Connect-World Europe covers a vast array of countries from a geographic, socio-economic and technology perspective.
The ICT sector in Europe represents 4.8% of the European economy. It generates 25% of total business expenditure in Research and Development (R&D), and investments in ICT account for 50% of all European productivity growth. EU investments in ICTs are due to increase by about 25% under the EU’s Horizon 2020 compared to FP7. EU investment will support the whole chain from basic research to innovation that can deliver new business breakthroughs, often on the basis of emerging technologies. Information and Communication Technologies underpin innovation and competitiveness across private and public sectors and enable scientific progress in all disciplines.
Connect-World: Europe discusses all aspects of the ICT sector in Europe. Important and relevant topics affecting the region have included: 5g Smartphones and Networks, Artificial Intelligence (AI), AR (Augmented Reality) and VR (Virtual Reality) Revolution, Cloud Computing and privacy issues of Social Networking.