Lead-Markets for New TechnologY
Customers and markets, which are first in applying new technologies, are attracting research and development sites as well as investment in manufacturing capacities and in jobs by suppliers. To create such lead-markets for example in the field of modern infrastructures, to ensure high-technology competition and to channel investment into high-tech sectors is seen by Edward Krubasik as a common task of policy makers, companies and society at large.
The objectives of the “Growth and Innovation” commission of the German Economic Council were supported by a series of policy recommendations developed under the leadership of Edward Krubasik: They range from Stimulating Venture Capital and Private Equity Investments to Mobilizing Infrastructure Technology Investments and Cleantech-Investments.
For the Economic Council in Bavaria the “Commission for Industry, Technology and Innovation” under Edward Krubasik developed proposals to strengthen industrial value add and jobs in Bavaria, e.g. in Biotech and I&C industries.
The opportunities of a lead-market in the field of “Telematics” in Germany are described by Edward Krubasik in this contribution: