Friday, August 23, 2019

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Government Europa brings you the latest Smart Futures News from across the field of European Government Policy.

Barnier outlines post-Brexit UK-EU security partnership

Barnier welcomes commitment to post-Brexit UK-EU security partnership

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has welcomed the UK’s commitment to pursuing a UK-EU security partnership following Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc. The UK published...
MK:Smart provided the framework for a smart future for Milton Keynes

MK:Smart provided the framework for a smart future for Milton Keynes

Alan Fletcher, business development manager at KMI, the Open University, reflected on the legacy of the MK:Smart project, and explained how it continues to...
Digital post for Denmark

Digital post and the digitisation of society in Denmark

Rikke Hougaard Zeberg, director-general of the Agency for Digitisation, Denmark, answers Government Europa’s questions about digitisation in society and the Digital Post project. As everyday...
EU sends €1.5m in aid following devastating floods in Kenya

EU sends €1.5m in aid following devastating floods in Kenya

Following a dam collapse caused by devastating floods in Kenya, the European Commission has announced some €1.5m in emergency humanitarian aid to support those...
EU finance ministers to discuss measures to counter US sanctions on Iran

EU finance ministers to discuss measures to counter US sanctions on Iran

The EU is expected to introduce measures to counter US sanctions on Iran and cancel out the impact they might have on European businesses. Earlier...
EU report welcomes work to strengthen EU-Tunisia relations

EU report welcomes work to strengthen EU-Tunisia relations

The European Commission and the European External Action Service have published a progress report on efforts to strengthen EU-Tunisia relations. Significant work has been undertaken...
Manchester debuts immersive augmented reality walking tour

Manchester debuts immersive augmented reality walking tour

A smart cities demonstrator project in Manchester, UK, has developed an immersive augmented reality walking tour of the city. As an element of the CityVerve...
Research shows UK gender pay gap is narrowing

Research shows UK gender pay gap is narrowing

New research from researchers at the University of Manchester and the City University of London shows that the UK’s gender pay gap is narrowing. The...
Cities4Europe project to improve citizen engagement in European democracy

Cities4Europe project to improve citizen engagement in European democracy

EUROCITIES has launched its new campaign, ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’, which aims to improve citizen engagement in European democracy. The campaign was launched earlier...
Scottish hospital trials IoT technology to help monitor medical beds

Scottish hospital trials IoT technology to help monitor medical beds

A hospital in Scotland is trialling internet of things (IoT) technology to help monitor medical beds more efficiently as they move throughout the site. NHS...

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