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.
In the agenda for the autumn:
- The evolution of the Machinery Directive
- The "Fit for 55" package
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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.