Photonics-Cybersecurity, Digitalization and Digital transformation
Photonics is at the center of the solution with quantum encryption and the secure quantum communication. According to the Europe's Age of light Strategic Roadmap 2021-2027"Cybersecuritythrough quantum secure communication. Quantum secure communication is almost entirely photonics based."
COVID-19 has accelerated the Digitalization process and as the graph below puts Canada among the nations that show a significant increase in digitalization.
Image: European Center for Digital Competitiveness
Digital Riser Ranking of the Group of Twenty (G20). Turkey is not included due to a lack of data in three out of the five mindset dimensions. EU is not included since it is a collection of countries.
Europe's Age of light Strategic Roadmap 2021-2027 link: https://www.photonics21.org/download/ppp-services/photonics-downloads/Europes-age-of-light-Photonics-Roadmap-C1.pdf