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The Post online letter published on 27 March 2014 From John Higgins and Lotte de Bruijin The dust of the Nuclear Security Summit has descended. The world has an additional number of arrangements for security. Next year, the Netherlands will host the Fourth International Cyberspace Conference. This Ministerial Conference is an opportunity to also make… » read more

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When a technology proves disruptive and ubiquitous enough to power networks that attract 2.2 billion users – one third of the world’s population – daily, is it reasonable to pretend that nothing is happening and to support status quo? A variety of regulatory props have been designed to nurture creativity over the last five centuries.… » read more

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A ray of hope?

Media seem to go by the unwritten dogma that only difference in opinion, not consensus, is worth the headlines. Regardless, agreeing common principles has always been a prerequisite to joint action or effective progress in the real world. This at least holds true for the European Union, this innovative construct of national governments whose collective… » read more

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Ulf Wahlberg, DIGITALEUROPE Executive Board Member, (Ericsson) talks about the importance of the Digital Single Market and Spectrum as a critical priorities in delivering a pan European approach to the digital age. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/Yy8mHRU8NZw” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]

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The launch of the Digital Agenda by Commissioner Kroes in May this year marked an important milestone Europe’s evolution towards a fully functiong digital economy of the 21st Century. John Higgins, DIGITALEUROPE Board Member (IntellectUK), explains the importance of using trade associations to present key messages of the Digital Agenda across member states to ensure… » read more

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/18SpCokJii4″ width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /]The hugely succesful, first-ever European e-Skills touched 65 million people across 35 countries in Europe. It marked the start a pan-European drive to empower citizens with the essential skills for the living and thriving in the digital age. It is estimated that 90% of all jobs will require digital skills… » read more

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Dr Erkki Ormala, President of Digital Europe (Nokia), explains why we need to face the challenges of competing in the digital age head on and deliver growth, jobs and a fully operational Digital Single Market. Dr Ormala points to reform of the current copyright levies regime as a being critical priority for Europe. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/AHgmy6kf-YM”… » read more

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#mce_temp_url#The second European Innovation Summit took place in Brussels last week (11-14 October) at the European Parliament, and gathered an impressive audience of European Industry elites and political leaders. The key theme of the event focussed on how innovation, through the pooling of forces, can deliver benefits for European society and tackle important societal issues.… » read more

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Industry applauds the European Commission’s ‘Innovation Union’, tabled yesterday. It is not only a forward thinking and strategic approach to innovation in Europe; it also outlines a clear ambition to bake research and innovation policies into the European policy framework. The ‘Innovation Union’ sets out a strategic approach to innovation driven by the highest political… » read more

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