World Manufacturing Forum/ SAE Ecosystem Building Event

Event information

Start date: November 12, 2020 - 09:00
End date: November 12, 2020 - 11:30
Event place: Lake Como, Italy/ remote
Event type: Workshop


Livestream Event


Digitalization of Manufacturing: Building the ecosystem for a smart and sustainable future

Within the framework of the 2020 edition of the World Manufacturing Forum, this event will bring together European, national and regional initiatives aimed at boosting the digital transformation of manufacturing, in order to share available opportunities, good practices and success stories, and discuss about synergies to work together.

The audience will find out about technologies, funding and collaboration opportunities offered by the “Smart Anything Everywhere” European Initiative to foster the digitalization of SMEs and midcaps. Moreover, the audience will have the opportunity to get lessons learnt and recommendations about the on-going development of the European Digital Innovation Hubs Network building bridges between the European and the local level.

The event and related Q&A session will be livestreamed. Click here to access the event without registration for the World Manufacturing Forum!



09:00 – 09:10   Welcome and introduction

09:10 – 09:20   Digitizing European Industry Initiative and Digital Europe Programme

09:20 – 09:30   The Smart Anything Everywhere (SAE) European initiative in a nutshell

09:30 – 10:10    PANEL 1: How SMEs can benefit from SAE Innovation Actions

10:10 – 10:20    Coffee break

10:20 – 10:35    The Italian Network of Competence Centres and DIHs

10:35 – 11:15      PANEL 2: Preparing the network of European DIHs: lessons learned and recommendations

11:15 – 11:30      Questions & Answers

Further information can be found here