EIT Manufacturing Hub

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  • EIT Manufacturing Hub is a representative of EIT Manufacturing in EIT RIS countries that is supported by European Institute of Innovation & Technology, and European Union (Horizon Europe)
  • The main purpose of EIT Manufacturing network is to unite EU production in innovation ecosystem that would give to the EU products, processes and services unique value for making more global competitive and sustainable production.
  • EIT emphasizes of three pillars: train/education, innovations, and business.
  • In Slovenia the EIT Manufacturing Hub is located at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Main goals/tasks:
    • create a single point representation of EIT Manufacturing in EIT RIS countries
    • increase engagement and participation of local partners, recruitment of the new members
    • support local innovators
    • raise awareness to and gain support from local/national authorities
    • dissemination activities towards business/industry and academic audience (students and faculty)
    • know-how transfer implementation for the facilitation of the needs of the companies (start-ups, scale-ups, OEMs).
  • Contact person for EIT Manufacturing Hub Slovenia: dr. Franci Pušavec, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Askerceva 6, 1000 Ljubljana, phone: +386 1 4771 438, email: franci.pusavec@fs.uni-lj.si
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Publicated: 15.February A great opportunity for networking and connecting technology challenges and solutions is the virtual EIT Manufacturing MatchMaking event scheduled on 23 until 25 February 2021.  It’s time to submit your pitches and get connected all across Europe. 

  • Propose your pitch here
  • One pitch per proposer
  • The number of available slots is limited and follows a competitive process
  • The basis for the selection of pitches is the fit with our themes
  • Total time to present your pitch: 3 min
  • Use the EIT Manufacturing Template with maximum 2 slides 
  • IMPORTANT: Save your pitch document under the naming convention: “COMPANY_PERSON_NAME_PILLAR_FLAGSHIP_Pitch_title”
  • If possible, include already a tentative consortium
  • All pitches must be submitted until February 15, 12 AM CET via the weblink above.

Publicated 15.February At the end of the 2020 calendar year, EIT Manufacturing celebrated its one-year anniversary. Together with our community, we look forward to another successful year transforming Europe into a leading innovative, competitive and sustainable industry.

Publicated: 12.November 2020 World Manufacturing Forum. It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the World Manufacturing Forum 2020 – Artificial Intelligence for the Manufacturing Renaissance, which will be live-streamed from Cernobbio on November 11th and 12th.
This year, the event will focus on how Artificial Intelligence is impacting the manufacturing sector at large, its new opportunities and the new adaptations and efforts it requires to take. On line streaming. Register now. Click here to discover all confirmed speakers.

Publicated: 12.November 2020 SME Innovation Champion. A pre-registration window has been launched  exclusively for the EIT SME community. This is a unique opportunity for the SME’s in your network to boost their innovation capacity by appointing a champion, which will be trained to lead future internal and external innovation process.
A tailored training for SMEs providing everything you need to know in order to lead your organization to the new era. During four hands-on practical sessions, participating SMEs will learn work methodologies, best practices, and available digital tools to manage internal and external innovation challenges, boosting your business and technological outcomes. Workshop Highlights:
• Leading innovation experts sharing use cases, methodologies and practical advice
• Choose your track
o Corporate Innovation- Improving your company's innovation structure and process.
o Open Innovation- Learn to engage with startups to diversify your offerings
• 1:1 consultation with our innovation experts
• Certified training
• Symbolic participation fee of €100
24, 26 November 1, 3 December 13:00-15:00 CET
Don’t miss out, Confirm your seat! Send questions to Yoni.levenfeld@eithealth.eu.

Publicated: 12.November 2020 Open call for Cross-KIC activity “End-to-end digitalised production testbeds”, within food manufacturing. Due date DEC 7 at 11:00 CET. Cross-KIC with EIT Manufacturing/Food/Digital. See further information in the link: http://eitmanufacturing.eu/wp-content/uploads/Cross-KIC-Testbeds_Call-for-Proposals.pdf
Publicated: 12.November 2020 Workshop for project management in SMEs, combining Agile and Waterfall principles. 3 meetings and start already NOV 19. Directed towards Manufacturing SMEs, but also other are welcome. WEB-Based.  https://eitmanufacturing.eu/event/effective-project-management-for-smes-combining-agile-and-waterfall-principles/
Publicated: 12.November 2020 World Manufacturing Week and Forum, in which EIT Manufacturing will organise several side-events and participate in the main forum, November 9-12. https://eitmanufacturing.eu/event/eit-manufacturing-at-the-world-manufacturing-week-forum/
Publicated: 12.November 2020 Manufacturing Fit for the Digital Age. November 11 at 11:00-13:00. https://eitmanufacturing.eu/event/manufacturing-fit-for-the-digital-age/

Publicated: 12.November 2020 EIT Awards will take place on December 8 and 9 with competitors nominated by EIT Manufacturing. https://eit.europa.eu/our-activities/eit-awards 

Publicated: 12.November 2020 The EIT Jumpstarter Grand Final will take place on November 25. At this event, the best EIT Jumpstarter teams will be selected and awarded. https://eitmanufacturing.eu/get-ready-for-the-eit-jumpstarter-grand-final/

Publicated: 12.November 2020 Boost Up BC competition pictures and films (OCT 29-30) from East here: https://boostup-east.eu/
EIT Manufacturing BoostUp Final will be December 11th and part of the Summit 2020 event, see below.

Publicated: 5.November 2020 EIT Manufacturing Summit 2020 will take place on December 10 & 11, starting at 10 a.m. CET on both days.The summit will be 100% virtual and open to all interested. More information about the event programme and how to register will follow shortly.  In the meantime, you are invited to save these dates in your agenda. More info will follow on https://eitmanufacturing.eu/ and EIT Manufacturing social media channels.

Publicated: 20.October 2020 Call for solutions to fight Water Scarcity which is shared initiative involving EIT’s innovation communities: EIT Food, EIT Climate-KIC, EIT Manufacturing and EIT Raw Materials, deadline: 07.06.2020, more information find on: https://eitmanufacturing.eu/activities/call-for-solutions-to-fight-water-scarcity/

Publicated: 20.October 2020 EIT Manufacturing - Digital Transformation in RIS (DigTrafoRIS) - call for proposals which aims to support SMEs or midcaps in EIT RIS countries to receive digital transformation services, deadline: 30.06.2020 17:00 CET (Paris local time), conditions and more information about the call find on: https://eitmanufacturing.eu/digital-transformation-in-ris-opencall/