Towards a new update of the Digital Agenda and creation of the Digital Single Market: challenges and opportunities for Local and Regional Authorities in the European Union

Contracting Party: The European Committee of the Regions (CoR)(with the Framework Contract EYCR – Education, Youth, Culture and Research)

Period: 2015



This report, co-authored by Progress Consulting S.r.l., includes a comprehensive analysis of the main strategies implemented at the local and regional level towards the achievement of the Digital Agenda for Europe and the creation of the Digital Single Market. Fifteen cases from different geographical areas of the EU are highlighted. In addition, policy options for the improvement of ICT infrastructures, ICT take-up, deployment of ICT-enabled services, and ICT sector development are outlined.