10.00 I Welcome & introduction

Master of Ceremony: Karin Helmstaedt, Journalist & Moderator Deutsche Welle

Introductory discussion: Cecilia Warrol, EIT Manufacturing Supervisory Board Chair & Klaus Beetz, EIT Manufacturing CEO

10.20 I EIT in Horizon Europe

  • Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva, Director for Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport, Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture, European Commission
  • EIT Community: Taking Stock, Looking Forward. Keynote by Martin Kern, Director of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT)

10.50 I Keynote: Thriving in Change: How European Manufacturing Can Win by Working with Startups

11.10 I Manufacturing a greener Europe
Meet a selection of the EIT Manufacturing 2020 projects

  • SoftDream (industrial 3D printing), Emil Johansson, RISE
  • Zero Defects 4.0, Ana Silva, Sonae Arauco

11.45 I Panel discussion– Green & resilient manufacturing for Europe’s prosperity

Summit participants will be invited to answer polls & make questions

12.30 I Closing Remarks

Afternoon (13:30 /16:00)

Virtual networking & time to visit virtual booth area

Note: Event with virtual live streaming.

Morning (10:00 /12:30)

10.00 I Welcome. Karin Helmstaedt, Journalist & Moderator, Deutsche Welle

Introduction to Day 2 by Dimitris Mavrikios, EIT Manufacturing COO

10.05 I Keynote: A green and resilient digital industry

    • Lucilla Sioli, Director of Artificial Intelligence & Digital Industry, Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission  

10.25 I Keynote: Advanced manufacturing in Horizon Europe

    • Peter Dröll, Director for Prosperity, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

10.45 I Towards a more competitive, green and resilient Europe.

               Meet a selection of the EIT Manufacturing 2020 projects

    • EIT Manufacturing supporting innovators – Godwill Bancole, Director Business Creation
      On stage projects/start-ups: Gazelle Accelerator (Oriana Rodriquez); Plasticfri (Max Mohammadi); BaltLed (Mindaugas Jasiulevičius)


    • Skills for the Future – Paola Fantini, Director Education
      On stage projects: Embryo (Lander Galdos); FT Knownet (Harry Bikas); Mirrorlabs (Doris Aschenbrenner); Shaping (Gil Gonçalves)


    • Building resilience – Konstantinos Georgoulias, Director RIS & European Affairs
      On stage projects: Innov Ventilator (Arantxa Renteria); Perform (Denis Dowling); ManuLearn (Anna-Maria Korfiati)


    • Getting fit for digital – Jean-François Duroch, Director Innovation
      On stage projects: CanVAAs (Saadia Dhouib); DigiTrafoRis (Jordan Janeczko)


12.30 I Closing words. Looking ahead – 2021 outlook.

Looking forward to 2021 – EIT Manufacturing CEO & Co-Location Center Directors

13.00 I End of session

13.00 I  BoostUp! 2020 Final

Note: Event with virtual live streaming.