Between January and March 2019, local events in EU countries picked up the themes of EU Industry Days:

  • industry and sustainability
  • industry and globalisation
  • innovation and digitalisation


Decarbonisation and competitiveness – challenges and risks for Austrian Industry

Venue: Austrian Economic Chamber (WKÖ), Vienna


Boosting innovation at interregional level in the mobility sector

Date: 24 January 2019
Venue: Polis Network, Brussels
Organiser: Ile-de-France europe

Research and innovation needs for supply chains of the future

Date: 29 January 2019
Venue: Brussels
Organiser: CNR-STIIMA, PNO, Fraunhofer-IML, INESC TEC, Aston University, ZLC

European SME clusters in global value chains: the experience from the cluster cooperation partnerships in high tech and health tech

Date: 5 February 2019
Venue: Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU, Brussels
Organiser: LITEK (Vilnius, Lithuania), Lyonbiopole (Lyon, France), bioPmed cluster (Turin, Italy), Norway Health Tech (Oslo, Norway) and the Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels

Internationalisation of European SMEs: How can stakeholders in Europe and third markets enhance their support?

Date: 6 February 2019
Venue: Brussels
Organiser: European Business Organisation Worldwide Network with its 40 European chambers of commerce around the globe

What can we learn from new trends in the construction sector?

Date: 6 February 2019, 10.00 - 13.00
Venue: L42 Business Center, Brussels
Organiser:  The Concrete Initiative (CEMBUREAU, ERMCO, BIBM, UEPG)

Blockchain, digital social innovation and social economy: The future is here!

Date: 7 February 2019, 9.00 - 16.00
Venue: European Economic and Social Committee, Brussels
Organiser: Diesis Coop

Renewable heating in the pulp and paper industry: assessing potentials of innovative solutions

Date: 7 February 2019, 10.30 - 15.30
Venue: CEPI, Brussels
Organiser: Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI)

Social finance made accessible

Date: 7 February 2019, 15.30 - 18.30
Venue: Coopcity, Brussels
Organiser: Euclid Network

INSHIP ECRIA: a European common RTD strategy for the support of Solar Heat for Industrial Processes

Date: 21 February 2019
Venue: Fraunhofer EU Office, Brussels
Organiser: Fraunhofer, Cyprus Institute, CIEMAT and EERA

EMIRI TECH TALK on Advanced Materials for energy-efficient buildings

Date: 7 March 2019
Venue: Solvay Campus, Brussels
Organiser: Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI)

Climate leadership: European industry at the forefront

Date: 12 March 2019, 12.00 - 14.30
Venue: Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Bruseels
Organiser: Hybrit Development AB

Policy Day: Transition to fossil-free industries: technology pathways and policies

Date: 18 March 2019
Venue: Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Brussels
Organiser: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)

The future of ecommerce

Venue: European Parliament, Brussels
Organiser: European eCommerce and Omni-Channel Trade Association (EMOTA)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Innovation assessment in the growing IT sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Date: 13 February 2019, 9.30
Venue: E-Net center, School of Economics and Business, University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo
Organiser: Department of Marketing, School of Economics and Business, University of Sarajevo

European Industry Week 2019: Industry and Globalisation in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH)

Date: 20 February, 2019, 11.00
Venue: Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Srpska, Banja Luka
Organiser: Chamber of Commerce and Industry, EASME, EU Delegation to BiH, Ministries from BIH and Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Region


Gabrovo Industry Day 2019, 'Investing in smart, innovative and sustainable industry'

Date: 21 February 2019
Venue: Library of Technical University of Gabrovo
Organiser: Gabrovo Municipality


DesignCamp 2019: Press play ‐ Designing for sustainable balance

Date: 8 March 2019, 09.00 – 14.00
Venue: Design School, Kolding
Organiser: Design School, Kolding


EKA Design Showcase

Date: 15 January 2019
Venue: Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn
Organiser: Estonian Academy of Arts


Enhancing Circular Economy through Design in Lapland. How can design best support industry

Date: 20–21 March 2019
Venue: Faculty of Art and Design, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi
Organiser: Faculty of Art and Design at University of Lapland, Arctic Design Week in Rovaniemi, the Arctic Design Cluster and the Lapland regional branch of Ornamo Art and Design Finland


Experience Design Day by West Creative Industries

Date: 8 February 2019
Venue: Ouest industries Créatives, Polytech, Nantes
Organiser: Ouest Industries Créatives

Semaine de l'Industrie 2019 (Industry Week 2019)

Date: 18 - 24 March 2019
Venue: Throughout France
Organiser: Ministry of Economy and Finance (Directorate-General for Enterprise), with partners from the French public sector

