Wed, 23 Jun | Online Event

European Research and Innovation Days

Eur3ka and DFA have been invited to participate in a Production Repurposing Panel 23rd June at R&I Days. This will be a unique opportunity to present at the highest levels Eur3a's kneeds towards EU industry policies and research and innovation priorities for production repurposing.
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European Research and Innovation Days

Time & Location

23 Jun, 16:00 – 16:45 CEST
Online Event

About the Event

COVID-19 has undoubtedly disrupted our world but has also caused significant shocks and strains on European manufacturing industries and supply chains. Over the course of a decade, companies can expect supply chain disruptions to erase half a year’s worth of profits or more.

This session brings together policymakers, industry and innovators to discuss the challenges of repurposing manufacturing to achieve faster and resilient production in Europe while learning from the COVID-19 Call, requiring repurposing of manufacturing supply chains in just 48 hours.

This session will explore what technologies are needed to accelerate pandemic preparedness and anticipate future production needs and stockpiling.

The audience will also learn from the challenges RTOs and academia face in scaling up their innovations in an industrial environment to build more resilient and flexible supply chains in a post COVID-19 world.

Moderator:

Ms. Kristin Schreiber, Director, DG GROW, European Commission

Speakers:

Ms. Nathalie Moll,  Director General, European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Dr. Oscar Lazaro, Director Innovalia, Technical Manager Eur3ka project, DFA.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bauernhansl, Director Fraunhofer IPA

For further information & to register click here: European Research and Innovation Days | Research and Innovation (europa.eu)