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Digital future

Digitalisation touches on every aspect of our lives today, from transport to healthcare, education to shopping. Improving internet access and digital skills is crucial to make sure that no one is left behind. But with a fragmented digital market, underdeveloped infrastructure, low levels of digital literacy, digitalisation challenges in the Western Balkans are significant. The EU has been supporting digital improvements in the region for a number of years.

Explore more in our Digitalisation thematic section.

And in Europe’s “Digital Decade”, we are now stepping up this support to extend the digital transformation to the Western Balkans. The EIP and the Common Regional Market Action Plan set the framework. With the EIP, we will:

Ambition to action

Take a look at the ‘digital’ projects that will come to life under the EIP investment flagships.


  • Continued roll-out of national broadband infrastructure across the Western Balkans
  • Setting up secure and efficient data centres
  • Developing ongoing initiatives such as the ‘Balkan Digital Highway’
  • Cooperating in digital education to ensure access for everyone, especially disadvantaged groups like Roma

You can find out all the details in our EIP brochure

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