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Slovenia: Slovenian Digital Coalition

The Digital Coalition was established in November 2016 to accelerate the digital transformation of Slovenia. It brings together key stakeholders  from trade, industry, research and development, civil society and the public sector. The Coalition serves as a coordinated and consultative non-discriminatory open forum with the objective to foster the development of the digital economy, the creation of digital jobs as well as the exploitation of opportunities closely linked to the development of ICT and the internet.

Austria: Plattform Industrie 4.0

Austria’s national Plattform Industrie 4.0 (PI4.0) started in 2014 upon the initiative of the Austrian Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology.The platform acts as an observatory, network and strategic advisory body creating working groups, strategies, focus areas as well as case studies on industry 4.0 topics.

Hungary: “IPAR 4.0 National Technology Platform”

“I4.0 NTP” (Industry 4.0 National Technology Platform) is a national initiative aspiring to boost manufacturing and industry transformation in Hungary in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The need to transform local populations into digital talent

The growth of digital talent is becoming increasingly important for the economic development of regions and cities. By encouraging the development of digital talent, cities can decrease unemployment and prepare their local communities to the future economy.

Digitising mechanical engineering: leveraging the potential of the cloud and data

The digitalisation of mechanical engineering presents immense benefits for European companies in terms of productivity and performance. To unlock the full potential of the cloud and data for SMEs, more action is needed to standardise data treatment and scale-up investments in digital infrastructure. 

Adoption of novel technologies across the automative value chain

Initially requiring a high level of manual labour, the automotive industry increasingly introduces robots into its production cycle and is currently boosting its integration of highly innovative smart technologies to further optimise its design and production process.

The race for automotive data: Digital platforms versus automotive manufacturers

The European automotive industry experiences substantial business opportunities in the coming years, especially by means of Digital Platforms and Big Data. Yet, traditional Original Equipement Manufacturers are facing fierce competition from digital players which are also attracted by these opportunities

Uptake of digital solutions in the healthcare industry

Digital solutions hold promises to flip the traditional ways in which healthcare is managed and delivered, thereby streamlining processes, reducing costs, opening new business opportunities and improving the overall public health.

Autonomous cars – the future of the automotive industry

The digitalisation of the automotive industry is rapidly changing our transport and mobility patterns. Traditional automobile manufacturers are racing to develop fully autonomous vehicles to meet the demands of an increasingly connected and fast-paced world. The digitalisation of the sector is thus becoming crucial to the continued growth of the industry and its diversity, securing its future sustainability.

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