Viviane Reding, commissioner for information society and media, mentiones Ambient Sweden as one of the most important projects

10 February, 2009 - 12:08

In her speech in Brussels 2 February, Viviane Reding mentions Ambient Sweden as one of the most important projects to make Europe a key player for the future Internet.   "President Sarkozy has launched his “plan numérique”, the "IKT 2020" initiative in Germany includes a strategy towards the future Internet. Sweden is launching the "Ambient Sweden" initiative, with the objective of becoming a "leading Internet nation" by 2015. The newly appointed UK telecoms minister Lord Carter is launching his Digital Britain campaign. The common point of all these national initiatives is that they all capitalise on future developments of the Internet."Read Viviane Reding's speechChair of Ambient Sweden is Staffan Truvé, managing director of SICS. Olle Olsson at SICS leads one of the research tracks.