Cool Silicon e.V

Cool Silicon, established in the framework of the "Spitzenclusterwettbewerb" (Leading-edge cluster competition) of Germany, is located within "Silicon Saxony" and deals with R&D in the field of energy-efficient ICT, covering the entire value chain of micro-/nanoelectronics from automated production equipment up to energy effcient sensor networks.

Our mission is to create new solutions for the Internet of Things, supporting in particular SMEs in establishing (also international) R&D collaborations. Key members are the Technical University of Dresden, several institutes of Fraunhofer as well as large industry players such as Infineon or Globalfoundries.

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Outcomes and key themes from ICT 2018 Session on Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society

On 5 December 2018, the Digital Single Market of the European Commission sponsored a session on the topic of “Cybersecurity as key for a Digital Economy and Society”. The highly-popular session (over 90 attendees) took place on 5 December 2018 within the flagship ICT2018 Conference in Vienna, Austria.

Khalil Rouhana, Deputy Director General, EC – DG CNECT, kicked off the session with an overview of some of the most pressing issues of the day in cybersecurity: