Transforming and Digitizing Industry — Study Visit in Brussels

Representatives of research organizations gave tips on how a business may improve their performance in joint R&D projects and how to overcome the biggest obstacles in building such difficult cooperation.

We had an opportunity to participate in a study visit to Brussels where focusing on transforming and digitizing the industry. On the invitation from Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU, we met with industry representatives from Poland and all over the EU and exchanged experiences with companies and research organizations involved in European industry digitization.

Participants shared case studies on their achievements in digitizing and transforming the industry. Our CIO, Mateusz Bonecki, shared our results under Productive4.0 project, where together with over 100 partners from 19 countries we work on improvement of digitalizing the European industry by electronics and ICT.

The goal of study visits is to meet people and organizations working on industry digitization in different regions and countries. We all have different approaches and experiences, and exchanging them brings the real value to the participants but also improves our efforts in transforming the industry — comments Mateusz Bonecki, CIO at DAC.

Representatives of research organizations gave tips on how a business may improve their performance in joint R&D projects and how to overcome the biggest obstacles in building such difficult cooperation. Participants discussed the strategies and ideas on the utilization of emerging technologies in modern industry and what challenges it will bring in the future.

The event took place on 4-5th June in Brussels and has been organized by the Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU, Information Office of the Wielkopolska Region in Brussels and Polish Science Contact Agency PolSCA. The event was organized under the patronage of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology and Ministry of Digital Affairs of the Republic of Poland.

We are grateful for the invitation and happy we could contribute to such a great event.