On the 25th June Smart4Europe organised an EC consultation meeting on “Future Approaches and Recommendations to Enhance Digital Transformation of SMEs” in Brussels. At the meeting the draft recommendations of the Smart4Europe CSA were outlined concerning linking DIHs at an international level, linking with PPPs and other initiatives, the need for synchronised funding, targeted actions towards white spot countries, a Technology Radar for SMEs, the need to address new application domains, a Research and Innovation Radar targeting Horizon Europe, the need to support skills and education and finally the promotion of standardisation to SMEs.

he event was supported by a presentation by Sandro d’Elia on Horizon Europe and Digital Europe as well as presentations from key DIH initiatives. The event was also characterised by active discussions and breakout sessions to brainstorm ideas for the way forward as we move into the next Framework Programme.

Find here further information as well as all presentations given.