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12.11.2020

The European Commission published a study addresses the issue of growing energy consumption due to the expansion of cloud services in Europe.

The topic of energy-efficient cloud computing has become a priority on the EU political agenda and the European Digital Strategy sets the goal of achieving climate-neutral, highly energy-efficient and sustainable data centres by no later than 2030.

Energy-efficient Cloud Computing Technologies and Policies for an Eco-friendly Cloud Market
20.10.2020

Bulgaria has joined the European initiative to create a next generation cloud for Europe. This secure and competitive cloud offering is essential to provide the trustworthy data processing infrastructure and services that public administrations, businesses and citizens require in Europe. In this milestone achievement, the signatory Member States agree to work together towards deploying resilient and competitive cloud infrastructure and services across Europe.

09.03.2020

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a European strategy for data. The results of this study will be included in possible Commission initiatives on data access and reuse in the coming months. Participation in the consultation is done by filling out a survey.

16.12.2019

The working group on switching cloud providers and data porting ('SWIPO') presented the first copies of two data portability Codes of Conduct to the Council and the Commission, as foreseen in the Regulation on the Free Flow of non-personal Data.

By Protocol of the Council of Ministers of 17 July 2019, the Minister of Transport, Information technology and Communications is designated for a National Single Information Point about Regulation (EU) 2018/1807 (FFD Regulation) — on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union.

National Single Information Point about Regulation (EU) 2018/1807 - on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union

Regulation (EU) 2018/1807 (FFD Regulation) — on a framework for the free flow of non-personal data in the European Union of 14 November 2018  entered into force since December 2018 and applied since 28 May 2019. The aim of the Regulation is to achieve a more competitive and integrated EU market for data storage and processing services and activities.

The Regulation:

Free flow of non-personal data in EU
14.10.2016

We are pleased to inform you that the second 2016 CEF Telecom call on Public Open Data has been launched. The deadline for submissions is 15 September 2016.

This call for proposals addresses projects for generating value through the re-use of public sector information.

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