Webinar: Coordination of EU networks for Industry: Moving towards value chain-based networks in an Open Innovation setting

March 12, 2021

Access to open collaborative ecosystems and new models of business collaborations are key to the competitiveness of the European industry. Coordination among existing initiatives and platforms is important to exploit complementarity along the innovation cycle and orientate companies, allowing them to make the most out of these opportunities in accordance with their needs.

This unique event will present  ATIPITCCHI4MSDIHNET projects and will propose an open discussion among them to identify synergies and long-term collaboration for efficient support to European stakeholders in their innovation journeys.

The event is co-organised by the ATI and PITCCH projects and will take place within the EU Industry Day Week 2021.


10.30 – 10.45 Welcome and introduction  

Evangelos Meles, DG GROW, Policy Officer, ATI and PITTCH projects

Anna Puig-Centelles, DG CNECT, Programme Officer, “Digital Transformation of Industrial Ecosystems”Unit

10.45 – 11.25 Presenting EU networks for Industry and their positioning along the innovation cycle

Moderated by Alessandra Massaro, Senior consultant at IDC

  • Els Van de Velde, Senior Expert at IDEA Consult, ATI project

  • Paula Galvão, Business and Strategic Relations Officer at INL, PITTCH project

  • Mayte Carrecedo, Partnerships & Business Development Manager at FundingBox, I4MS project

  • Maurits Butter, Senior Researcher at TNO, DIHNET project

11.25 – 11.30 Q&A

11.30 – 12.10 Towards a network of networks: identifying synergies and long-term collaborations

Moderated by Michela Mattaloni, Business and Strategic Relations Officer at INL

A panel discussion involving the representatives of the project and furtherly enriched with the participation of Andreas Ocklenburg, CEO of CloudSME

12.10 – 12.20 Q&A

12.20 – 12.30 Closing remarks

Register now to attend the event!