Open Access Government October 2020

The October 2020 edition of Open Access Government discusses global government policy issues, such as health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, economic development, international development, environment, energy and equality

A selection can be found below:

The European Commission’s next EU long-term budget

Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Budget and Administration charts his priorities for the next EU long-term budget and the impact of COVID-19 on the Union

Fuelling the bioeconomy through U.S. innovation and collaboration

Insight into the emerging bioeconomy is provided here by Michael Berube, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy

Antimicrobial resistance: The next big pandemic?

Josep Figueras and Anna Sagan from the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies focus here on antimicrobial resistance and ponder whether or not this could be the next big pandemic

Green and digital transition: More resilience and sustainable jobs for the EU

Virginijus Sinkevičius, European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, explains the new Circular Economy Action Plan and argues that the green and digital transition can bring more resilience and sustainable jobs for the EU

Physics: Crucial questions about structure and our world

Denise Caldwell, Director, Division of Physics U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), sheds light on research that addresses the most fundamental questions surrounding the structure and inner workings of our world

Open Science in Europe: A challenge to benefit all

Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation in France, weighs up the benefits and challenges of achieving open science in Europe

How the energy sector can contribute to Europe’s economic recovery

Ditte Juul Jørgensen, Energy Director General of the European Commission explains how the energy sector can contribute to Europe’s economic recovery

Digital accessibility: Transforming government

Alison Pritchard, Director General, Government Digital Service comments that digital accessibility is transforming government to meet user needs

How can we harness information technology to be more sustainable?

Here, Defra’s Chief Digital and Information Officer and Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) for sustainable technology across government, Chris Howes, tells us why the departments first Sustainable Information Technology (IT) strategy is such a significant development

Future machines to explore new frontiers in particle physics

Jim Siegrist from the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy charts how future machines will explore new frontiers in particle physics

US Election 2020

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