Towards European Leadership on Innovation: Recommendations for the next Digital Single Market

This document, published by Bitkom, proposes an agenda focused on achieving digital sovereignty for the European Union, emphasizing strategic investment in innovative technologies in Europe, as well as autonomously understanding and using digital technologies in both the public and the private sector. Bitkom lays out six key messages for the digital future of the European Union:

  • Digital transformation means zero hour for the world economy
  • Digitalisation is a means to an end
  • Coherent digital policy is key
  • Open technologies for an open world
  • Digital representation for a digital world
  • Digital literacy, a lifetime project