Data & technology

Advances in technology are a key source of economic growth and dynamism. LE Europe’s work in this area covers AI, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Industry 4.0, the Internet of Things (IoT), High-Performance Computing, Nuclear Fusion and Advanced Materials, amongst others. Data technologies and data markets represent another important area of focus, including the economics of data protection, international trade in data, data sharing between organisations, and data institutions. Our expertise in this area is underpinned by our practical know-how in advanced analytics and AI and our understanding of the economics of innovation and competition in dynamic technology markets.


Understanding innovation is the key to unlocking economic growth in the long term.

  • Measuring innovation & technology readiness
  • Forecasting technology adoption
  • Impact on growth & employment
  • Innovation support programmes


Economic analysis provides insights into the role of data as one of the central resources of the 21st century.

  • Data flows & data driven innovation
  • AI & Machine Learning
  • Data ethics & institutions


We work in some of today’s most exciting technology fields.

  • Computing
  • Energy
  • Transport & infrastructure
  • Technology in the services sector
  • Materials
  • Robotics & autonomous systems

Policy & regulation

Trade, antitrust, consumer protection, security, intellectual property & fundamental rights, data & technology are at the heart of some of the key policy issues faced by society.

  • Competition in digital markets
  • Data protection & privacy
  • Intellectual Property

The team

Our core research team is comprised of:

Moritz Godel
Divisional Director
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