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Nesta: Transforming Political Engagement through Digital Democracy

This report “Digital Democracy: The tools transforming political engagement” published by Nesta, aims at providing useful insights on the use of digital technologies by governments, municipal authorities or political parties in order to engage citizens in decision-making. Based on lessons from Nesta’s research, it is focused on examples of pioneering innovation in digital democracy across Europe and beyond today. Continue reading

Shedding light on energy in the EU: A guided tour of energy statistics

shedding-lightShedding light on energy in the EU – A guided tour of energy statistics is a digital publication released by Eurostat on 20th September 2016, with the aim at making the complex process of energy more understandable. This digital publication serves in particular those who would like to better understand the challenges faced by the Energy Union, one of the ten priorities of the European Commission. Continue reading

WEF White Paper: Internet for All

WEF11According to WEF’ s White Paper Internet for All – A Framework for Accelerating Internet Access and Adoption, there are four essential categories imposing barriers to the greater use of Internet: infrastructure; affordability; skills, awareness and cultural acceptance; and local adoption and use. Defining the strengths and weaknesses for each region regarding these dimensions can be very useful for pointing out and proposing policies for technological improvement. Continue reading

INNOLAB Study Visit to Greece Thessaloniki: learning from an emerging ecosystem video streaming

On Thursday 28th of February 2013 between 09:00 – 12:00 CET an open event took place in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki with the title “University, Research and Enterprise collaboration in Thessaloniki”. The event has been broadcasted on the web live. During the event three presentations fostered the discussion. Continue reading