Digital Economy

* Focus on the benefits of the new economy and digital transformation for competitiveness, growth, creation of jobs and innovation. The committee monitors a variety of industry sectors, ranging from the traditional telecoms and ICT companies, to a cross-section of companies and sectors spread across the global economy.

Mission: Addresses issues related to the digital economy, such as digitalisation of industry, data protection and free flow of data, cybersecurity, e-commerce platforms 

Key Focus Areas: e-Government services; Data protection; Cloud computing; Cybersecurity - NIS; Big data; Data innovation; Internet governance; Industry 4.0; Smart cities; R&D and Innovation Ecosystem; 5G; tech start-ups