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Policy recommendations to further develop B2B Industrial Digital Platforms in Europe

Building on the findings of Monitoring B2B Industrial Digital Platforms in Europe, this report provides recommendations for EU-wide actions to encourage European industry and SMEs to explore the development of European industrial B2B platforms and accelerate the uptake of data-driven business models. To do so, this document analyses the impacts of platforms on economies and societies and identifies the main challenges that need to be addressed by policymakers and other interested stakeholders.

The report introduces a top-level analysis of B2B platforms' impact on the European economy, highlighting positive effects and open challenges. Also, it provides the European Union and Member States institutions with recommendations to define and enforce policies that amplify the economic and societal benefits of B2B platforms.

Policy recommendations B2B platforms.pdf
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Leaflet Policy recommendations B2B Platforms.pdf
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