Personen im Meeting / Fotolia
2022-01-10 study

EUREL studies

EUREL publishes studies on topics of interest for its community. These studies are either led by one of EUREL Member Association and tweaked with inputs from the other stakeholders, or by EUREL Task Forces dealing with specific topics. These working groups consist of international experts who work together to tackle important challenge.


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Study on Technological Sovereignty

Technological Sovereignty

July 2021 - The study takes place in the context of the political and societal debate around the concept of digital and technological sovereignty trying to tackle how to sustain or establish trust in ICT infrastructures and how we can maintain or restore our capacity to act. Hence, it addresses specialized experts but as well the policy sector in Germany and in the EU.

The aim of the paper is to discuss the meaning of technological sovereignty. It highlights that the requirements for technological sovereignty should always also be evaluated from the European perspective. After analyzing how Europe can recover technological sovereignty, it defines a set of specific recommendations.

It confirms the need for digital sovereignty in the field of ICT technologies, showing how by fostering training and boosting research, technological sovereignty can be warranted with a positive effect on economy and society. The study also focuses on 2 technological examples with artificial intelligence and 5G.

Study on Power Vision 2040

Collage zu erneuerbaren Energien
Eisenhans / Fotolia

A task force of experts from various European countries (Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and Switzerland) worked on the challenge of a future European electrical power supply system. The system should be robust enough to secure the power supply for the next decades. In particular the task force answered questions such as: Are we on the right track with the European Commission energy goals for 2020? What is politically achievable? What is technically achievable? What is acceptable for the public?How do realistic scenarios for 2040 look like? What are reasonable technical solutions for the future European electrical power supply?