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United We Transform, Divided We Fall!


In the coming years, Europe must recalibrate its economic model in light of decarbonization and digitalization challenges, while striving to remain competitive in a world of increased economic and geopolitical rivalry. To face this unprecedented task, innovation must not be limited to the technological sphere but should also involve new policy answers which transcend traditional lines of thinking. The current transition phase provides a unique window of opportunity for the EU to develop the foundations of a new common “transformation policy” beyond piecemeal interventions. This cepInput sets out the underlying historical and future conditions for such an approach and develops general principles to guide policymakers.

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Authors: Anselm Küsters, Head of Department; Patrick Stockebrandt, Head of Division; André Wolf, Head of Department Technology, Infrastructure and Industrial Development.

This text has originally been published on the CEP website.

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