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February 2021

18 Feb 2021

Upskilling for the digital future of industry - how to accelerate the development and deployment of best practices across Europe

Dublin - Ireland 18 February 2021 - 4:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: I-Form Research Centre on Advanced Manufacturing

The roundtable discussion will explore solutions to accelerate the reskilling/upskilling of manufacturing personnel in digital technologies, knowing that 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 have not been invented yet. Speakers will consider the implications for career paths in European industry, for both SMEs and multinationals. Are we ready for the future?

22 Feb 2021

Improve productivity with digitalisation in manufacturing industry

Kuopio - Finland 22 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Kuopio regional chamber of commerce

Kuopio regional chamber of commerce organize with interest groups (companies, local university, polytechning and vocational school) serie of events to enhance digitalization in industry. This eventually enhances growth, productivity and investments. companies, local university, polytechning and vocational school.

22 Feb 2021

The European Pact for Sustainable Industry (P4SI) - from a volume to a value economy

Brussels - Belgium 22 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: CSR Europe

With 27 million enterprises in Europe, it is urgent for all industry sectors to roll out a mature and integrated sustainability strategy. This event is for enterprises and industry federations to learn about how they can benefit from the new European Pact for Sustainable Industry 2024, making the European Green Deal a success. Practical info and tools will be made available for participants.

22 Feb 2021

SEMANA EUROPEA DE LA INDUSTRIA EN ASTURIAS Hacia una industria digital, verde y resiliente.

Gijón - Spain 22 February 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

The future of European industry will be digital, improving efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability. However, must also be aligned with reconstruction and resilience plans. The objective of the event will be to cover 5 topics that integrate both priorities: - 5G connectivity in the industry. - European industrial data. - New digital skills for workers in the new industry. - The new clean technologies in the industry. - Smart and sustainable logistics.

22 Feb 2021

Are we ready for the future? Shaping flexible and innovative skills policy worldwide

Singapore - Singapore 22 February 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: EU Delegation to Singapore 

The event co-organised by the EU Delegation to Singapore and the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) will present ongoing actions in the EU and Singapore to address talent and skills gaps in important industry ecosystems (such as digital, health, and renewable energy). The focus will be on areas where Singapore and the EU could step up their cooperation to learn from each other in the development of skills policies.

22 Feb 2021

La evolución a la conectividad 5G,como impulso de cambio en la industria

Gijón - Spain 22 February 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

The future of European industry will be digital, improving efficiency, competitiveness and sustainability. However, must also be aligned with reconstruction and resilience plans. The objective of the event will be to cover 5 topics that integrate both priorities: - 5G connectivity in the industry. - European industrial data. - New digital skills for workers in the new industry. - The new clean technologies in the industry. - Smart and sustainable logistics.

22 Feb 2021

STARA ZAGORA DIGITALIZATION FOR CARBON-ZERO TRANSFORMATION A NEED FOR CHANGE/THE CHANGE IS REQUIRED HOW TO FUND IT?

Стара Загора - Bulgaria 22 February 2021 - 1:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Municipality of Stara Zagora

Where are we now - national trends. The Corona virus-19 impact. What are the conclusions - lessons learned. The results from the presented economic analysis will provide a clear picture of the actual need for transformation of the economy and that a new model is needed for reboosting again its potential. How to fund the change or what we have available for Bulgaria as budget allocation from the European funds? What we have available as financial instruments, despite EU funding.

22 Feb 2021

Achieving industrial decarbonisation through affordable low-carbon hydrogen

Brussels - Belgium 22 February 2021 - 3:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: Making Europe’s industry climate-neutral by 2050

Organised by: FORATOM

Affordable hydrogen produced with a continuous supply of low-carbon electricity can be used to decarbonise energy intensive industries which require energy around the clock. This panel will therefore focus on: the affordable low-carbon hydrogen solutions which can help meet the challenges that industries are facing, identification of financing needs and a discussion on the best policies to leverage these solutions

22 Feb 2021

Industry Driving The Transition To Zero Emission Mobility

Edinburgh - United Kingdom 22 February 2021 - 3:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc

This discussion will explore how innovative industrial collaborations can accelerate the transition to a decarbonised transport system, focussing on how the transport and the automotive industry can support the development of new supply chains for EU based production. Decarbonising transport is critical in achieving the EU Green Deal and Industrial Strategy targets for climate neutrality.

23 Feb 2021

Green economy - energy efficiency for SMEs

Grad Banja Luka - Bosnia and Herzegovina 23 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: City Development Agency Banja Luka 

Green economy - energy efficiency topics are very attractive for our SMEs. Changing the ways, we consume energy are more than ever of critical importance. With no change in current consumption and policies, in 2050 the world economy will be four times as large as today, generating an 80% increase in the amount of energy we consume, CO2 emissions will double. To cut global emissions by half in 2050 could be done by fostering energy efficiency policies, low carbon energy technologies and eliminating fossil fuel subsidies.

23 Feb 2021

The competitiveness of small European cities in the future industrialisation of European local economies

Amarante - Portugal 23 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: Municipality of Amarante, Lead Partner of iPlace Project 

An URBACT Action Planning Network - The event will be streamed live on Facebook and it will have essentially two parts. A first part where five entrepreneurs, from cities of the iPlace project, will be asked to tell their stories (10 minutes each), followed by a panel discussion involving all ten partner cities of the URBACT iPlace Project, moderated by the Lead Partner and the Lead Expert. Questions from the audience will be discussed in the panel. Evaluation will be by voting using Mentimeter.

23 Feb 2021

Setting a new direction towards smart and collaborative innovation in the Baltic Sea Region

Cēsis - Latvia 23 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: Vidzeme Planning Region

Conference aims to show how private, public and third sector stakeholders from various levels can work to develop joint solutions for macro-regional competitiveness in innovation and industry, and therefore to strengthen the competitiveness of the industry locally. It is crucial for local policies to be developed with a look on the trends, macro-regional priorities and knowledge from the industry.

23 Feb 2021

CircLean - Industrial Symbiosis as an opportunity for climate neutrality

Brussels - Belgium 23 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: Technopolis Group

Industrial Symbiosis (IS) represents a potent tool to help the EU reach its carbon-neutral ambitions. But it is only when companies identify the real savings on material costs that IS partnerships will become a natural choice between sectors. The event will contribute to showcase the CircLean Network as a concrete opportunity to unleash the potential of industrial symbiosis for European businesses.

23 Feb 2021

The next Industrial Revolution is a Bio Revolution

Brussels - Belgium 23 February 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape

Organised by: EuropaBio

The session illustrates the transformative potential of life sciences and biotechnology as a key industrial sector to secure EU's competitive edge in health and sustainability. To contribute to the global competitive landscape, the EU life sciences and biotechnology ecosystem needs an innovation-friendly policy and regulatory framework as well as a strategic approach for investment.

23 Feb 2021

EU & ASEAN: Working together for a green recovery

Jakarta - Indonesia 23 February 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future

Organised by: EU Delegation to Singapore (and ASEAN)

The webinar, co-organised by the EU Delegation to ASEAN and the EU-ASEAN Business Council, will offer an overview of ongoing actions in the EU and ASEAN to support the EU green deal priorities and agenda and will present opportunities that the EU green deal offer to business and civil society in ASEAN. Speakers will focus on areas where the two regions could step up their cooperation (such as decarbonisation of the energy sector; sustainable finance; circular economic).