Leading the digital decade 2021 (June)

The Leading the Digital Decade conference, hosted by the European Commission and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will he held virtually on 1st and 2nd June 2021.

The starting point of the first day’s debate is the Communication “2030 Digital Compass: the European way for the Digital Decade”. Its vision is simple: everyone in Europe can and should benefit from digital.

The second day will be dedicated to the launch of the Digital Europe Programme, the first financial instrument of the EU for European projects on digital.

Two of the highlights of this event will be the presentation of the Lisbon Declaration, a contribution to the preparation of a proposal from the European Commission for a joint inter-institutional Declaration of Digital Principles, and the inauguration of the EllaLink submarine cable, which will be retransmitted from the cable’s site in Sines, south of Lisbon. This cable will offer high-capacity connectivity on a new route linking major subsea hubs in Europe and Latin America.

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From: 01/06/2021



Use Case

Reggio Emilia Italy

Italian use case

The Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance together with the Agency for Digital Italy will leverage the Interlink platform and its components to co-create a new module with Reggio Emilia city for a Joint Strategic Planning between central and local Public Bodies.


Latvian use case

The goal of the Latvian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development Customer Service Centers’ use case is to test sharing service delivery with third parties to improve public services.

Zaragoza city

Spanish use case

Zaragoza will adopt the Interlink governance framework to widen Open Innovation within the city. The framework and set of enablers made available within Interlink will provide holistic support for sustainable Open Innovation in the co-creation and co-delivery of services.