Inputs until 15 January are welcome
Smart wearables offer an unprecedented capability to assist people to manage their daily or professional activities in a safer, healthier and more-efficient manner. Moreover, combined with internet and data technologies, wearables offer a transformative power which can re-shape the organisation of social and economic activities in the modern society.
- takes stock of the latest techno-market and policy developments,
- documents the research and development activities supported by the EU,
- integrates the positions of stakeholders with a focus on barriers that prevent the transition of wearables from lab to the market and
- proposes ways forward to help bring smart wearables into our daily lives faster, unlocking their socio-economic potential.
To complete the stock-taking and horizon-scanning exercise the Commission seeks input from all interested stakeholders on the reflection paper. This will assist us to further elaborate future EU support measures in the areas of research & development, innovation and market uptake of smart wearables.
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