#Connecting Europe Building Block Bulletin

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#Connecting Europe Building Block Bulletin

For details read the on-line bulletin @:https://ec.europa.eu/newsroom/cef/newsletter-specific-archive-issue.cfm?newsletter_service_id=627&lang=default

ISO approves AS4 as an International Standard
The ISO (International Organisation for Standardization) approved AS4, the message exchange protocol underpinning the CEF eDelivery Building Block, as an International Standard.

Norwegian Digitalisation Agency uses Commission’s Big Data tool to optimise public procurement
Digdir, the Norwegian Digitalisation Agency, is using the CEF big data tool, the Big Data Test Infrastructure (BDTI), to help optimise public procurement in Norway by analysing transactional data.

European Commission’s machine translation tool to use eDelivery
The Commission’s Directorate-General for Translation (DGT) has decided to use the CEF eDelivery building block to provide a highly secure means of using their machine translation tool, CEF eTranslation.

Commission runs a pilot project on Qualified Web Authentication Certificates (QWACs)
The CEF eSignature team ran a pilot demonstrating how to implement QWACs, which authenticate websites by providing trusted information about the identity of persons or legal entities behind a website, instilling trust online and making the internet a safer place for consumers.

Commission launches public consultation on the eIDAS Regulation
This public consultation will be open until 2 October 2020 and will take into account the latest technological and policy developments.

Recording of Digital Innovation Hubs webinar available
On 3 July 2020, the European Commission held a webinar to explore how they could collaborate with Digital Innovation Hubs to accelerate the digital transformation of the public sector in the EU, by disseminating free, reusable digital solutions.

Recording of 2020-2 CEF Telecom Virtual Info Day available
On 16 July 2020, the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) held a Virtual Info Day on the second 2020 CEF Telecom call, which includes grant funding for projects using CEF eArchiving (€1 million) and Public Open Data (€3 million). The event gave advice on how to submit a strong proposal for grant funding.