Call for ideas on European innovation area makes tech sovereignty a key priority. Current dependence on high tech imports is both an economic loss and a potential security threat, the manifesto says
EU strategy needs “rethinking” in light of changes in innovation, says R&D commissioner
If it seems obvious that innovation is key to accelerating the green and digital economy of tomorrow, then it must also be obvious that a robust framework for innovation policy is needed in the EU, writes Dr Roland Strauss.
“While for semiconductors, the EU is lagging behind so much already”, the EU should invest in the next technologies, such as quantum computing, an area “where the EU is actually a leader”, said Tom Berendsen, Dutch MEP and member of the file’s leading European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE).