European Industrial Strategy in Focus

The ‘European Industrial Strategy in Focus’ series provides a platform for discussion and engagement among key stakeholders, focusing on the central policy issues at the core of a forward-looking industrial strategy: from a sustainable industrial recovery, to digital transformation and the Green Deal, discussing the concrete policy choices impacting Europe’s technology industries and how they can respond to the challenges ahead. Each event in the series gathers relevant experts for a 60-90 minute roundtable to debate and issue concrete policy recommendations on a topic central to Europe's industrial strategy.

 

Upcoming events​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

In the agenda for the autumn:

- The evolution of the Machinery Directive

- The "Fit for 55" package

 

Visit our events page regularly and register to our newsletter for details on these and other debates core to our industries and Europe.

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Past events

Enabling the next generation of global technology Leaders – 29 April 2021

During this roundtable on 29 April, on the eve of the new Industrial Strategy, key stakeholders from policy and industry had an insightful discussion on the future of Europe’s technology leadership.

If you want to find out more, read about the event highlights in our news article . If you missed the event, take a look at the recording which is available here

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(Re)making friends: the revamp of the EU-US trade relationship – 18 March 2021

During this interactive virtual debate, senior representatives from the European Commission and industry from both sides of the Atlantic discussed the future cooperation between the EU and the US as trading partners. 

In case you missed our event, you can watch the full recording here and read the news article we published with the event highlights.  

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Global technology leadership in action – 11 February 2021

During this virtual event, high-level panellists from the European Commission and industry  dove into how advanced manufacturing can empower Europe to lead the next global wave of industrial transformation.

In case you missed our event and want to find out more, you can access the full recording here. We also published a news article which highlights the key takeaways from the event.

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Industrial AI: what future regulatory blueprint? – 2 December 2020

Orgalim's sixth virtual roundtable offered a timely opportunity to gain first hand insights into the Commission’s legislative approach to AI. The event brought together high-level stakeholders for an expert discussion on how the new AI legislation is going to impact existing legislation.

If you want to find out more, please visit our event page and news article. If you missed the event, take a look at the recording which is available here.

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Europe’s future trade strategy: free, fair, open? – 12 November 2020

Representing Europe’s technology industries, Orgalim brought together a selected group of experts to debate Europe’s future approach to trade, looking at core areas such as the trade strategy, the evolution of global supply chains and the notion of open strategic autonomy.

In case you missed our event, you can watch the full recording here and read the news article we published on it. To find out more information, please visit the event page.

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A Circular Economy supporting Europe’s Green Deal climate ambition – 15 October 2020

In this session, we presented the views of Europe's technology industries on the new Circular Economy Action Plan and discussed with the various speakers which are the main challenges and opportunities to shape our economy and pave the way towards a circular economy supporting Europe’s Green Deal climate ambition.

If you want to find out more, please visit our event page and news article. If you missed the event, take a look at the recording which is available here.

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An ecosystems approach to industrial resilience – 10 July 2020

Senior representatives from the upcoming German Presidency, the European Parliament, the European Commission and industry participated in an interactive virtual debate on putting this ecosystems approach into practice. It was an opportunity to advance shared understanding, identify concerns and develop solutions.

In case you missed our event, or want to find out more, you can view the recording here. We also have an event page and a news article which highlight the key takeaways of the event.

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Globalisation, ecosystems and the EU’s industrial strategy after COVID-19 – 4 June 2020

Orgalim brought together a selected group of experts to debate the approach to industrial policy in this new era, looking at the short term and longer term strategic choices that are needed for an industrial recovery in a post-coronavirus world. We assessed the immediate impact of the crisis on our industries, the disruption caused to supply chains, and how our industries are adapting their operations.

If you want to find out more, please visit our event page and news article. If you missed the event, take a look at the recording which is available here.

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Strengthening the Internal Market – time for a ‘new deal’ for European standardisation? – 2 June 2020

Representing Europe’s technology industries, Orgalim brought together a select group of guests to explain the economic dimension of harmonised standards and how these relate to Union harmonisation legislation in a webinar on the 2nd of June. With the participation of some of our industry-leading voices on the topic, the webinar participants discussed what has changed since the Regulation 1025/2012 on European standardisation has been implemented and the administrative hurdles that this implementation has generated for companies who are the main contributors in kind and financing to the system.

In case you missed our event, or want to find out more, you can view the recording here. We also have an event page and a news article which highlight the key takeaways of the event.