Study finds a total of 1.8M jobs in the EU app economy, with €17.5bn in revenues taken in by EU app companies in 2013
Leaders from the EU app economy will gather in Brussels on 13 February for the launch of the Eurapp study report “Sizing the EU App Economy”, where guest speakers including Neelie Kroes and Rovio’s Peter Vesterbacka will discuss the future of the EU app economy. Eurapp is a year-long project run by NUI Galway and Gigaom to look at the opportunities and challenges facing the EU app economy.
Leaders from the app development community in Europe gathered in Berlin recently to discuss the current state of the EU app economy, along with innovative ideas for the future. The event featured keynote talks and hands-on tutorials by CEOs and co-founders from a variety of successful app companies who advised app companies on how to grow their businesses.
Eurapp, an EC-funded study of the EU app economy led by Dr John Breslin of NUI Galway, is now inviting solvers globally to generate ideas to solve major challenges facing the EU app economy, with a total prize fund of €9000 and an additional €15000 to facilitate travel of the top ten solvers to a Eurapp event in Berlin this November.