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Zero Pollution Action Plan

We need to reduce pollution in the EU and beyond. Our new Zero Pollution vision will help us live in a toxic-free environment. We will fight air and noise pollution, improve water and soil quality, revive damaged natural ecosystems, we will tackle harmful chemicals, pesticides, marine…

Europe’s digital future

Picture a medical emergency. A call to a first responder. The first moments of the call could mean the difference between life and death. What is the diagnosis? Is the patient in a critical condition? What if artificial intelligence could support the responder, helping them make the right…

EU COVID-19 Therapeutics Strategy

In combination with an increasing vaccination rate, better access to therapeutics means fewer hospitalisations, speedier recovery for COVID-19 patients and ultimately more lives saved. The EU strategy on COVID-19 therapeutics aims to support the development and increase the availability of…

EU COVID-19 Certificate

The EU COVID-19 Certificate should facilitate safe free movement inside the EU during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Certificate will be a proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result or recovered from COVID-19. It will be available, free of charge,…

How do COVID-19 vaccines get to you?

How do COVID-19 vaccines get to you? Mass manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccines is complex and takes time. Up to 70% of manufacturing time is spent on testing and quality controls – ensuring doses are safe and effective. The European Commission is working with industry to step up manufacturing…

The Digital Green Certificate

The European Union is introducing a Digital Green Certificate to remove obstacles to free movement within the EU. It is intended for each EU citizen who has received a COVID-19 vaccine, recovered from COVID-19 or had a negative test result. It is also open to family members if they come from…

Safe Vaccines for Europeans

Following the recommendation of the European Medicines Agency, the European Commission has granted a conditional market authorisation for the first COVID-19 vaccine by BioNTech/Pfizer on December, 21st . TheCOVID-19 vaccines developed and authorised in the European Union are safe and…
EU vaccination strategy

EU Vaccination Strategy

On 17 June, the European Commission presented a European vaccines strategy to accelerate the development, manufacturing and deployment of vaccines against COVID-19. A safe and effective vaccine is our best bet to overcome the pandemic. Questions and answers on the EU…
EU Digital Transformation

EU Digital Transformation

Artificial intelligence is seen as central to the digital transformation of society and it has become an EU priority. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the ability of a machine to display human-like capabilities such as reasoning, learning, planning and creativity. There are many examples of…
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