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Local events under the umbrella of EU Industry Week 2021 cover a wide range of topics.
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Política Industrial y Competencia en EuskadiVitoria-Gasteiz - Spain 24 March 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: AUTORIDAD VASCA DE LA COMPETENCIA- GOBIERNO VASCO
La emergencia de nuevos poderes económicos en un mundo de competencia globalizada, proteccionismo, distorsión de ciertos mercados y de tensiones comerciales, requiere de una respuesta europea y también de los Estados Miembro con una política industrial. La Comisión apuesta por huir del proteccionismo y propone una política industrial en la que la competencia se erige como el ingrediente básico. En un país donde la industria supone casi un 20% del PIB, el Gobierno Vasco tiene como objetivo definir una política industrial que tenga en cuenta los retos del futuro en el marco del Green Deal, la digitalización y el alineamiento con la política de competencia, todo ello en el marco de la Comunicación de la Comisión de 10 de marzo de 2020.
North-East Romania Regional Talks - NERTPiatra-Neamț - Romania 24 March 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: North-East Romania Regional Development Agency
Through internationalization, regions can contribute to increase the EU's competitiveness by supporting local stakeholders to diversify their activities. NERT will provide a platform bringing together community leaders, entrepreneurs and experts to discuss the region's needs for internationalization, increase competitiveness and become green and more resilient.
Coordination of EU networks for Industry: moving towards value chain-based networks in an Open Innovation settingBrussels - Belgium 24 March 2021 - 10:30am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: ATI project and PITCCH project
Access to open collaborative ecosystems and new models of business collaborations are key for the competitiveness of the European industry. Coordination among existing initiatives and platforms is important to exploit complementarity along the innovation cycle and orientate companies, allowing them to make the most out of these opportunities in accordance to their needs. The event will present ATI, PITCCH, I4MS, DIHNET projects and will propose an open discussion among them to identify synergies and long-term collaboration for an efficient support to European stakeholders in their innovation journeys.
Investments and technology transfer from Germany as driver for economic development in Europe and AfricaBonn - Germany 24 March 2021 - 2:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: UNIDO
The event, the third in a series of three organized by UNIDO at the EU Industry Week 2021, will focus on the role of private sector cooperation between Europe and Africa. Two book authors as well as entrepreneurs will present their experiences and guiding ideas about building business partnerships between the EU and Africa, development policy, European financing of infrastructure and successful entrepreneurship in Africa.
Brokerage Event for Innovation Agencies 2021Brussels - Belgium 25 March 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: EURADA
Brokerage Event for Innovation Agencies aims to gather experts on the field of innovation to share best practices, to find new partners for ongoing or future proposals and to learn from each other. During the conference, experts from the European Commission will present and explain calls and initiatives for innovation agencies.
Digital transformation of the blue economySplit - Croatia 25 March 2021 - 9:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future
Organised by: University of Split
The event will gather SMEs, local businesses, startups, academia, decision-makers, representatives of government agencies as well as end-users from the field of blue economy and ICT sectors to explore the potential of digitalization, international cooperation and discuss future of EU industries in a digital environment, potential and benefits of digitalization in the blue economy, as well as business opportunities for the ICT within the blue economy.
I4MS: Funding and opportunities for the digital transformation of manufacturing SMEsWarsaw - Poland 25 March 2021 - 8:30am (GMT +00:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: FundingBox
I4MS initiative works with top research organisatons across Europe to offer funding, easy to access platforms and service for digital transformation to manufacturing SMEs. I4MS projects offer solutions to improve SMEs production processes, products or business models with digital technologies. During this session participatns will be informed on the available opportunities and getting practical information on how to benefit from I4MS support.
Increasing Kosovo's economic competitiveness in post-Covid-19 eraPrishtinë - Kosovo* 25 March 2021 - 10:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: European Investors Council
Referring to the situation the world is going through we would like to address the topic of “Increasing competitiveness in the post Covid-19 era in the case of Kosovo”. Taking into account current circumstances we consider more than necessary to discuss those economic and financial instrument that aim to stimulate competitiveness and innovation that also leads to the economic growth in general of the country.
