Khalil Rouhana, Director for Components and Systems in the European Commission - DG Connect, gives in this presentation an overview of the strategy for digitising European industry. The web page for providing feedback was open until end of January 2016; all contributions can be consulted here.
In April 2015 Commissioner Opettinger attended the Hannover Messe. Here you can find his speech and blog post. This led to a first draft paper on digitising European industry and a roundtable between the Commissioner and leaders of national initiatives on the digitisation of industry. The documents can be found here:
In September 2015, the Commissioner held a second roundtable with industry leaders:
A webinar was held in November 2015 to identify specific actions which can build on the existing national and regional initiatives. All the contributions are available here, as well as a summary report and presentation.
In January 2016, a further roundtable was held by Commissioner to present and discuss concrete ideas of a "Digitising European Industry" action plan which have emerged from previous consultation and which are planned to form part of a Commission policy document.