It is time to rethink industrial policy bold and out of the box

22 Oct: It is time to rethink industrial policy bold and out of the box, the EESC hears

(Source: European Economic and Social Committee)

How to best ensure the strategic autonomy of Europe’s industry was the focus of a debate on industrial policy at the EESC October plenary.

The EESC plenary on 21 October hosted a debate with Padmashree GEHL SAMPATH, Berkman Klein Fellow at Harvard University, on how industrial strategy can support the twin transition to a green and digital economy, contribute to Europe’s recovery and increase its strategic autonomy and resilience.

Opening the debate, EESC President Christa Schweng stressed that industry was key to achieving “a European Union that is economically prosperous, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable”- the overarching goal …