Digital technologies play the central role in value creation in the economy and bring about radical transformation to all aspects of development, production and related services. Europe’s industrial renaissance can only become a reality if digitization of products, processes and business models is mainstreamed across all industrial sectors.
Commissioner Oettinger has therefore proposed his first ideas for a European strategy for the digital transformation of industry, which complements the Digital Single Market Strategy, the upgrade of our digital infrastructure, and the numerous initiatives at Member States and regional level. Commissioner Oettinger writes in his blog about the two meetings, one with representatives of national initiative on digitising industry and the second one with key industry leaders, which took place in Brussels to further refine the strategic lines of action. Here to read more.