A strong digital economy is vital for growth and competitiveness in a globalised world. Europe and Member States should step up their efforts to invest in digital products and services, including e-education, in order to boost productivity and create new jobs. The conference will provide an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss both on EU and national digital policies to boost economic recovery, and on EU digital products and services to create new economic activities and skilled jobs.
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Following up on the EESC Opinion on Industrial policy (adopted in July 2013), this hearing will discuss the somewhat underestimated aspects of the on-going industrial cycle that are vital for the future growth and jobs entailing huge consequences for (manufacturing) industry. It is about the impact of services, digitalisation, ICT and new variations in the same framwork, such as 3MD printing and other applications (ICT -plus).
The EESC's work on the Digital Agenda for Europe is based on referrals that concern specific and isolated documents. Seeing the need to pull the strands of their work on the digital agenda together, the EESC's Permanent Study Group would like to open a general debate to assess whether fundamental civil society values, such as human dignity or children protection, are well taken care of in the upcoming all-digital world.
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This conference is part of the EESC's efforts to bring the Europe 2020 flagship initiative on the "Digital Agenda for Europe" to a civil society audience in the Member States. The objective of the event is to focus attention at national level on the Digital Agenda and its importance for economic growth, job creation and social inclusion..
09/07/2014 - Des partenariats de recherche entre l’UE, le secteur privé et les États membres ont présenté aujourd’hui leur premier appel à projets et à partenaires dans le cadre d’Horizon 2020, programme pour la recherche et l’innovation de l'UE doté d'un budget de € 80 milliards.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising together with Eurocloud Polska this third edition of a 'Digital Agenda going local' conference following successful similar events in Ireland (2011) and Latvia (2012). The topic this time will be the EU Cloud Computing Strategy and its practical implementation in the Member States, with a particular regard for the situation in Poland.
The EESC hosted its 490th Plenary Session on 22-23 May 2013 with 2 major thematic debates: "One Single Tariff" and "Getting young people into work. Best practice"
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising a conference titled "Towards a more responsible use of the internet: The European civil society perspective". The internet and online communication technologies have triggered the increasing development of flexible tools for culture, work and free time. At the same time, however, they have allowed potentially harmful, illegal and risky activities and content to rapidly expand in the cyberspace....