EREK WEBINAR : Lessons learnt from delivering three resource efficiency support programmes to SME’s in Europe : France and two other countries

Date: 19 March 2019
Venue: Webinar
Organiser: EREK Consortium

Seminar: Design for sustainable industry

Date: April 2019
Venue: The Sustainable Design School, Cagnes sur Mer
Organiser: Sustainable Design School

Dzing Dzing ‐ Design / Research/ Schools of Art: what me/you/nous are concerned with the most

Date: 2 April 2019 09.30‐18.30
Venue: Cité du design – Manufacture, Saint‐Etienne
Organiser: Cité du design


ERCI Cybersecurity in Railways Taskforce meeting #5

Date: 21 March 2019, 9.00 - 17.30
Venue: Bombardier Transportation GmbH, Hennigsdorf
Organiser: European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI)

Power-to-X: A contribution to a sustainable energy transition in Europe

Date: 2 April 2019, 13.30 - 14.40
Venue: Exhibition Grounds, Hannover Messe
Organiser: VDMA


Trailblazing of European industry

Date: 31 January, 2019
Venue: Porto Palace Hotel at Crystal Hall, Thessaloniki
Organiser: Federation of Industries of Northern Greece

Robotics and digitisation in the days of Industry 4.0

Date: 4 February 2019
Venue: Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Piraeus
Organiser: Federation of Attica and Piraeus Industries

Opportunities and challenges for the Greek manufacturing sector in the era of Industry 4.0

Date: 7 February 2019
Venue: Benaki Museum Amphitheatre, Athens
Organiser: Hellenic Production – Industry Roundtable for Growth, Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) and the National Technical University of Athens

Trailblazing of European Industry

Date: 13 February 2019
Venue: Patras
Organiser: Federation of Industries of Northern Greece

Trailblazing of European Industry

Date: 18 February 2019
Venue: Irakleion
Organiser: Federation of Industries of Northern Greece

Industry 4.0

Date: 19 February 2019, 15.00 - 19.00
Venue: Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki City Hall, Thessaloniki
Organiser: Municipality of Thessaloniki

Trailblazing of European Industry

Date: 27 February 2019
Venue: Piraeus
Organiser: Federation of Industries of Northern Greece

Crisis remedy - Industry innovation and globalisation

Date: 6 March 2019
Venue: N.E.O. Patras-Athens, Patras

EU Industry Days local event Thessaloniki, Technology VS Human in Businesses

Date: 10 April 2019, 17.00 - 21.00
Venue: Hellenic Design Centre, Thessaloniki
Organiser: Hellenic Design Centre


EU Industry Day Budapest 2019: Scaling up Hungarian enterprises in global markets

Date: 20 March 2019, 13.30 - 16.30
Venue: KAPTÁR, Budapest
Organiser: Europdev


Industry and globalization, businesses and markets in the globalization processes

Date: 5 February 2019, 10.30 - 13.30
Venue: Auditorium CNA, Rome
Organiser: Confederation of the Craft Sector and Small and Medium Enterprises (CNA)

Next Maritime Technologies Day 2019

Date: 13 February 2019, 9.00 - 16.30
Venue: The Shipbuilding Museum of Monfalcone (MuCa), Monfalcone
Organiser: Mare Technology Cluster FVG

Challenges and opportunities of an ageing society: the importance of a silver economy industry for the italian market

Date: 19 February 2019, 9.00 - 12.30
Venue: Assolombarda, Milan
Organiser: Assolombarda

Human FaCHtory - The factory of the future, a human-centred place

Date: 22 February 2019
Venue: EUROPAURUM, Pescara
Organiser: Chamber of Commerce - Chieti Pescara

Lazio: Region at Work. Promoting the new Design‐Based Entrepreneurship

Date: 22 February 2019, 8.30 - 19.30
Venue: 'Valle Giulia' Faculty of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome
Organiser: University of Rome

Regional policies for industrial transition: present and future - annual event of ERDF ROP

Date: 6 March 2019
Venue: EUROPAURUM, Pescara
Organiser: Chamber of Commerce - Chieti Pescara

Closing the loop: Promoting circular economy in the Marche region

Date: 8 March 2019, 9.00 - 13.00
Venue: Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona
Organiser: Fondazione Cluster Marche, Regional Clusters, Marche Region, Eurocube and UNIVPM

Intelligenza artificiale: voce alle imprese. Un confronto tra imprese e territorio per definire la strategia per l'AI del futuro

Date: 21 March 2019
Venue: Assolombarda, Milan
Organiser: Assolombarda

Additive manufacturing: a new industrial age is about to come. Are we ready?

