Uncertainty drives tech change

With a perfect storm backdrop of Brexit confirmation and the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s perhaps not surprising, then, that our 2020 results show a marked and material deviation from the 2018 findings. The overall index score now stands at 67 and is the highest score since the European Technology Index began. With the health of the population, the environment and the economy having significant influence on our findings, our report highlights changing attitudes and has generated some intriguing insights on general trends across sectors and technologies.

  • The technology sector has demonstrated an impressive resilience to the economic impacts of COVID-19
  • Brexit is firmly back on the agenda, although attitudes towards the future impact are skewed towards the negative
  • Sustainability concerns show that improvements are still to be made, however the potential of the technology sector in this area remains.

Our 2020 report focuses on current important innovations and topics including:

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