Day 1 (23/02/2021)

Opening speech by President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen at the EU Industry Days 2021

EU industry days 2021 – Introductory speech by Commissioner Thierry Breton



Overall view of the day 

Will the post-COVID world really be different? interactive debate 

Green = growth, or how European companies can champion green transition

Stronger together: the Single Market as a booster for industrial ecosystems

We are the Next Generation EU

Day 2 (24/02/2021)

Interview with Frans Timmermans, European Commission Executive Vice-President


Lesson learnt from COVID crisis? Resilience through increasing Europe’s strategic capacity

Meet-the-experts: Single Digital Gateway / Pact for Skills / European Innovation Council

Joining forces – how industrial alliances help to achieve EU policy objectives?  / Low carbon, affordable energy for industrial transformation / Fostering resilient regional ecosystems to decarbonise industry / Circular public procurement

Defining the potential of digital for sustainability, innovation and recovery / Unlocking the full potential of renewables through EU industrial policy - from emerging to commercial technologies / Accelerating industrial transformation and workers’ employability / Decarbonising industry value chains: shaping new business models and creating markets for green products

Day 3 (25/02/2021)

Industry as a motor for Digital, Digital as a motor for Industry – Closing speech by Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager


Overall view of the day 

What kind of a digital future we want

From crisis to opportunity: Digital solutions for a sustainable economic recovery / European business & sustainability in third markets / Ready for the 21st century: Driving industrial innovation towards European Green Deal goals / Leaving no-one or region behind: addressing the challenges of industrial decarbonisation and Just Transition in central and eastern Europe

Meet-the-experts: IPCEIs policy update / SME Helpdesks / Digital Europe programme & Digital Innovation Hubs

How to strengthen EU leadership on industrial data / Upskilling Europe – new solutions and partnerships / Data 4 Healthy Recovery

Day 4 (26/02/2021)

EU Industry Days: Opening speech by Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis


Overall view of the day

People-centred industrial policy: how community economy can create opportunities for all

General overview of the EUID 2021