BE @SMM2020 – Brokerage Event @Smart Manufacturing Matchmaking 2020 – Virtual Edition

[Translate to Englisch:] Logos von SMM2020, BayFOR und EEN auf weiß mit Bildstreifen aus schwarzen Rauten

From 18 – 20 November 2020, the Brokerage Event @Smart Manufacturing Matchmaking 2020 will offer participants the opportunity to virtually meet new international partners for bilateral cooperation as well asfor European joint R&I projects in the fields of smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. SPIN Business Innovation Support and the Enterprise Europe Network – together with the Bavarian Research Alliance, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry for Munich and Upper Bavaria (IHK für München und Oberbayern)  and Bayern Innovativ as network partners – will organize this virtual event.

During the brokerage event, you will virtually meet scientists, researchers and company managers who are working in the area of smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. in order to exchange your initial ideas and experiences for a possible EU-funded project. It is also an important opportunity to stay updated on the latest matching advanced technologies, innovation demand from institutions and cities, new applications from SMEs, and technical challenges faced by large companies.

The objective of the virtual brokerage event is to generate innovation and foster collaborative projects and transnational cooperation. Companies, research organisations and clusters will have the opportunity to promote innovative offers or products linked to smart manufacturing and industry 4.0, find technical solutions and expertise, identify relevant partners or suppliers and build technology, research and business cooperation.

The event consists of bilateral B2B online meetings for matchmaking. The focus is on the following topics:

  • Digital Twin
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Applications of Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality in Industry
  • Big data Analytics
  • Cyber Physical Systems
  • Simulation
  • Autonomous Robot
  • AI & Machine Learning for Industrial applications
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Cyber security and Cloud
  • Human Machine interfaces
  • Human to Machine cooperation
  • Predictive Maintenance
  • System integration
  • Autonomous production

Do you need support?

The Bavarian Research Alliance (BayFOR) will support you during the preparation and follow-up of the event. We can help you find new international partners for your project in the fields of research, development and innovation, and we can assist you with follow-up activities after the event.

In addition, we also provide information on European and national funding opportunities in the above-mentioned fields. Furthermore, we will show you how we can support you in applying for (EU) funding and in implementing (EU-)funded projects.

Date and time

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 – Friday, 20 November 2020
A detailed schedule of the sessions can be found here.

Registration and participation

Please, register here for the virtual brokerage event. The event is free of charge. Registration is open until 19 November 2020.

Personalized profiles describing your expertise or cooperation partner search requests are required for participation. The individual cooperation profiles of the participants will be published in an online catalogue. The language of the event is English.

Further information

Please find further information on the event here.

BayFOR contact

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Dan Gutu
Scientific Officer
Unit Information & Communication Technologies | Engineering & Natural Sciences
Phone: +49 89 9901 888-136

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