About this initiative


The initiative aims to strengthen electronics value chains to ensure EU technological sovereignty in global competition. It builds on technological trends, including the generation of added value from systems integration, distribution of artificial intelligence applications across the cloud, the network edge and end devices, as well as new computing paradigms.

Digital economy and society
Type of act
Proposal for a regulation
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Feedback period
30 July 2019 - 27 August 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • University College Dublin (Ireland)
    27 August 2019 Academic/research institution
    University College Dublin (Ireland)

    University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland’s largest university and one of Europe’s most research-intensive. UCD is committed to solving global challenges, in particular delivering on the ambitions set out in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, in partnership with others. Over the past 5 years we have collaborated with 4,050 institutions from 126 countries. We are leading research and innovation globally in Agri-food; Energy;...

  • WATER EUROPE (Belgium)
    27 August 2019 Business association
    WATER EUROPE (Belgium)

    Despite the extreme need for and reliance on water, the water infrastructure and systems in EU and worldwide are not aligning speed with the rising demand for water. Modernization of water systems, in both highly-developed economies and developing countries, is urgently needed to ensure safe, reliable water supply. In the industrial sector, water is an essential resource in the production of goods including food, energy, and manufacturing....

  • Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)
    27 August 2019 Company/business organisation
    Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)

    Robert Bosch GmbH highly appreciates the preparation of a new European partnership for Key Digital Technologies (KDT) by the European Commission - in close collaboration with the Member states (MS) - as a priority in the strategic planning for Horizon Europe. Bosch has been an active participant in a number of European partnerships and in particular also in ECSEL, which is the predecessor of the proposed KDT partnership. The new partnership...

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Feedback period
11 September 2019 - 06 November 2019 (midnight Brussels time)

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First quarter 2020

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