ERIFORE project represented at the European Conference ”Industrial Technologies 2016 – Creating a Smart Europe”

Industrial Technologies 2016 – Creating a Smart Europe will take place in Amsterdam on the 22-24th of June. The conference with more than 200 speakers brings together research, industry, education, finance and policy from manufacturing and process industry and technology domains from all over Europe to identify priorities that are crucial to strengthen the European industrial innovation ecosystem.


ERIFORE project with some initial views on future shared pilot facilities will be presented by its coordinator Dr. Mika Härkönen during the session

Pilot lines facilitating innovation ecosystems, 23 June, 13:30-15:30 hr

The title of the presentation is:


Reaching European forest based bioeconomy full potential: the need for shared pilot facilities and new models of collaborations

Pilot lines are essential to initiate the first experience with the new technologies and enable commercial manufacturing. This session will focus on how the European industry can optimise the use of pilot facilities to generate new, industrial ventures and business.

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Mika feels excited before the conference:

I would like to invite you all to this interesting session to exchange views and to discuss in more depth the subject. I hope to see you during the conference in Amsterdam!”

See conference webpages for the programme details and the full list of speakers.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 654371