04.10.2017 Digitization of the future industry / Swedish-Belgian Innovation Initiative

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04.10.2017 Digitization of the future industry / Swedish-Belgian Innovation Initiative

SBII is an industrial R&D partnering initiative with the objective to increase market-oriented high-technology R&D projects between Belgium and Sweden. On October 4th SBII will be officially launched, as a pilot, through a networking conference arranged on the topic: Digitization of the Future Industry.

Swedish-Belgian Innovation Initiative is an industrial R&D partnering initiative with the objective to increase market-oriented high-technology R&D projects between Belgium and Sweden. Belgium and Sweden face common industrial challenges and need to be constantly innovative and improve their production systems to maintain a solid domestic industrial base. Hence, the aim is to gather the most technology -and R&D-intensive MNEs, SMEs and Academia from Belgium and Sweden, and match them with the goal to launch joint market oriented R&D projects within the topic Digitization of the Future Industry:

  • Digital & Real Factories

  • Transparent Communication and Connectivity

  • People in Manufacturing

  • Solutions for flexible distributed production

  • Advanced manufacturing technologies

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Preliminary program

08.00 REGISTRATION

08.30 OPENING REMARKS

  • Swedish/Belgian State Secretary for Innovation (tbd)

  • Vinnova

  • Agoria & Sirris

  • Flanders Make

  • Digital Wallonia

09.15 SWEDISH MNE:s PRESENTATIONS

  • Saab, ABB, Ericsson, and others (tbd)

10.45 BELGIAN MNE:s PRESENTATIONS

  • Siemens, Bekaert, and others (tbd)

11.45 LUNCH

13.00 ACADEMIA PRESENTATIONS

  • KU Leuven, Chalmers

13.30 SME:s PRESENTATIONS

14.30 ONE-2-ONE INTERACTION SESSION

18.30 CLOSING REMARKS

18.40 DRINKS