Digital transformation

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EU budget to help Europe on the road to a green, digital, and resilient future

On 8 June, the European Commission proposed an annual budget of €167.8 billion for 2022, as well as an additional €143.5 billion under NextGenerationEU. The draft budget is part of the EU’s long-term plan, which was adopted at the end of 2020. It seeks to turn key priorities into concrete actions...
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Webinar on the EU Digital Services Act package

In the European Alliance Against Coronavirus meeting on 23 February, Deborah Behar and Denis Sparas (legal officers at the European Commission’s DG CNECT) presented the new European Digital Services Act package to the alliance. The objective of the Digital Services Act is to modify the rules for...
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Digital Day 2021: EU countries commit to key digital initiatives

The 2021 edition of Europe’s Digital Day marks the fourth anniversary of the Digital Day event. The last edition in 2019 focused on smart and sustainable agriculture, digitising cultural heritage and encouraging women’s participation in the digital and technology sectors. Since then, these...
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Commission supports people working through digital platforms

The Commission has launched the first-stage consultation of European social partners on how to improve the working conditions for people working through digital labour platforms. Context Platform work is developing rapidly in the EU across a growing number of business sectors. It can offer increased...
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EU to set up new European Partnerships and invest nearly €10 billion in the green and digital transition

European Partnerships are provided by Horizon Europe, the new EU research and innovation programme (2021–2027). Their aim is to accelerate the development and uptake of new innovative solutions across different sectors by mobilising public and private resources, and also to contribute to the...
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Recommendations for cluster policies to boost resilience and foster the green and digital transitions

The European Expert Group on Clusters recently published a recommendation report on how to use clusters to boost the green and digital transitions and resilience. The report contains 15 specific recommendations, along with examples of good practices. It offers ideas for policymakers at European...
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Commission sets course for an open, sustainable and assertive EU trade policy

The European Commission has set out its trade strategy for the coming years. Reflecting on the concept of open strategic autonomy, it builds on the EU's openness to contribute to the economic recovery through support for the green and digital transformations, as well as renewed focus on...
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Co-operative entrepreneurship in education: Tools and resources course

YOUCOOPE is a European project that aims to encourage educational institutions to include the cooperative model in their curricula and promote it among young students and entrepreneurs. The ten institutions that promote this initiative will design innovative training modules including resources...
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The future of packaging through digital transformation, robotics, artificial intelligence and the IoT

Packaging Cluster and the Digital Cluster of Catalonia proposed different digital solutions for the development of disruptive innovation driving projects, on June 30 Among the conclusions of the debate, conclusions were drawn such as the need to adapt equipment to new technologies and processes...
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Digital transformation will come from the companies best connected, most entrepreneurial and with a collaborative spirit

The new industrial model that is spreading throughout the business world, from the most innovative organizations or early adopters, to the most lagging behind, integrates new technologies into its production processes, with the ultimate goal of being more competitive and adapting to the speed of the...
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Cluster congress of Spanish federation Clusters.es at Forum Transfiere

It is time for the yearly meet-up of clusters in Spain! The Spanish cluster federation Clusters.es will celebrate its cluster congress 2021 in Málaga, Andalusia, on 14 and 15 April. Taking all necessary safety measures for this first presential meeting after a long time at Forum Transfiere, Clusters...

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The SmartLabels project goes towards the integration of smart labels in the wine sector

SmartLabels is an intercluster and transautonomous initiative that tries to develop smart labels using contactless technology, to offer other functionalities to packaging such as product traceability or counterfeiting control systems. It is a project promoted within the framework of the support...