EU health sector ‘up to a decade’ behind others for digitalisation, Commission says

By |november 6th, 2019|digitalisation, e-health, EU health, Health, health strategy, News, Smart Healthcare|

The EU health sector is in the middle of a defining moment but the sector is “up to a decade” behind other sectors in terms of digitalisation, Deputy Director-General for Health and Food Safety Martin Seychell told EURACTIV.com.

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Make the digital transition fair as well, experts warn

By |oktober 29th, 2019|Digital skills, digital skills gap, digitalisation, European pillar of social rights, labour market, News, social rights|

The world of work is changing dramatically as a consequence of the digital transformation, while the social protection systems are often not added to the new realities of the labour market, experts warned during an event hosted by EURACTIV.

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EU auditors, not just lawmakers, recognize the potential of digital farming tools

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|Copernicus, digital agriculture, digitalisation, ECA, European Court of Auditors, Franc Bogovic, Galileo, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, Precision farming, satellites|

Although greeted with scepticism at the beginning, precision farming is gaining more and more relevance among farmers and lawmakers. Even EU auditors now extoll the high value of the information provided by digital tools in agriculture.

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Margrethe Vestager

By |oktober 8th, 2019|competition, Digital Europe, digitalisation, Economy, Industry, Margrethe Vestager, News|

The European Parliament is grilling the proposed members of Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission in a series of hearings between 30 September and 8 October. On Tuesday, Danish official Margrethe Vestager, nominated as Executive Vice President for Europe fit for the Digital Age, will be questioned by MEPs

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Finland kicks off EU presidency with bid to tackle ‘unfin[n]ished business’

By |julij 9th, 2019|Brexit, climate, digitalisation, EU Council president, EU enlargement, Finland, Migration, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, rule of law|

"A sustainable Europe - a sustainable future". This is Finland's motto to kickstart its presidency in the European Council for the next six months. The Finnish programme seeks to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 at the latest, expand the digital internal market and strengthen military cooperation. EURACTIV Germany reports. 

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Digitalisation is a threat as much as an opportunity for workers, experts say

By |julij 5th, 2019|digitalisation, eemployment, European pillar of social rights, mental health, News, work, work-life balance|

While digitalisation offers more flexible forms of work, it can also be a threat to well-being and encroach on work-life balance, policymakers warned during an event organised by EURACTIV.

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Ursula von der Leyen’s unfinished cyberagency

By |julij 4th, 2019|cyberattacks, digitalisation, European Commission, Germany, Horst Seehofer, military, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

Ursula von der Leyen, the European Council's pick for the EU Commission boss, had been setting up her prestigious 'Agency for Innovation in CyberSecurity' in Germany. However, due to concerns raised by the German court of auditors, it will be her succe...

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Digitalising agriculture: Opportunities and market control

By |marec 28th, 2019|agricultural innovation, agricultural research, CAP, development, digitalisation, EU Commission, Germany, News|

With the new CAP, the EU Commission is set to foster innovation and digitalisation in agriculture. German companies are hoping for multi-billion euro deals, yet management and infrastructural issues stand in the way.

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EY consultant: Europe is lagging behind in power grid digitalisation

By |januar 29th, 2019|digitalisation, electricity market, News, Smart meters|

The volume of solar panels and electric cars connected to the grid is still manageable for now. But massive new load expected from electric vehicles in the coming years will require stepping up network digitalisation, warns Serge Colle.

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‘Smart villages’ are modernisation tools to be taken seriously

By |september 24th, 2018|common agricultural policy, digitalisation, News, rural development|

The expansion of e-tools in rural areas will enable villages to become more agile, make better use of their resources as well as improve their attractiveness and the quality of life of rural residents, argue MEPs Franc Bogovic and Tibor Szanyi.

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