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Last update: 29/04/2024

New report on the Future of the European Single Market

A recently released report by former Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta offers a visionary outlook on the future of the European Single Market. The document, commissioned by the European Council and the Commission, proposes strategic enhancements aimed at revitalising the market to meet the demands of a larger, more complex global environment. Notably, the report emphasises the critical role of the Interoperable Europe Act in achieving a seamless Digital Single Market.Since its inception over thirty years ago, the Single Market has been fundamental to European economic integration and…
Last update: 30/04/2024

PM² Guide v.3.1 is now available

The Centre of Excellence in Project Management (CoEPM²) of the European Commission announces the latest release of the PM² Guide, version 3.1.This edition introduces a new appendix on Sustainability, Data Protection, IT Security, and UX in project management, addressing key contemporary challenges. The release also includes updates for improved clarity, in line with the continuous effort to maintain a high-quality resource.In relation to the new edition, Mrs Angeliki Chlapani, the Head of Unit responsible for Methodologies at DG DIGIT, stated:'This publication marks yet another small step in…
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Last update: 23/04/2024

ENISA’s new report

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) is an agency of the European Union dedicated to achieving a high common level of cybersecurity across Europe. ENISA contribues to EU cyber policy, enhances the trustworthiness of ICT products, services and processes with cybersecurity certification schemes, cooperates with Member States and EU bodies, and helps Europe prepare for the cyber challenges of tomorrow.Recently ENISA produced a Report that presents the current state of play of cybersecurity assessments of ICT products and cloud services in the past five years. It also considers the…
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Last update: 02/05/2024

2024 Public Sector Tech Watch “Best Cases Award”

The Public Sector Tech Watch (PSTW) observatory has launched the ‘2024 Best Cases Award’. The award aims to:Generate a virtuous mechanism for sharing the best experiences on the use of emerging…
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Last update: 23/05/2024

EU Council renews call for interoperable and digital public sector

In the newly adopted Conclusions on the Future of EU Digital Policy, the European Council ‘invites the European Commission to continue its support for the development of interoperable public digital services and the cross-border interconnection of the infrastructures of public administrations.’ This signifies again an important endorsement from EU Member States to keep prioritizing digital government and interoperability coordination among public administrations in the EU. According to the Council, continued Commission support is necessary in these domains to ‘increase the resilience…
Digital-ready policymaking
Last update: 16/05/2024

Open calls for Eastern Europe Boot camp

Today, we're excited to be reopening applications for our 2024 GovTech Connect Eastern Europe Boot Camp 🚀We're looking for GovTech startups across Eastern and Central Europe to take part in our next 5 week accelerated training programme later this year.This free opportunity, with the support of the European Commission, is the first EU-wide GovTech programme that provides startups with the skills, tools and networks to successfully work with the public sector. We're searching for startups with Smart Cities solutions across the following challenge areas:💡 Energy🛵 Mobility🧠 Wellbeing🗣️…
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Last update: 08/05/2024

New complex test development guide

The Test Bed team has published a new guide with detailed information and a step-by-step tutorial to support test developers with complex conformance testing needs. The Interoperability Test Bed, and in a particular the GITB software and its supporting specifications, is a comprehensive conformance testing solution for a project’s semantic and technical specifications. Its typical use case is to validate exchanges between IT systems, in which the Test Bed acts as a testing counterpart to the systems under test, exchanging data with them according to specific scenarios, and validating…
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GovTech Connect

What is GovTech Connect?GovTech Connect is a is a multi-year, cross-border project, created under DG CONNECT of the European Commission, that entails a variety of initiatives convening and mobilising the GovTech…
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Data Europa Academy

The Publications Office of the European Union provides free online learning material on the concept, use, visualisation and management of open data. See the list below for an overview.All e-learning material are on https…


MyGNUHealth uses the latest mobile and desktop technology, such as Kivy framework. MyGNUHealth Personal Health Record is a privacy-oriented PHR, that will put the citizen and the patient in control of her health and…
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Webinar on CPSV-AP

On 20 June 2024 from 13:00 until 14:00 CEST a webinar on CPSV-AP will be held.The Core Public Service Vocabulary Application Profile (CPSV-AP) is a data specification used to harmonise the description of public services…


Register for the open DIS4SME event, a free online on 24 th of May, from 11:00 to 13:00 CETThe DIS4SME Project, co-funded under the Digital Europe Programme, aims to implement courses on geospatial data interoperability…
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What's Joinup

The Joinup platform is the European Commission's one-stop shop for interoperable, open, and free digital government ICT solutions and an online space for e-Government professionals and enthusiasts to share and learn about digital public services and initiatives.

Joinup covers the hands-on aspects of interoperability.

What's Interoperable Europe

It’s the European Commission’s initiative for a reinforced interoperability policy showcasing news and events about government-related interoperability, along with initiatives and best practices that support the digitalisation of EU public administrations.

Interoperable Europe covers the policy angle of interoperability.