Covid-19 Harnessing the power of digital technologies and data sharing

Covid-19: Harnessing the power of digital technologies and data sharing

Digital technologies and data-driven science offer solutions to control and mitigate the effects of Covid-19 on health and the economy. What is at stake for Europe?

Dr Renaud Lancelot interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Renaud Lancelot on data-driven solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic

Data-driven solutions to the Covid-19 pandemic, a scientist's opinion Dr Renaud Lancelot, a veterinary epidemiologist coordinating the recently funded Horizon 2020 project: MOnitoring Outbreak events for Disease surveillance in a data science context (MOOD), highlights how networks of data-science experts are helping public health agencies prepare for and address emerging diseases. How will the MOOD ...

Digital tracing, privacy & trust the : New Normalcy in Europe

Digital tracing, privacy and trust: the New Normalcy in Europe

European countries are adopting progressive measures to loosen the lockdown imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. We are entering a "new normalcy", the age of living with risk and social reorganization. Digital tracing is considered a promising tool to enable a return to normal social life by helping to monitor and reduce the spread of contagion. Will such an application prove effective? Could such an application ‘compromise’ the concept of privacy?

data picture ESMH press review

ESMH Press Review – March 4, 2020

Data, digital communication, ecosystem preservation & coronavirus impact: check out the ESMH selection of 22 science & tech news published in the last 2 weeks on the web. Pick your favourite from the most popular topics in the mainstream media !

EU project : SCOOP4C

EU Project : SCOOP4C

The project was launched by the European Commission in November 2016 and it is funded under the H2020 call CO-CREATION-05-2015 - Coordination and support action (CSA). Five organizations from four different member states explore how the once-only principle for citizens can be implemented at a European level. The University of Koblenz-Landau is coordinating this project. The overall aim ...

e-Governance: the Estonian Case

e-Governance: the Estonian Case

Estonia is one of two countries worldwide to offer an e-Residency, a government-issued status and identity granting access to the EU’s digital business environment. Even Barack Obama is an Estonian e-Resident. Which challenges do e-Residency and e-Governance in general pose for the public sector, and how does scientific research evaluate the digital transformation?

Martin Emmer ESMH scientists opinion e-governance

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Martin Emmer about e-Governance

Our understanding of citizenship is not based on a definition that refers to formal membership of a person to a nation or political entity, but more generally on the self-perception of individuals in relation to any nation or entity they may belong to.

Ott Velsberg ESMH scientists opinion e-governance

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Ott Velsberg about e-Governance

e-Governance: the Estonian Case, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Ott Velsberg, Chief Data Officer for the Estonian government. Increased quality of service, the lack of bureaucracy, and the ease of interacting with the government directly benefit the business and citizens. For which aspects in public administration is Estonia’s e-Government particularly helpful? Ott Velsberg: The biggest ...