[#WisdomWednesday] Keynote “Strengthening Europe’s digital sovereignty – the Fraunhofer perspective” from Alexander Malaer & Reimund Neugebauer (Fraunhofer Gesellschaft) at GFA conference: Smart World! Smart Europe? 2022

You are cordially invited to watch the keynote by Alexander Malaer and Reimund Neugebauer from the Fraunhofer Geselschaft on Youtube. Follow this link!

The conference Smart World! Smart Europe? – Conference on European Digital Sovereignty took part in Munich on May 11-12, 2022.

The conference focussed on ideas that seek to advance Digital European Sovereignty. For this purpose we brought together relevant experts from society, academia and industry. Overall the conference seeks to raise awareness on the topic of European Digital Sovereignty, and generate concrete solutions on future education, research, governance.

On the first day, we showed ideas for solutions to advance European Digital Sovereignty. On the second day, we integrated politics’, academia’s and industry’s challenges with these ideas.

Moderation: Barbara Kostolnik (Former correspondent for German Public Radio ARD in France, Political Correspondent for Bayerischer Rundfunk in Berlin)

About Alexander Malaer

Alexander Malaer is Scientific Advisor in the Presidential Staff at Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

About the GFA Video Series and the #WisdomWednesday

Education is one of the core missions of the GFA. Therefore we have wonderful education projects in the field of industry 4.0, such as summer schools, hackathons and online courses that we organise together with leading universities in Europe. To present our education efforts to a bigger audience and share it with people all over the world, we created the GFA Video Series. Under the hashtag #WisdomWednesday we present interesting talks and keynotes every Wednesday on our website and in our social media. Stay tuned and check also our YouTube Channel.

About the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future (GFA)

The German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future is a strategic vehicle to promote close collaboration between leading European research institutions and industrial companies. It was founded by the French Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) and the German Technical University of Munich (TUM). Focused on joint research, education and innovation, the Academy’s mission is to master the challenges accompanying the increasing digitalization of industry processes. Read more…


Watch the recordings of our Smart World! Smart Europe? – Conference on European Digital Sovereignty that took part in May!