Project ERUDITE, preject is managed at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering by doc. dr. Emilija Stojmenova Duh, was mentioned in paper Digital transformation and SMEs: what regions can do. A policy brief from the Policy Learning Platform on SME competitiveness. This paper is an introduction to the policy field of digitalisation and digital transformation. It is intended to give a brief overview on facts and trends, to discuss challenges and chances for SMEs, to describe the European Union’s (EU) policy in this field and introduce to the role that cities and regions can play to support SMEs in this process.