Digital Single Market (DSM): The DSM denotes the strategy of the European Commission to ensure access to online activities for individuals and businesses under conditions of fair competition, consumer and data protection, removing geo-blocking and copyright issues. EPIC sought to explore the Digital Single Market and its impact in New Zealand, Singapore and Australia. Together with our partners, we discussed sustainable ways for the EU to work together in this area.
- If you are interested in the European Digital Single Market, please visit this link: Digital Single Market | European Commission.
- Or sign up now for the newsletter of the European Union: Digital Single Market | Newsletter.
- Get in touch with the official Twitter account of the European Digital Single Market: @DSMeu
- Do you want to know what our project coordinator says about the Digital Single Market? Dr. Erich Prem - International Impact of Europe's Digital Single Market rules.
Artificial Intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence): Intelligence displayed by machines, in contrast with the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals. Topics of AI research include reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, natural language processing (e.g. translation), perception and the ability to move and manipulate objects.
You want to know more? Here is our video tip on "Artificial Intelligence - Advantages for New Zealand". Panel discussion at the Canterbury Tech Summit 2017.
Cybersecurity: Is the protection of computer systems from theft and damage to their hardware, software or information, as well as from disruption or misdirection of the services they provide.
Internet of Things (IoT): The network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enable these objects to connect and exchange data.
Curous about IoT solutions? Read the EPIC policy brief Connecting Things and Industries Around the World: EU-New Zealand Industry 4.0 and IoT Solutions.
ICT in Transport: ICT has become a major driver force for sustainable and intelligent transport systems of the future. It is a major enabler for smart cities, but also for energy efficiency, and new services for a networked society.
Digital Economy: Many aspects of our global society will to some extend be digitalized; the resulting exponential development, aka digital disruption, affects not just technology, but also ways of doing business, and more generally how we live as humans.
Spatial Intelligence: Deriving meaningful insight from geospatial data relationships, in particular but not exclusively based on data from satellites.
Read the EPIC policy reccomendations for the future of Singapore-Europe Earth observation research cooperation.