The NCP4Industry Network supports Cluster 4 Horizon Europe proposers

Bridging the gap: Widening countries in the EU Manufacturing R&I landscape 12/12/2023, 10am 12.30pm

EFFRA (European Factories of the Future Research Association) is organizing a workshop with the purpose to discuss the good practices and the challenges in the context of the widening countries’ access to and possibilities to valorize the EU funded opportunities in Manufacturing R&I, and to explore together with the speakers and the participants the solutions and approaches that work / would work in this sense.

AGENDA 10:00-10:05: Intro on EFFRA and the event’s objective - Željko Pazin & Cornelia Amihalachioae, EFFRA office

10:05–10:30: Practical lessons learned from two Hop-On Facility rounds - Lina Smovziuk, Senior Consultant, Intelligentsia Consultants - Petr Pracna, NCP for Horizon Europe, Cluster 4; Technology Centre Prague, Czech Republic

10:30–10:45: Peripheral View on the Horizon Europe- Donatas Gendvilas, CEO and founder of the company „Adscensus“, Lithuania

10:45–11:00: Factories of the future. Are we there yet? - Skirmatė Balažentienė, company „MetSolar“, Lithuania

11:00–11:15: Slovenian SRIP experience with research internationalization in the field of Factories of Future - Rudi Panjtar, COO, Competence center for advanced control technologies, Ljubljana, Slovenia

11:15–11:30: CTGCT CoE – Teaming for Excellence (WIDERA-2023) - Ivica Ilić, Head of the Project Office, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia

11:30–11:55: Understanding Hop-on and other Widening instruments. How to avoid obstacles? - Dr. Karina Barantseva and Adam Głuszuk, National Contact Point experts, Poland

11:55–12:00: Q&A 12:00–12:30: PANEL DISCUSSION: Bridging the Gap – from lessons learnt to solutions that work - Moderator: Željko Pazin, EFFRA / Panelists: • European Commission • Tomas Garuolis, director, Business Environment&Economy Dept., Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists • Tanja Vertelj, MSc, Head of Science Division, Science Directorate, Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Slovenia; National Contact Point Horizon Europe Spreading Excellence and Widening participation • Monika Slezak and Dominika Baginska-Chyłek, Industry Contact Point Coordinators, Poland

More Info & Registration form at the following link


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