VdTÜV Portal

Digital Agenda

The EU is still far behind the ongoing digital transformation. The Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE) should profit from the economic dynamics of the Single Market.
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There is a risk of losing competitiveness on the global scale, and thereby squandering opportunities for economic growth and social development. At the end of December 2012, the European Commission therefore adopted seven new priorities for 2013/2014 with regard to the digital economy and society.

Since the Digital Agenda for Europe was adopted in 2010 as an integral part of the Europe 2020 strategy, the number of new Internet users has increased by 15 million in Europe. 68 percent of EU citizens regularly go online, 170 million are active in social networks. Internet traffic is doubling every 2 to 3 years. More than 4 million people in many sectors in Europe have an ICT workplace, and their number annually increases by a further 3 percent.

The full VdTÜV paper can be downloaded below.


VdTÜV Position: Safety and security for automated driving

Automated driver assistance systems are the key to future individual mobility - and for autonomous vehicles. But drivers need legal certainty when using these systems. In connected mobility, data relating to the vehicle and the vehicle owner must be protected and protection against cyberattacks must be ensured.

EU Commission establishes contractual public-private partnership for cyber security

On 5 July 2016, as part of its strategy for a digital single market, the European Commission (EC) agreed on a contractual public-private partnership for cyber security (cPPP), which shall mobilise €1.8 billion in investments by 2020.