• Posted 08-Jul-2020

Powering a climate-neutral economy: Commission sets out plans for the energy system of the future and clean hydrogen

To become climate-neutral by 2050, Europe needs to transform its energy system, which accounts for 75% of the EU's greenhouse gas emissions. The EU strategies for energy system integration and hydrogen, adopted by the Commission, will pave the way towards a more efficient and interconnected energy sector, driven by the twin goals of a cleaner planet and a stronger economy.

  • Posted 03-Jul-2020

Bringing Europe closer to people: European Committee of the Regions set three priorities for 2020-2025

​The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) adopted a resolution setting out its three priorities for the next five years. The political assembly aims to make the European Union more resilient, sustainable and cohesive, by strengthening the involvement of involving regions and cities in EU policy-making and implementation.

  • Posted 03-Jul-2020

The Commission adopts Implementing Regulation to pave the way for high capacity 5G network infrastructure

The Commission adopted the Implementing Regulation on small-area wireless access points, or small antennas, which are crucial for the timely deployment of 5G networks that are delivering high-capacity and increased coverage as well as advanced connection speeds.

  • Posted 03-Jul-2020

European Commission launches new system for identifying public-funded innovations with disruptive potential

The European Commission launched a first-of-a kind indicator system that identifies public-funded innovations with disruptive potential. The new system – the Market Creation Potential Indicator - was developed by the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and offers citizens and other stakeholders a novel way to navigate the outputs of Horizon 2020 – the EU’s Research and Innovation programme – and the opportunities they present to create new markets.

  • Posted 03-Jul-2020

Commission takes further steps to promote European audiovisual works and protect vulnerable viewers

The Commission adopted guidelines to help Member States implement the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive. The guidelines will offer a practical tool to ensure the promotion of European works in media content, thereby supporting cultural diversity and greater choice for European consumers.