The High-Tech Strategy, which was launched in August 2006, was the first national concept to rally the key stakeholders involved in innovation around a common idea. On 14 July 2010, the Federal Cabinet decided to continue along this successful path. The new High-Tech Strategy 2020 will ensure the continuity of the overall approach and, at the same time, set new priorities.
The aim of the High-Tech Strategy (HTS) is to create lead markets, intensify cooperation between science and industry, and continue to improve the general conditions for innovation.
The High-Tech Strategy has formulated the following central examples of forward-looking projects: