A holistic strategy and a strong partnership in a new industrial age
A prosperous Europe needs a successful industry with a strong manufacturing base Industry is the engine of innovation, productivity, growth and exports. Industry offers quality jobs to Europeans. Europe's industry is strong and has retained a globally leading position in many sectors. However, in a changing world with increasingly competitive global markets, our industry must adjust and adapt to remain ahead of the curve. This requires modernisation: embracing digitisation and technological change, integrated products and services, the development of less polluting and less energy-intensive technologies, the reduction of waste and investments in a workforce with the right skills.