It is no secret that, in our daily life, we have come to rely more and more on electronic components and systems; these technologies and the solutions that they provide are the very basis of our everyday devices, such as mobile phones and computers. Electronics are good for businesses and they have a huge potential for creating growth and jobs in Europe.
But we need to work together and focus on common goals in order to remain competitive in Europe. To help Europe and European businesses rise to the challenge, the European Commission adopted, on May 2013, a "European Industrial Strategy for Electronics".
One of the key actions of this strategy is the creation of ECSEL, a Joint Technology Initiative (JTI) designed