D9+ Ministerial Meeting: Digital Decade – Artificial Intelligence, Quantum technologies and Future Connectivity as Key Accelerators of European Technological Competitiveness

Keskiviikko 27.1.2021

Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriö

Europe’s digital decade holds a strong promise of digitally enabled sustainability and innovation-driven progress. In order to seize our opportunity of turning digital, the time has come for Europe to take a comprehensive outlook on how to ensure our competitive edge. The success of Europe’s digital decade requires our strategic efforts.

Finland arranges the next D9+ Ministerial meeting to discuss the main accelerators of European competitiveness and the future of Europe’s digital decade.

The D9+ is an affiliation of like-minded Member States on Single Market issues, comprising the nine top-ranked European countries in the European Commission annual Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), plus two other countries who share similar ambitions for the Digital Single Market. The countries involved are Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, UK, Ireland and Estonia, who are joined in the group by the Czech Republic and Poland.

More information:

Ms Nina Alatalo, Adviser to the Minister of Economic Affairs (EU Affairs), tel. +358504318015, [email protected]
Ms Kristine Alanko, D9+ coordinator, tel. +358 29 504 7344, [email protected]