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Local events under the umbrella of EU Industry Week 2021 cover a wide range of topics.

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January 2021

12 Jan 2021

Circular Economy : a win-win leverage for both enterpises and territories

Valence - France 12 January 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Entreprises

All industrial SMEs and local authorities are welcome to this virtual TV-show gathering experts, entrepreneurs and elected members. Our goal is to answer questions like: What does "circular economy" mean? How can local authorities help industries finding their way? Why and how should every entrepreneur feel concerned by eco design, waste decrease, circular supply chain, energy sources,…?

18 Jan 2021

From Grey Energy to Green Hydrogen

Paris - France 18 January 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: JEDI Joint European Disruptive Initiative

20 Jan 2021

Ready for Industry 5.0?

Athina - Greece 20 January 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: IDEC SA

21 Jan 2021

Digital Value of Latvia: Food Industry

Riga - Latvia 21 January 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Latvian Digital Innovation Hub

Latvian Digital Innovation Hub organizes cross-sectoral introduction cycle with purpose to create new connections between IT and food industry sectors. It is an opportunity for food sector businesses to bring awareness about their problems, needs and wishes, and for IT sector specialists to promote their digital solutions to suit discussed issues in the event.

28 Jan 2021

Saccharide Agenda: the Future of the Biobased Chemical Industry

Groningen - Netherlands 28 January 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Province of Groningen

In our event, we will cover the Saccharide Agenda and the way saccharide can be used in the chemical industry. Saccharides are a valuable and readily available source of renewable carbon and therefor a suitable platform for chemicals. Evaluation of typical saccharide-based value-chains by industry experts reveals unique opportunities to produce renewable intermediate chemicals and polymers from regionally available agricultural products and imported feedstock in the period up to 2050.

28 Jan 2021

PITCCH Corporate Challenges Launch

Braga - Portugal 28 January 2021 - 4:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL) and Rina Consulting S.p.A. (RINA-C)

The event sets in the framework of the PITCCH project, a network where Technology Centres intermediate between Big Corporations and SMEs to speed-up inventions and accelerate the market uptake. The event will focus on the benefits of open innovation for industry competitiveness and how to get involved in the PITCCH project. Big corporations will reveal their technological challenges, providing opportunities for SMEs and startups that work with advanced technologies.

February 2021

2 Feb 2021

West Data Festival

Paris - France 2 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: Laval Mayenne Technopole

The West Data Festival is an event for companies (SMes and Mid-Caps) to exchange best practices and to progress on data management, Artificial Intelligence (AI), in order to improve productivity, decision-making analysis, etc. This festival provides an opportunity to meet experts, to gain knowledge in the use of data, and exchange ideas: a place for interaction, generating projects and collaborations, on data and AI.

2 Feb 2021

Morning sessions of the European Alliance Against Coronavirus

Brussels - Belgium 2 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: European Clusters Alliance

The European Alliance Against Coronavirus is an open exchange group which consists of clusters, universities, companies, and social economy stakeholders and counts with close links to the European Commission. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the group has been meeting regularly to find solutions to the challenges brought to us by the crisis. The morning sessions welcome everyone who likes to participate and exchange.

4 Feb 2021


Madrid - Spain 4 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

La Diputación Foral de Bizkaia cuenta entre sus iniciativas prioritarias con el impulso y digitalización del comercio local para garantizar la continuidad y evitar el cierre masivo de negocios minoristas. Como resultado, la Fundación BBK y la Diputación Foral de Bizkaia han lanzado un proyecto de digitalización del pequeño comercio. LEA/AVC (Autoridad Vasca de la Competencia) ha presentado este evento local para promover una “fair Competition” en el comercio on line alineada con la estrategia europea de digitalización que pretende en última instancia abordar la transformación del tejido económico y permitir a los pequeños negocios competir con las grandes plataformas digitales.

9 Feb 2021

Developing the Batteries of the Future: Actions to Take Today

Brussels - Belgium 9 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by EASE in collaboration with Batteries Europe

The event aims at discussing the challenges that hinder the EU leadership in battery field and possible solutions. Experts will delve into the role that battery storage plays in the energy transition, share their views on how batteries contribute to decarbonisation and how European regulation shall favour their development and deployment.

10 Feb 2021

Digital Europe - „100 Smart Factories“ project

City of Zagreb - Croatia 10 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Culmena d.o.o.

“Digital Europe now - „100 Smart Factories“ project” event covers the topic of the goal of digital and green Europe. To achieve it, Croatian company Culmena developed a comprehensive solution for business transformation - Culis methodology, which is based on three pillars: Lean, Digitalisation and Green. Also, participants will have a chance to hear about Culmena's “100 smart factories” project.

11 Feb 2021

Global technology leadership in action: advanced manufacturing powering Europe's industrial transformation

Brussels - Belgium 11 February 2021 - 10:30am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: Orgalim, Europe's Technology Industries

As Europe charts its path out of the crisis, the EU's industrial strategy is being (re)designed to catalyse a speedy and sustainable recovery, to accelerate our industrial transformation, and to strengthen our resilience in a more unstable world. Some pivotal decisions for our industries, and for Europe as a whole, lie ahead. If this is done right, Europe can lead the next global wave of industrial transformation. Advanced manufacturing has an important role to play in this transformation, since it enables and connects all industrial sectors, supporting their crisis recovery and long-term resilience to a changing global competitive landscape. It is a precondition for achieving the digital and green transitions in the EU. Join this event to get a better understanding of Europe's global technology leadership in advanced manufacturing, its societal benefits and how to seize key competitiveness opportunities. What does global technology leadership mean in practice? How can advanced manufacturing turn efforts to address societal challenges into new global growth markets? How is advanced manufacturing supporting industrial ecosystems & value creation networks, such as construction and the renovation wave? What are the tangible benefits for citizens & workers?

16 Feb 2021

Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC) City Lab

Brussels - Belgium 16 February 2021 - 1:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

The Intelligent City Challenge (ICC) City Lab convenes over 400 representatives of European and international cities, business, knowledge institutions and experts, to discuss trends, visions and city strategies and solutions, facilitate peer-review and activate collaborations. The (ICC) supports 136 cities make the most of cutting-edge technologies to lead a green and digital recovery and improve social resilience. Organised by The Intelligent Cities Challenge Consortum, led by Technopolis

17 Feb 2021

Moving towards a competitive European bioeconomy: Emerging biorefinery technologies & pathways to deployment

Brussels - Belgium 17 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Greenovate! Europe

For Europe to move towards a competitive bioeconomy, is it is essential that biorefinery technologies developed in the lab and at pilot scale are upscaled and deployed at an industrial scale. This interactive event brings together researchers, industry leaders and policy makers to discuss how the European bioeconomy can take green technology from idea to deployment and who needs to do what to make this happen.

18 Feb 2021

A European Centre of Excellence on Green Hydrogen Roundtable

Groningen - Netherlands 18 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: City of Groningen