Positive industry: shaping the new purpose of businessBarcelona - Spain 25 March 2021 - 12:00pm (GMT +01:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: AMEC. Asociación Multisectorial de Empresas. Spanish Industrial Exporters Association
The depletion of resources, climate change, and social impact are calling into question the foundations of capitalism. It is essential for the future of the planet and society, to redefine the rules and change the way of doing business. We want to convey the importance of having a purpose as a company. This will improve competitiveness and help the industry to ensure that the system has a social impact. This is the positive industry. Companies have a responsibility that goes beyond ensuring the return on investments, so they must assume a radical change of vision about their objectives. Without a sense of purpose, no company can reach its full potential.
Malopolska entrepreneurs and the region facing the challenges of climate neutrality: needs and solutionsWarsaw - Poland 26 March 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future
The real effect of actions aimed at climate neutrality requires cooperation at the global, local and individual levels. Each of the actors in this process, i.e. entrepreneurs, society, local and central authorities, must be aware of and know the importance of their role. Everyone must go in one direction. Do we know our roles and tools at our disposal? During our event, we will try to answer this question.
Reference architecture for cross-border and cross-sector energy data exchangeBrussels - Belgium 26 March 2021 - 10:00am (GMT +01:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future
Organised by: BRIDGE Initiative
Horizon2020 smart grid projects under the umbrella of BRIDGE Initiative have investigated the usage of Data Exchange Platforms/Solutions and interoperability of those platforms/solutions. BRIDGE study makes recommendations for business process agnostic data exchange reference architecture in the energy domain. It should facilitate cross-sector and cross-border data exchange on European level in order to ensure free flow of data between any stakeholders while respecting data privacy.
Mutation(s): first manufacturing studio powered by R3iLabParis - France 30 March 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +02:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: R3ILAB
Organic-sourcing, traceability, industry 4.0, customer-centric approach…changes are underway in the textile industry. Catalysed by the pandemic, players must imagine the next move. R3iLab created the first industry studio with CEOs from the most efficient French companies to invent and initiate new ventures in the textile universe. The outcomes will be presented to a concerned audience gathering professionals, large companies' executives, government members and many onlookers from the industry.
Business towards industry 4.0Patra - Greece 31 March 2021 - 12:00am (GMT +02:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: Region of Western Greece
Building a sustainable future – Transitioning towards a circular and low-carbon construction sectorBrussels - Belgium 31 March 2021 - 10:00am (GMT +02:00) Theme: Shaping Europe’s digital future
Organised by: European Rental Association
Ahead of EU’s Strategy on Sustainable Built Environment, it is imperative that the construction sector promotes low carbon business models and circular practices.
The event will focus on the following topics:
- How can a circular, low-carbon construction sector contribute to Europe’s green recovery?
- What are the low hanging fruit for lowering emissions in the sector?
- How can the sector encourage more circular practices?
Monitoring Advanced Technologies: European Countries in the Global Competitive LandscapeBrussels - Belgium 31 March 2021 - 3:00pm (GMT +02:00) Theme: EU competitiveness in the changing global competitive landscape
Organised by: Technopolis and IDC
In the quest for resilience through increasing its strategic capacity, the EU needs to take more actions to defend its industrial competitiveness and also to emerge stronger from the COVID crisis. Globally, all economies today are ruled by the extremely fast development of advanced technologies. Europe’s industry has a global competitive advantage in high value-added products and services, and has strong innovation capacity. In this context, the ATI project investigated the performance of the EU and its industries in sixteen advanced technologies and compared it to the one of its international competitors such as the USA and China. This policy webinar will discuss the results of the most recent analysis.
Link to event website and registration: https://ati.ec.europa.eu/events/monitoring-advanced-technologies-european-countries-global-competitive-landscape