Digital Strategy Cyprus: E-Government Within Reach

digital-governmentHoping to usher in the age of the e-Government, the Cabinet has approved the action plan: Digital Strategy Cyprus.

The objectives of the plan, the Cyprus Mail reports, are to modernise the public sector by operating without paper, simplifying processes, and saving costs, culminating in the provision of a ‘friendlier’ environment with ameliorated bureaucracy for both citizens and businesses alike.

The action plan is also designed to help small businesses with information and communication technologies,

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CEN project committee 434 on Electronic Invoicing

eBusinessBoomertel, recognized as one of the leading companies in the area of e-invoicing in Cyprus, was designated by the CYPRUS ORGANISATION FOR STANDARDISATION (CYS) to represent the country in the launch of the new Project Committee (CEN/PC 434) responsible for the definition of the Electronic Invoicing standard.

eBusiness is one of the main diverse area in the world economy change. The area is very wide including fields like eInvoice, eProcurement, eSignature or eTourism.

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Mexican e-invoicing adoption up 300 percent in 6 months


During the first half of the year, the growth in the number of issuers of electronic billing taxpayers increased by more than 300% compared to 2013. The reason for this steep rise is of course that as from 1 April 2014, electronic invoices are the only way to go in Mexico.

Countries that have mandated the use of advanced electronic invoices (compared to PDF einvoices and alike) have seen remarkable advances in more efficient tax collection and anti VAT fraud protection.

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The Birth of the Startup Community Heralds the Dawn of a New Future for Cyprus

artemis-pnevmatikouWhat is a startup? Even though the Cypriot startup scene is at a very early stage the confusion around the definition of the term “startup” seems to be dominant. But this confusion is not limited to Cyprus, it is a problem we are seeing in other international markets too. When we are talking about startups, we are not just talking about the latest app, or tech trend or anything that comes out of San Francisco for that matter.

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Διαδικτυακή πύλη ενημέρωσης χρηματοδοτικών προγραμμάτων

kybernomproogamataΗ Kύπρος έχει εξασφαλίσει για την νέα προγραμματική περίοδο 2014-2020 συνολικά ευρωπαϊκά κονδύλια ύψους 1,3 δις, με το ποσοστό συγχρηματοδότησης των προγραμμάτων αυτών να ανέρχεται στο 95%. Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες εδώ

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e-Invoicing – Peppol

peppol 1Electronic invoicing is the automated process of issuing, sending, receiving and processing invoice data by electronic means. Creating efficiency and cost reductions, eInvoicing can also unleash significant resources for further value-added tasks and innovations. Since 2005, many EU Member States have started to make eInvoicing mandatory to the public sector, increasing adoption at the national level.

eInvoicing links two important value chains, the procurement and the payment process. However, it is governed by different country-specific legislation and may be subject to processes and standards specific to regions or industries,

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Στο επίκεντρο η έρευνα και η καινοτομία

ΠτΔ: Μετουσιώνεται σε πράξη η πρόταση για νέο μοντέλο ανάπτυξης

Λευκωσία: Η πρόθεση της κυβέρνησης να αναπτύξει και να επενδύσει σε ένα ανανεωμένο μοντέλο ανάπτυξης μετουσιώνεται σταδιακά σε πράξη, δήλωσε απόψε ο Πρόεδρος της Δημοκρατίας Νίκος Αναστασιάδης.

Σε ομιλία του στην εκδήλωση για παρουσίαση της πρότασης της Εθνικής Επιτροπής Έρευνας, Καινοτομίας και Τεχνολογικής Ανάπτυξης για «Δημιουργία ενός Νέου Ενιαίου Εθνικού Πλαισίου για Έρευνα, Καινοτομία και Επιχειρηματικότητα στην Κύπρο», στο Προεδρικό Μέγαρο, ο Πρόεδρος Αναστασιάδης είπε ότι η σημερινή ημέρα αποτελεί ορόσημο καθότι σηματοδοτεί,

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Mexican e-invoicing displayed as best practice for Pan EU e-invoicing

best-practice-150x150More than 9,000 million (9 billion!) electronic invoices issued by different companies and entities in Mexico the past decade displays the success of the Mexican Einvoicing initiative. It represents a major step in the country’s progress in its goal towards the development of e-government that provides greater efficiency, avoide the use of paper, to minimize fraud and to increase in public agility.

The successful implementation of electronic invoicing in Mexico has attracted much interest of the European Commission,

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67 of the best of E-invoicing and AP automation news items 2013

Sure enough, 2013 was a busy year when it comes to e-invoicing and invoice automation. And last November and December were the busiest months of 2013. With over 40 posts per month each. Underneath is a wrap-up of the best of e-invoicing an invoice automation, categorised under: headlines, product information, customer cases, webinars and whitepapers.

67 of the best of E-invoicing and AP automation news items in November and December 2013 – E-invoicing Platform.

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Χρηματοδότηση της έρευνας για τα επόμενα 7 χρόνια – Ορίζοντας 2020

horizon2020Το εμβληματικό πρόγραμμα έρευνας και καινοτομίας της ΕΕ – Ορίζοντας 2020 – θα χρηματοδοτηθεί τα δύο πρώτα χρόνια με 15 δισ. ευρώ για τη δημιουργία απασχόλησης.

Ξεκίνησε την περασμένη εβδομάδα το πρόγραμμα «Ορίζοντας 2020» με τη δημοσίευση των πρώτων προσκλήσεων υποβολής προτάσεων ανταγωνιστικού χαρακτήρα.

Τα επόμενα 7 χρόνια θα διατεθούν σε πανεπιστήμια, ερευνητικά ιδρύματα και επιχειρήσεις 80 δισ. ευρώ για τη χρηματοδότηση της έρευνας και της ανάπτυξης καινοτόμων προϊόντων και υπηρεσιών.

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