Cluster 4


Digital, Industry & Space

Progress in digital and industrial technologies, including in space, shape all sectors of the economy and society. They transform the way industry develops, create new products and services and are central to any sustainable future.

Your NCP contacts for this programme

Industry & Space
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Mark Antonissen

mark.antonissen@vlaio.be

+32 2 432 43 05

Digital
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Nico Deblauwe

nico.deblauwe@vlaio.be

+32 2 432 43 00

About this programme

This cluster will try to stimulate European growth in the key areas of digital, industry & space  and make sure most of its future production (entire value chain) will be happening in the EU so the member states become less dependent of third countries. Increased sustainability of the delivered products is at the heart of these efforts.

As a result, actions under this cluster will support key enabling technologies that are strategically important for Europe’s industrial future. They have selected 6 focus areas or destinations that reflect these strategic domains:

  1. Climate neutral circular and digitized production
  2. Increased autonomy in key strategic value chains for resilient industry
  3. World leading data and computing technologies
  4. Digital and emerging technologies for competitiveness and fit for the Green Deal
  5. Open strategic autonomy in developing, deploying and using global space-based infrastructures, services, applications and data
  6. A human-centered and ethical development of digital and industrial technologies.

 

Areas of activity

  • Manufacturing technologies
  • Advanced materials
  • Next generation internet
  • Circular industries
  • Space, including Earth Observation
  • Emerging enabling technologies
  • Key digital technologies, including quantum technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence and robotics
  • Advanced computing and Big Data
  • Low-carbon and clean industry
  • Emerging enabling technologies
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