discussion focused on future employment policies with the aim of improving the cooperation between the G7 countries and strengthening the G7 leadership role in this area.
The key message that will guide the discussion will be "placing people and work at the centre of innovation”.
The Ministers addressed several topics during the working sessions, in particular the training of researchers, the funding of research and the implementation of synergies to create global research infrastructures.
the Ministers will address possible cooperation regarding the training of the human capital, particularly of the researchers, who should be able to leverage the opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Ministers addressed many topics, in particular the competitiveness of small and medium-sized businesses in the Next Production Revolution; digital infrastructures and artificial intelligence; cybersecurity for business and intellectual property rights
The agenda of the meeting includes the transformation enabled by digital technologies, advanced robotics and data-driven production processes.
The Government's Sherpa highlights the Italian Presidency’s commitment to maximize the benefits of technological and digital progress, and to reduce the social costs of ongoing transformations.
The I-7 Innovators’ Strategic Advisory Board on People-Centered Innovation is the engagement group launched last May at the G7 Summit in Taormina to provide guidance on emerging innovation issues.