EU Program for Growth and Jobs
Historical dominance of science by European institutions is long over, yet our position in spend- ing on R&D and related impact puts Europe in a strong second position af- ter USA. But is Europe really living up to the competitiveness challenge and making the best of these investments?
An assessment of the implementation status of the Lisbon-Agenda of the EU leads Edward Krubasik to formulate five key requirements how to stimulate Growth and Employment in the EU.
Under the leadership of EU Commission Vice-President Verheugen and Edward Krubasik as ORGALIME President a joint Taskforce of Industry and EU-Commission “Electra” was initiated to formulate an action program to stimulate significant growth in the Electronics and Electrical Industry sector in Europe..
Addressing the economic problems resulting from the Euro currency and debt crisis Edward Krubasik adapts his propositions for competitiveness and restructuring of corporations to macroeconomic restructuring. He argues for a priority of deleveraging the private sector and consolidation of state budgets combined with a smart European growth program including deregulation, private investments in infrastructure and investment stimulation in all European countries.
Edward Krubasik analyses the requirements resulting from globalization and derives specific needs for politics and enterprises to build on European technology and productivity strengths for further competitiveness and growth.