Speeches by Neelie Kroes (Vice-President of the European Commission)
22/2/2013 Brussels: EU & US for Growth, Investment Crowd-funding and Support
UPDATE 1: DG Connect (Unit E2) launches a web-based Public Consultation with a view to defining future research priorities in Cloud Computing, Software and Services, ahead of the H2020 ICT Work Programme 2014-15. All interested stakeholders (industry, research centres, academia, SMEs and users) are warmly invited to contribute.
see also: the EC just released conclusions of the Internet of Things public consultation
“The European Commission published the results of the public consultation on the Internet of Things and the output from the work of the group of experts on the Internet of Things. The conclusions will help to define the future policy on the Internet of Things.
The public consultation was held between April and July 2012 (see IP/12/360). 600 people, associations and various groups from academics and civil society, as well industry players responded to the consultation. Through the public consultation, the Commission sought views on an a policy approach to foster a dynamic development of Internet of Things in the digital single market while ensuring appropriate protection and trust of EU citizens.
Together with the results of the public consultation, the Commission publishes the output from the work of the group of experts on the Internet of Things. Information on the entire work of the group can be found in the Register of the Commission Expert Groups.
The Commission will develop future policy initiatives on the basis of these documents and with further support from the CONNECT Advisory Forum for ICT Research and Innovation (CAF).”