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Digital Transition of the Chemical Industry – The role of the European Digital Innovation Hubs

December 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm CET

Digital Transition of the Chemical Industry - The role of the European Digital Innovation Hubs

Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIHs) are a tool supporting companies and public sector organizations to respond to digital challenges and become more competitive. Currently, there are over 130 EDIH across the EU. ECRN is cooperating with the EU Commission to identify the hubs relevant for the chemical sector: digital solutions can be key for the green transition of the chemical industry, and the hubs are a ready to use tool for the local chemical sector.

ECRN is organizing in cooperation with EU Commission DG CNECT a high-level conference on December 7thDigital transition of the chemical industry - the role of the European Digital Innovation Hubs, save the date and join us in this fully online event. Register here!

Date: 7 December 2023, 10:00 - 12:15 CET

10:00-10:05 Welcome speech – Folco Ciulli – ECRN Executive Director
10:05-10:10 ECRN video presentation
10:10-10:25 Keynote speeches

Guido Guidesi – Minister for Economic Development, Lombardy

Lucilla Sioli - Director for "Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry" within Directorate-General CONNECT at the European Commission

10:25-10:45 Michael Kolk - senior partner and managing director at Arthur D. Little and a co-author of joint ADL – Cefic study on “Digital Technologies for Sustainability in the European Chemical Industry”
10:45-10:55 Q&A session
10:55-11:10 Malgorzata Nikowska, European Commission, DG CONNECT, Head of Unit

Presentation of the EDIHs, their role, support they provide, how to apply for their services, how they can support the chemical industry

11:10-11:40 EDIHs examples of the best practices with a special focus on the services provided for the chemical industry:

Aleksandra Zajusz-Wayda - The Regional Digital Innovation Hub Silesia Smart Systems (EDIH-SILESIA, PL)

Tim Franken – Digitalzh, The European Digital Innovation Hub for the Greater Rotterdam-The Hague Area

Krzysztof Mieszkowski - PIAP HUB, The European Digital Innovation Hub, Łukasiewicz Research Network, Warsaw

Laura Arribas Martínez  - DIH4CAT, Catalonia Digital Innovation Hub, Catalonia.

11:40:11:55 Alicia Berlanga Edutech Cluster, Catalonia, a hub of educational institutions and companies that work together to improve education through Learning and Knowledge Technology.
11:55-12:10 Q&A session
12:10-12:15 Conclusions


December 7, 2023
10:00 am - 12:30 pm CET
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Online Event