The event gathered 350 people in Paris to discuss how to make European industry more digital and fit for the the future. You can find here the presentations used during the event and the report with main conclusions



Parallel workshops: Digital Innovation Hubs

Session 1.1: exchange of best practices, success stories and business models

Session 1.2: investments for digitisation

  • Nikolay Kolev, Managing Director Deloitte Digital Ventures, Barriers to access finance
  • Jac Gofers, CEO Promolding, Challenges for SMEs to access finance for digital transformation
  • Bjorn-Soren Gigler and Alberto Casorati, EIB, Access to finance for DIHs and for SMEs
  • Guenter Korder, CEO, it's OWL Cluster Management GmbH, Make money smart
  • Jean-Philippe Malicet, Directeur Cap'tronic
  • Vivien Pertusot, BPI France, Digital Transformation needs and financial support

Session 1.3: spreading digital skills

  • Samia Ghozlane, Director, Grande Ecole du Numérique, initiative "Digital factories"
  • Jens Harde, General Manager Arconic Germany
  • Fabio Pianesi, Vice-President of EIT Digital Italy, MIDIH, manufacturing Industry DIH
  • Maria Rosendahl, Head of unit, Association of Swedish Engineering Industries, KickStart digitilization
  • Lynn Clark, Texas Instruments EMEA
  • Christine Simon, European Commission, DG CONNECT, Digital Opportunity Traineeships

Parallel workshops: Platforms, Pilots, Standards

Session 2.1: Public-Private Partnerships: the past and the future

Session 2.2: Digital Industrial Platforms and Pilots

Session 2.3: Standards for the leadership in digital technologies