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14-01-2015 - 17:04
Extraordinary meeting of the ITRE Committee: Creation of a European Energy Union, Presentation by the Vice-President of the Commission for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic

ITRE Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday 28 May 2015 (09.00 - 12.30 & 15.00 - 18.30) in JAN 4Q2, Brussels.

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The roadmap for completing the digital single market

19-05-2015 - 12:16
Energy debate with European Commissioner Oettinger at the EP in Brussels on Wednesday 24/09/2014

On 28 May ITRE Committee will welcome Commissioner Günther Oettinger, responsible for the Digital Economy & Society, to discuss the roadmap for completing the Digital Single Market. Mr Oettinger will focus on the initiatives of special relevance for ITRE such as the future reform of telecoms rules, the actions on cybersecurity, the initiatives around big data, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing, priorities for ICT standardisation, and the analysis of platforms, among others.

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Digital single market – committee chairs welcome proposal

JURI IMCO ITRE 06-05-2015 - 14:53

The proposed Digital Single Market strategy is needed to build trust in the online world, boost growth and protect the rights of citizens, creators and companies. These were among the first reactions from the chairs of the three committees that will work intensively on today's Commission proposal. This afternoon and tomorrow morning, the Commissioners responsible will visit Parliament to discuss the proposal with MEPs. (Read more)

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ITRE Meeting

Welcome words

J. Buzek

With reindustrialization as the overarching aim, the ITRE Committee will have four priority areas on which to concentrate.

First of all, we must ensure that EU’s legal and economic framework enables the European industrial sector to become more innovative. This will require adapting and mobilizing EU’s R&D and education programs to effectively respond to the actual needs of the industry.

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The Assessment of Scientific and Technological Policy Options for the European Parliament.