Denmark recorded the highest share of enterprises that used AI technologies in 2021 (24%), according to Eurostat data.
Other countries with relatively high uptake of AI technologies were Portugal (17%) and Finland (16%).
The lowest shares of enterprises that used any AI technologies in 2021 were recorded in Romania (1%), Poland, Hungary, Cyprus, Estonia and Bulgaria (all 3%).
Austrian enterprises lead Europe in terms of IoT use
In 2021, 29% of EU enterprises used interconnected devices or systems that can be monitored or controlled remotely via the internet (IoT).
Most used IoT for smart alarm systems, smart cameras and other smart devices (72%). To a lesser extent, enterprises used IoT for energy consumption management (30%).
More than half of enterprises in Austria (51%) used IoT in 2021, followed by Slovenia (49%), Finland and Sweden (both 40%).
The lowest shares were recorded in Romania (11%), Bulgaria (15%) and Estonia (17%).