Skilled workforce for net-zero development: European educational priorities

Views: 1EU strategic net-zero technologies manufacturing capacity is expected to reach about 40 percent of the member states’ deployment needs by 2030. European Net-Zero Industry Act foresees the creation of several “net-zero academies” focusing on specific technologies in order to ensure that the net-zero sectors in the states are having sufficient skilled workforce.  

European Semester: spring forecast shows gradual expansion amid high geopolitical risks

Views: 3The European Semester has played a crucial role in supporting strong and coordinated economic policy responses over the past five years, as the EU was confronted by a series of extraordinary challenges. The EU has demonstrated a high degree of economic and social resilience in the face of major shocks, such as post-pandemic complexities, […]

Artificial intelligence and data-driven innovation: new rules

Views: 11Making more public datasets available for reuse is the new aspect in the EU digital regulations. The so-called “high-value datasets” are already containing information on six thematic areas laid out in the Open Data Directive (effective from mid-2019): i.e. geospatial, earth observation and environment, meteorological, statistics, companies and mobility issues. Besides, the Implementing Regulation […]

Financing the EU priorities and integration through the external bonds

Views: 2According to the EU law, the European Commission is empowered to borrow from the international capital markets on behalf of the 27 member states. The EU has a well-established name in the global securities markets with a positive track record of bond issuances over the past 40 years. All issuances executed by the Commission […]

Digital tools in education: AI and ChatGPT

Views: 2Several higher education institutions are already actively using in various education processes some generative AI tools and ChatGPT. Increasingly implementing AI chatbots and other tools help to enhance the teaching and learning experiences. Some basic knowledge of AI and other machine-learning tools could serve as a viable supplement for inspiring the readers and others […]

Artificial intelligence in governance: new perspectives

Views: 22Modern advances in science, technology and innovations, particularly in ICT and computer sciences, enable states to “revolutionize” the governance processes at global, sub regional and national levels. Some states are already developing more sophisticated, enduring, detailed and perspective socio-economic governance models with adequate digital regulatory solutions. The use of AI can serve as a […]

European banks and financial sector in need of additional efficiency

Views: 6A vital goal of the European integration process is to make the EU-wide financial system more efficient. To ensure the financial system orderly functioning and stability, the European Banking Authority, EBA is monitoring and analyzing risks and vulnerabilities relevant to the regulations for banks, investment companies and firms. EBA also facilitates information sharing among […]

AI in education, science and research: comprehensive overview

Views: 9Spheres of research that use generative AI are expanding rapidly both across the world and through almost all science’s discipline. Experts are of the opinion that the process is not only accelerating but basically transforming scientific knowledge and the work of education providers. University World News has published a series of articles on AI […]

Strategic technologies in the member states: EU-wide supporting measures

Views: 32Newly adopted amendments to the guidelines on regional state aid will allow the EU member states to increase support for developing the so-called critical technologies in the less advantaged European regions. The amendments will also enable investments in clean- and bio-technologies, digital and deep-technology sectors in view of strengthening European competitiveness and preserving cohesion […]