Robert Madelin is the former director general of the European Commission’s DG Connect, which deals with digital matters and telecoms. On 1 September, he becomes “senior adviser for innovation” at the European Political Strategy Centre, the internal think tank which reports directly to President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a wide ranging-interview with EurActiv, he speaks about his new role, the digital single market and the contingencies of civil service.
Madelin comments that EIT Digital (former EIT ICT Labs) know what they want to do, have a serious business plan, with more leading universities and big actors from the business world coming into the network.
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