The Policy Briefs analyse national and regional policy measures focused on a specific policy challenge, technological area or mode of implementation and explore policy tools that have been designed and implemented with the aim of fostering the generation and uptake of advanced technologies. The reports provide a comparative analysis of some of the most relevant national and regional examples on the policy landscape in the EU. They highlight the lessons learnt based on existing policy evaluations, monitoring or any other learning process and will present both good practices and potentially the bad ones. In the case of novel policy initiatives, they focus on the key challenges in the design process.
As digital transformation is accelerating around the world and an increasingly larger share of the interactions is hosted online, citizens, companies and governments are being more and more exposed to cyber threats and digital crimes.
Skills and talent are key to enable the digital and technological transformation process and safeguard the competitiveness of European industry given the fact that innovation comes from the creativity and skills of individuals.
European industry is facing technological, socio-political and climate change challenges. The transition to climate neutrality is the most urgent challenge of our times and calls for bold and courageous actions for and by industry.
Inspired by similar initiatives implemented in Germany and the Netherlands, the Ministry of Economy first presented the Smart Industry concept for Slovakia at a high-level conference in March 2016. The government adopted the strategic direction of the paper on the 29th of October2016
The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg embarked in 2015 upon a deeply collaborative process for the creation of a strategy to build on the country’s existing record and reputation as a digital and smart Economy Leader of Europe.
The Digital Coalition was established in November 2016 at the 11th Slovenian Business Summit as a coordinating body with a view to effectively implement the strategy Digital Slovenia 2020 – A Strategy for the Development of Information Society by 2020 and other sector specific economic developmen
“I4.0 NTP” (Industry 4.0 National Technology Platform) is a national strategic initiative from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute for Computer Science and Control (MTA SZTAKI) and the Ministry for National Economy.
Austria’s national Plattform Industrie 4.0 (PI4.0) started in 2014 upon the initiative of the Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology. Established in June 2015, PI4.0 became operative in October 2015.