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European Commission announces the Key Strategic Value Chains

European Commission announces the Key Strategic Value Chains

The Commission unveiled preliminary recommendations of the expert group on Strategic Value Chains on 6 February 2019 in EU Industry Days. The High Level Industrial Roundtable discussed trends and challenges facing European industries by 2030. The Commission unveiled preliminary recommendations of the expert group on strategic value chains. Namely, to prepare coordinated action and investment to strengthen 6 key strategic value chains:

  • Connected, clean and autonomous vehicles
  • Smart health
  • Low-carbon industry
  • Hydrogen technologies and systems
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Cyber-security

This will complement already ongoing initiatives to strengthen the value chains for batteries, microelectronics and high-performance computing.