2020 Financing EU industry’s digital transformation & global lead role

Industry is facing the challenges of digital transition and decarbonisation, while at the same time being hit by an exceptional symmetric shock. The sustainable evolution of Europe’s industrial ecosystem and its international industrial leadership requires the EU to stand united. After the 2019 EU elections, Ceemet has a closer look at this policy area following the publication of the 10 Point Plan.

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A new European Parliament has been elected and a new European Commission has been installed. With policy priorities being defined by the latter, the 10 Point Plan for a competitive industry sustaining social Europe - Why Europe needs industry, and why industry needs Europe even more requires more context to its points. This flyer has a closer look at Point 3 International Competitiveness, Point 4 Digital Industrial Era and Point 8 Investment in Tech & Industry, and identifies areas that require action and cases of what would boost industry to the benefit of the EU.


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