During the 44th “Intelligence on the World, Europe and Italy” Forum, Villa d’Este on September 7, 8 and 9, a study entitled “Growth Objective. What Companies and State can do in order to foster Growth in Italy” has been presented.
Lunch Meeting with Carlos Moedas
(European Commissioner Research, Science and Innovation)
Friday, November 17th 2017, 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Cercle Royale Gaulois (Rue de la Loi 5, 1000 Bruxelles).
What we are experiencing today is the fourth development cycle of capitalist economies, the 4.0 Industrial Revolution (4IR), dominated by technologies connected with the Internet of Things (IoT), robotics, big data analytics and additive manufacturing. The process of digital transformation currently underway is totally pervasive and aims at completely transforming industrial frameworks and models.
Aviation is a strong driver of economic growth, jobs, trade and mobility for the European Union. It plays a crucial role in the European economy and reinforces its global leadership. For these reasons it is imperative to ensure that the European Aviation sector remains competitive.
This forum, targeted to top managers and businessmen, provided participants with a highly-valuable experience and allow them to expand their network of contacts within this sector. Using a case study approach, two major success stories were discussed: Nestlé and Parmareggio.
Agriculture is vital for economic growth and competitiveness of the ASEAN area. Yet, to fully benefit from opportunities, ASEAN countries have to overcome few structural challenges.
ASEAN Countries have identified the strengthening of connectivity as a key priority for the area. It is also a tool for successfully addressing the main challenges ahead. The underlying strategy is set out in the “Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025″.
Italian trade and economic relations with ASEAN Countries are steadily increasing, but are still below their potential. Major opportunities are opening up in several sectors and in particular in the high-tech and R&D-intensive industries.