Welcome to the first edition of net-it-be newsletter, an open window to the latest initiatives coming out of the Net Futures department of DG CONNECT, and your inside track to the latest European Future Internet policy, research and innovation (R&I) news.
Net Futures was created just last year, as part of a reorganisation within the European Commission, and yet we are proud to announce a number of important achievements which we hope to build on in the near future.
The unveiling of the European Cloud Computing Strategy, progress towards phase three of the Future Internet-PPP, the forthcoming flagship Web-Entrepreneurs Strategy, as well as robust research outcomes are concrete results of the first six months of operations. Positive signs are also being seen from teams overseeing projects in future network infrastructure, large-scale future internet experimentation, and international co-operation efforts (i.e. coordinated calls with Brazil and Japan). These demanding portfolios are being successfully developed and propelled thanks to the energy and commitment of the Net Futures colleagues and stakeholders.
In 2013, we look forward to continued success and R&I breakthroughs in our four core business areas:
We call on stakeholders to help us achieve our vision of a truly European Future Internet policy, a clear path to growth through research and innovation.
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