PITCCH final event happening on March 7, 2023, in Stuttgart, Germany

January 25, 2023

PITCCH project final event will take place on March 7th, 2023, in Stuttgart, Germany.

The purpose is to present results, share good practices from PITCCH collaborations and provide a stage for companies to debate about open innovation strategies and a panel for funding agencies to discuss support programs.

After the opening session with EISMEA Project Officer, DG GROW Policy Officer and PITCCH Project Coordinator, we will welcome our keynote speaker, John Fahlteich, CEO at KETMarket Open Innovation Ecosystem. We will also have a moment to learn from PITCCH collaboration projects. Good practices from Open Innovation projects will be shared by companies that participated in PITCCH.

 The first panel of the day “Making Open Innovation work: perspectives from different stakeholders” will gather PITCCH project participants to discuss OI projects and share insights on the perspective of each player. The second panel “Funding Open Innovation: private and public opportunities” will discuss several funding opportunities, both private and public, which could support an Open Innovation framework. A

Tom Fleming is a leading international expert on the creative economy and will be our event host.

PITCCH seeks to accelerate the market uptake of advanced technologies through different sectors. All PITCCH partners are part of an established network ecosystem of multiple stakeholders, from companies to Technology Centres, from private investors to public authorities, and are involved in many international projects, including EU-funded collaborations. The PITCCH consortium consists of four technology centers, INL, the project coordinator, TNO – Innovation for Life, Steinbeis 2i GmbH (S2i) and RINA, and a digital agency, Vitamina.