Council participates in federal government’s new High-Tech Strategy

Professor Christoph M. Schmidt and his fellow members of the High-Tech Forum, whose key task is to make specific recommendations for implementing and advancing the new High-Tech Strategy of the Federal Government, have presented their guidance for innovation policy to the Federal Minister of Education and Research Johanna Wanka.

The German Council of Economic Experts has particularly contributed to the guidelines of innovation policy, claiming the importance of competition as a discovery process.

Furthermore, the Council provided input for the discussion of the benefits and challenges of innovative working environments. Special emphasis has been given to education, considered to be key to enabling people to prosper in a labour market shaped by digital transformation.