The Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017 will take place in Brussels on 3 and 4 October.
Formerly known as the PPP Info Days, the aim of the event is to:
- Build the basis for the future of Industrial Research in Europe.
- Inform relevant Industrial Technologies providers and users about EU activities in the field.
- Enhance the cooperation among Industrial stakeholders.
The morning sessions on both days will comprise of plenary sessions with speeches by high level speakers on the future of the industrial pillar under Horizon 2020. The afternoon panel sessions on both days will focus on the main upcoming challenges for the next work programme on nanotechnologies, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing and processing, and biotechnology NMPB).
Brokerage will take place on both days, in the afternoon. The brokerage session on day one is expected to concern the Factories of the Future call for 2018 while that of day two will be concerned with 2019. This will be confirmed by the Commission when plans are finalised. These brokerage sessions will facilitate short pitches by organisations interested in the topics. EFFRA will launch online brokerage on the Innovation Portal in September.