The European Commission, together with the German Presidency and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is proud to bring you "ICT 2020: Leading the Digital Age", taking place in
The European Commission, together with the German Presidency and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is proud to bring you “ICT 2020: Leading the Digital Age”, taking place in Cologne, Germany.
It is hard to overstate the growing impact of data and digital technologies on everyday life of European citizens, governments, public authorities and industry.
The global coronavirus pandemic and the resulting public health emergency affected the whole of Europe. While preparing an adequate response to the economic impact and social consequences, Europe was able to count heavily on digital technologies, infrastructures and know-how to ensure business continuity.
In a time of reconstruction, the next decade should witness a Europe that strives for more prosperity building on its excellence in science and technology, at the forefront of innovation.
Europe will set the rhythm of global sustainable development, fighting climate change, underpinning transformation towards carbon-neutral industrial processes, preserving our planet’s ecosystems and offering opportunities to all.