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Digital Europe programme: Funding digital transformation beyond 2020 [EU Legislation in Progress][Policy Podcast]

Written by Marcin Szczepanski (2nd edition, updated on 11.2.2019),

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In the framework of the next long-term EU budget for 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new, €9.2 billion programme to build up digital capacity and infrastructure and support a digital single market. It will operate mainly through coordinated and strategic co-investments with the Member States in the areas of advanced computing and data, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity, their uptake and optimal use in the private and public sectors and boosting advanced digital skills. The programme aims to help European societies and businesses to make the most of the ongoing digital transformation. The Commission sees the potential for efficiency gains in exploring complementarities and synergies with other planned programmes such as Horizon Europe, the Connecting Europe Facility and the European Regional Development and Cohesion Funds.

The European Parliament adopted amendments on 13 December 2018 and referred the file back to the ITRE committee for interinstitutional negotiations. The Council reached a partial general approach, which excludes budgetary and horizontal issues, in December 2018.

Versions

Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the Digital Europe programme for the period 2021-2027
Committee responsible: Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) COM(2018) 434
6.6.2018
Rapporteur: Angelika Mlinar (ALDE, Austria) 2018/0227 (COD)
Shadow rapporteurs:

 

 

 

Pilar del Castillo Vera (EPP, Spain)
Carlos Zorrinho (S&D, Portugal)
Ashley Fox (ECR, United Kingdom)
Paloma López Bermejo (GUE/NGL, Spain)
Reinhard Bütikofer (Greens/EFA, Germany)
Dario Tamburrano (EFDD, Italy)
Barbara Kappel (ENF, Austria)
Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)
Next steps expected: Trilogue negotiations

Stage: Trilogue

Figure 1 – Estimated breakdown of Digital Europe funding in current prices

Estimated breakdown of Digital Europe funding in current prices

Discussion

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    Posted by Michael Smith | June 14, 2019, 10:33

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