this year:Read more
On 14 December, Commissioner Kroes met a small group of industry representatives concerning Cloud Computing policy. As members of this initiative amongst others, Oracle, Google, SAP and EuroCloud presented her a set of 10 Recommendations on how to boost Cloud services in Europe.Read more
When using the term Transatlantic Relations we tend to narrow its different dimensions to the particular US-Europe bilateral relationship at the economic level. The Transatlantic Economy is generally studied focusing on cross border trade in goods and services, foreign direct investment and jobs mutually generated between the US and Europe. Knowledge, understood as reciprocal sources [...]Read more
Last year, the European Commission launched a plan, the Europe 2020 Strategy, to go out of the crisis and prepare EU economy for the coming decade. Concretely, the Union set five ambitious objectives – on employment, innovation, education, social inclusion and climate/energy – to be reached by 2020. In order to meet the targets, the [...]Read more