A Europe fit for the digital age: Empowering people with a new generation of technologies

27th February 2020

Introduction

Digital technology is changing people’s lives. The EU’s digital strategy aims to make this transformation work for people and businesses, while helping to achieve its target of a climate-neutral Europe by 2050.

Therefore, the EU’s strategies for artificial intelligence (AI) and data aim to encourage businesses to work with, and develop, these new technologies, while at the same time making sure that they earn citizens’ trust.

Actions

  • Shaping Europe’s digital future – Read more
  • Excellence and trust in Artificial Intelligence – Read more

Policy areas

Data Protection – Reforming data protection to give people control over their data and help businesses comply. Ensuring that non-EU countries protect data of EU citizens.

Better access to online goods for consumers and businesses – Helping to make the EU’s digital world a seamless and level marketplace to buy and sell.

The right environment for digital networks and services – Designing rules that match the pace of technology, such as the rollout of next-generation 5G mobile connections or the Action Plan on Financial Technology.

Economy and Society – Ensuring that citizens and businesses can take full advantage of the opportunities digitalisation can offer.

European Data Strategy – To make sure the EU becomes a role model and a leader for a society empowered by data


Article Source: https://ec.europa.eu/info/strategy/priorities-2019-2024/europe-fit-digital-age_en

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