A collection of videos from our latest debates, study visits and other initiatives. From discussion highlights to speakers’ presentations and interviews, never miss out on any of the insightful outcomes of our activities.View all
On 28 September 2021, EIF hosted a virtual debate on the ‘Digitalisation of the Health sector’ to discuss the role that the EU can play to support member states and patients, with a special focus on the EU4Health Programme, on the Commission’s strategic approach for e-health and the priorities and challenges for Europe.
The debate, hosted by MEP and EIF Steering Committee member Marina Kaljurand, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and featured the following experts and policymakers:
On 29 September 2021, EIF hosted an exchange of views with European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Mariya Gabriel.
The Commissioner shared her views on the need to create a pan-European Innovation Ecosystem, involving constant bottom-up consultations with our European Champions, without forgetting women’s potential and central role of education and research.
The exchange was hosted and moderated by MEP and EIF Steering Committee member Maria da Graça Carvalho, who asked the Commissioner 5 questions on themes that are at the heart of Commissioner Gabriel’s work.
After the exchange, the Q&A session was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and featured the following EIF Steering Committee Members:
- Pilar del Castillo, MEP and EIF Chair
- Sabine Verheyen MEP
- Victor Negrescu MEP
- Eva Kaili MEP
On 30 June 2021, EIF and GSMA hosted the 7th annual high-level virtual discussion on ‘Europe’s Digital Transformation: Now to 2030’ in the context of the MWC21 Barcelona, bringing together legislators, regulators, and stakeholders in the EIF and GSMA networks.
On 1 July 2021, EIF hosted the debate ‘Building back Greener and more Digital’ to discuss Digital and Green, the two building blocks of Europe’s way to recover from the Covid crisis and help other sectors and communities to become greener, more circular, more resource-efficient and net-zero.
The event, hosted by MEP and EIF member Josianne Cutajar, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini and featured the following speakers:
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On 17 June 2021, EIF organised the virtual debate ‘Decrypting the encryption debate: How to ensure public safety with a privacy-preserving and secure Internet?’.
The event, co-hosted by European Parliament Vice-President and EIF member Marcel Kolaja and MEP and EIF member Patrick Breyer, was moderated by EIF Director General Maria Rosa Gibellini. The following speakers shared their perspectives on the ongoing encryption debate:
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