12,775 Digital Agenda for Europe, Digital Agenda for Europe Newsletter, 12 February 2016

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Newsletter – 12 February 2016DIGIBYTES — 10 February 2016

Have your say on Future and Emerging Technologies and mathematics in Horizon 2020Which emerging fields of technological research should the EU be investing in? What novel areas of science, mathematics and technology would benefit from deeper exploration? Share your views by April 30th and help us identify where to focus our future work in Horizon 2020 – the EU’s research and innovation framework programme.Read more…

DIGIBYTES — 10 February 2016
EU supported films compete for awards at the Berlinale
The Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) opened its doors on February 11th with the participation of 20 EU supported films, 5 of which are shortlisted for the Golden and Silver Bears. The Berlinale also includes a showcase event presenting projects funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme and the European Film Forum with discussions between EU policymakers and the audiovisual industry. Commissioner Oettinger will announce events to mark the 25th anniversary of the MEDIA programme.
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DIGIBYTES — 11 February 2016
Europe’s emergency number 112 known by half of Europeans : EC acts to inform young people
11 February is European 112 Day, a day aimed at raising public awareness of Europe’s emergency number, 112. This year in August will be 25 years since 112 number was introduced, yet a survey shows that only half (48%) of EU citizens could spontaneously identify 112 as the number that allows them to call the police, fire brigade or medical services anywhere in the EU at no cost.
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DIGIBYTES — 9 February 2016
Safer Internet Day 2016: Play your part for a better internet
Today, millions of people in more than 100 countries in the EU and across the world are celebrating Safer Internet Day, to promote the safer and responsible use of technology among children and young people. From Iceland to Madagascar, from Uruguay to Kazakhstan, internet users of all ages, teachers, parents, policy makers and industry are joining in to play their part for a better internet.
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