Date: 29 March 2019
Venue: Friuli Innovazione Research and Technological transfer Centre, Udine
Organiser: Friuli Innovazione

LeNS World distributed Conference ‐ Design Sustainibility for All

Date: 3 April 2019,16.00 - 18.00
Venue: Politecnico di Milano
Organiser: Politecnico di Milano


'DIG-IN!' forum

Date: 15 February 2019, 8.30 - 17.45
Venue: Architecture and Media Centre, Riga
Organiser: Ministry of Economics and German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce


Declared innovation or confirmed performance - how to build a competitive advantage of a water technology using environmental technology verification (ETV)

Date: 19 March 2019, 11.00 - 15.00
Venue: Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Katowice
Organiser: IETU with BMP Sp. z o.o.

Making recycling of packaging waste a profitable business for SMEs

Date: 26 March 2019, 09.30 - 17.00
Venue: Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Katowice
Organiser: Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Waste Management and Recycling Cluster - Polish National Key Cluster in cooperation with The European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre (EREK)


Regional Helix Summit

Date: 17-18 January, 2019
Venue: CEI – Centro de Empresas Inovadoras, Castelo Branco
Organiser: Municipality of Castelo Branco, Center for Innovative Companies of Castelo Branco, FabLab and Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco


Navigating through SDGs. Aligning European industry with sustainability goals

Date: 5 March 2019, 9.00 - 14.15
Venue: Prime Minister’s Office, Bucharest
Organiser: PwC


Innovation and digitalisation in Alicante: Proposals to be disruptive

Date: 4 February 2019
Venue: Cámara de Comercio, Alicante
Organiser: Alicante County Council in collaboration with the Alicante City Council

Industrial development of the Henares Corridor in Guadalajara: Opportunities and challenges

Date: 6 February 2019, 9.00 - 14.30
Venue: Conference Room, Provincial Delegation of Castilla La Mancha Government, Guadalajara
Organiser: Provincial Delegation of the Government of Castilla-La Mancha in Guadalajara in collaboration with the University of Alcalá de Henares

Innovative digitalisation opportunities to Valencian industry

Date: 13 February, 2019
Venue: Valencia
Organiser: Instituto Valenciano de Competitividad Empresarial (IVACE) and Agència Valenciana de Innovación (AVI)

Industry 4.0: the digital revolution applied to the factory

Date: 14 February 2019, 9.00 - 13.00
Venue: PIMEC Auditorium, Barcelona

Compete in a more resource efficient and circular economy by product policy and eco-design

Date: 14 February 2019, 9.30 - 17.00
Venue: Iberdrola Building - Salon de actos, Madrid
Organiser: Iberdrola, Spanish Ministry of Ecological Transition, Sustainability Excellence Club and the Basque Ecodesign Center

Industry and Sustainability 'Challenges and prospects for the water industry'

Date: 19 February 2019, 10.30 - 13.30
Venue: Foment del Treball, Barcelona

Post-Digital Crafts and Sustainable tourism in Barcelona: promoting circular economy by involving local resources, production and artisans

Date: 19 and 20 February 2019, 18.00 - 21.00
Venue: Barcelona School of Design and Engineering
Organiser: ELISAVA

North Madrid digital transformation day: Biomedical & healthcare sector

Date: 7 March 2019
Venue: InNorMadrid, Madrid
Organiser: InNorMadrid

Artificial intelligence and digital innovation hubs

Date: 15 March 2019, 9.30 - 13.30
Venue: Instituto de Fomento de la Región de Murcia
Organiser: Instituto de Fomento de la Región de Murcia - Business Innovation Department

Industry 4.0 solutions for sustainable industries

Date: 20 March 2019, 9.45 - 14.00
Venue: A Coruña
Organiser: Fundación Instituto Tecnológico de Galicia


Paving the way to sustainable re-industrialisation

Date: 7 February 2019
Venue: Dnipro Development Agency
Organiser: Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship, Dnipro City Council, Dnipropetrovsk Regional Council, Council of Entrepreneurs at the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine

Roundtable: 'Problems and perspectives of sustainable innovative development of industry in the conditions of the world of globalization'

Date: 20 February 2019
Venue: Conference Hall, Khmelnitsky Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Khmelnitsky
Organiser: Regional State Administration, City Council, Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine

Energy efficiency as a key factor for re-industrialization

Date: 22 February 2019
Venue: Vinnytsya Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Organiser: Vinnytsia branch of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs with public association 'Energy-independent Ukraine'