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By Silvia Romano   Those watching the Data Protection Regulation (DPR) can breathe a sigh of relief now that EU Ministers have reached an agreement on a number of critical provisions of the proposal. However, more work remains to be done to achieve a robust and clear legislative framework which can effectively address the challenges… » read more

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By Silvia Romano   Those watching the Data Protection Regulation (DPR) can breathe a sigh of relief now that EU Ministers have reached an agreement on a number of critical provisions of the proposal. However, more work remains to be done to achieve a robust and clear legislative framework which can effectively address the challenges […]

On Tuesday March 10th, the European Parliament adopted with a large majority (526 votes in favour, 108 against and 59 abstentions) a report by European Conservatives and Reformists MEP Morten Messerschmidt on EU Competition Policy, including the EU’s competition investigation into Google, and the ongoing investigation surrounding tax practices in certain EU member states. “No […]

Les systèmes de transport intelligents (STI) sont une énième vitrine pour l’exportation française. Basés sur une communication et une information optimales, ils concourent à la mobilité de demain, pour des retombées environnementales et économiques positives. L’heure est à l’intelligence ; pas celle des hommes – quoique – mais celle de l’objet. L’inanimé tend, depuis des […]

The beautiful city of Aalborg welcomed again the MyNeighbourhood partners on February 24th and 25th for two intense days of discussion on the achievements of the project and the road ahead.      During the first day, the four pilots (Aalborg, Birmingham, Lisbon and Milan) presented their work at the local level and how they […]

The Internet of Things – also known as Industry 4.0 –  is rapidly becoming reality, driven by the convergence of increasingly connected devices.  TTIP, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, can help reap the rewards it promises, writes John Higgins. John Higgins, Director General of DIGITALEUROPE explains some of the concrete benefits that technological innovations could offer to […]

Can we use your data?

How can you put data to good use while respecting users’ concerns about their personal data protection? It’s a question that many projects are confronted with when digging into all kinds of data sources. Already, big data is triggering innovation across different sectors in Europe. Businesses in the retail sector, for instance, started looking into […]

By Tony Graziano, Vice-President of Huawei’s EU Public Affairs Office Wouldn’t it be handy to know which of the people participating in the same event as you share your interests? Well, now there’s an app for that. Thanks to the winning team at the EU-China App Hackathon, the COCOFFEE app will soon enable us to […]

MyN has been showcased at the Connected Smart Cities Conference organised by ENoLL (European Network of Living Labs) in Brussels on 22 January, 2015. The conference covered the following topics: Interoperability, harmonisation of APIs, solutions portability, avoid vendor lock-in. Connected Smart cities at national, regional and European level: National networks and their local work. Using the Integrated […]

Yesterday was crunch time for EurActory, EU Community’s first tool to identify relevant EU experts. EurActiv, partner in the project, held an event at the European Parliament dubbed #Media4EU. Suddenly, we found ourselves surrounding by 150+ potential users, eager to take a peek at the platform. MEPs like Siegfried Muresan and Brando Benifei. Former EU Commissioners like Siim […]

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at a time.   FAQ7 – Hold on, let’s recap In the past few days, we have written about EurActory and what it is for. About […]

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at a time.   FAQ6 – What is EU Community? More and more people are engaged in the public debate, through a variety of platforms. This […]

EU Community will launch the beta version of its first, free service EurActory on 29 January at the European Parliament. But first, we explain the idea one ‘frequently asked question’ at a time.   FAQ5 – Who is behind EurActory? At the very beginning of the project, the initiators were confronted with a challenge. The tools and […]