In late August Politico published an internal Commission document outlining a list of proposed priorities for the next European Commission. Among more than 100 proposed priorities, the document contains four priorities in the
Our public institutions are best placed to assure broad democratic civic participation on how our knowledge, science and culture are governed. They must be empowered to provide the public with online spaces that are protected from the surveillance practices of commercial platforms.
Decentralising our technological infrastructure is an approach that will increase Europe's technological sovereignty by reducing dependency on non-European technology providers. It is also a way to strengthen our democratic traditions and historic diversity.
The concept of "Mission Oriented Research and Innovation" (MORI) is being developed by Mariana Mazzucato as the core concept for her Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) at UCL is