European Microelectronics Industry has elaborated a ‘visionary’ and ‘attractive’ document mainly for politicians, describing the future of nanoelectronics in Europe. The purpose of the brochure is to stimulate debate on the technologies vital to Europe’s industrial future. It reviews past successes and the scope of the future commitments necessary for continued European leadership. It outlines forms of co-operation (such as public private partnerships) that are necessary to achieve stated goals and to put European industry on par with its main competitors.