Digital Infrastructure News

European Digital Compass: EIT Digital on a digitally empowered Europe

CEO of EIT Digital, Willem Jonker, spoke to Innovation News Network’s Georgina Ryan about the European Commission’s proposal for a Digital Compass that will translate the EU’s digital ambitions for 2030 into concrete terms.

Maritime digitalisation for a more sustainable future

Knut Fjellheim and Morten Aarvik of Telenor Maritime in Norway, share their progress in the digitalisation of the maritime industry.

Independent scientific research agency will fund high-risk, high-reward research in UK

New independent scientific research agency will fund high-risk, high-reward research in order to support new discoveries in the UK.

New original blockchain technology helps traders make use of surplus renewable electricity

Researchers has collaborated with Mitsubishi, to optimise the P2P trading of surplus renewable electricity.

New environmental monitoring initiative to support Vietnamese shrimp and crab aquaculture

Vietnam has launched a new environmental monitoring initiative that will support shrimp and crab aquaculture in mangrove forests.

Poland’s share of EU post-pandemic recovery funds to prioritise sustainability and digital economy

Poland has announced that it will spend 30% of its EU post-pandemic recovery funds on the Green Deal and 25% on the digital economy.

Building a stronger and more competitive Digital Europe

CEO of EIT Digital, Willem Jonker, spoke to Innovation News Network’s Georgina Ryan about the European Commission’s latest legislative proposals: The Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act

European Commission supports political agreement on €7.5bn Digital Europe Programme

The European Commission has embraced the political agreement on the first EU programme that aims to accelerate the Digital Europe Programme.

PeasyPay: the European solution for biometric payments by EIT Digital

A new system developed by EIT Digital start-up PeasyPay is allowing people to pay by just showing their faces and taking a picture of...

EIT Digital: Celebrating ten years of building a strong digital Europe

Ahead of EIT Digital’s ten-year anniversary, Innovation News Network’s international editor, Clifford Holt, speaks with the organisation’s CEO, Willem Jonker, about how they are...

Mobile healthcare app receives €9.5m amid COVID-19 crisis

Siilo, a secure mobile healthcare company for medical professionals, has received €9.5m in venture capital financing. The company, which was founded in 2016, enables healthcare...

Next Generation EU: investing in a greener and more digital EU

27 Member States have endorsed the European Commission's recovery proposal, Next Generation EU, which aims to increase the Union’s sustainability and digitisation. To repair the...

Digital Infrastructure

Digital infrastructure highlights the cultural and social requirements which are needed in order to develop places where people want can live, work, and thrive.

Over the next few decades our digital networks will need to develop such that they can provide an infrastructure which enables and drives economic growth and productivity.

The lack of suitable digital infrastructures has proven to impact areas such as remote healthcare, education, and wellbeing through loneliness, making it a crucial part of modern day society.