€122 Million Investment in Digital Planned by EU
The EU plans to invest over €122 million in strengthening digital technologies and competences across the EU.
CONNECT University session on Digital Decade Policy Programme 2030
The European Commission’s CONNECT University will hold an introductory session on 31 January on Digital Decade Policy Programme. This programme is the first digital strategy commonly agreed by EU institutions with a multilevel governance.
CoEU adopts ‘Chips Act’
The Council of the EU has adopted its position on the proposed regulation to establish a framework of measures to strengthen Europe’s semiconductor ecosystem, commonly referred to as the ‘Chips Act’. The Chips Act addresses the current shortage of semiconductors in Europe, and the EU will aim to double its global market share in semiconductors …
Gender gap identified in the metaverse economy
There is a discernible gender gap in the metaverse, similar to the gap that exists in Fortune 500 companies and start-ups, according to a recent study by McKinsey.
GDPR Multistakeholder expert group meeting – 18 October in Brussels
The Confederation of European Data Protection Organisations (CEDPO) will host a webinar on the EU Data and Data Governance Act on 18 October.
Economic downturn creates job insecurity for young generation in tech
The economic downturn following the pandemic means that the young generation in tech (‘YGIT’) is facing concerns relating to job security, a new report from the consultancy firm ‘Eight Roads’ finds. Tech companies need to pay attention to engaging and investing in their talent in a market environment that today is more unpredictable and challenging.
New special report on the ‘Future CTO’
The Times Newspaper and Digital Leaders have jointly published a special report on the Future CTO. It highlights the main challenges that CTOs have to contend with nowadays.
European Parliament releases report on ‘Digitalisation and changes in the world of work’
The European Parliament has produced a study ‘Digitalisation and changes in the world of work’, which was published for its Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. The aim is to decide on appropriate policies for mitigating risks of digitalisation for workers. The report finds that the diversity of tasks within jobs makes the risk of …
Ukraine joins Digital Europe programme
Ukraine has joined the Digital Europe programme and is the first country to conclude an association deal with the EU. The agreement will allow Ukrainian organisations to apply for funding and support for projects financed by the programme.
Share your best practice on Digital Skills and Jobs Platform
The European Commission’s Digital Skills and Jobs Platform calls on its stakeholders to share good practice from their organisations. This could e.g., relate to how employers motivate people to reskill and upskill, or how digital upskilling opportunities are offered to employees.