Le 14 septembre 2022

Join EIT RawMaterials Innovation Hub Central and West at the INNOVEIT Open Day in Leuven on 14 September 2022.

EIT RawMaterials is proud and delighted to join forces with its fellow organizations, EIT Digital and EIT Manufacturing Innovation Hubs, as part of the broader INNOVEIT Event Series 2022 of the European Institute of Technology and Innovation (EIT).

For the first time, EIT RawMaterials, EIT Digital, and EIT Manufacturing are gathering all their stakeholders in the Benelux region to join an Open Day to solve the urgent challenges of today and create future success.

The Leuven INNOVEIT Open Day is a great opportunity for all national research and innovation stakeholders to learn more about the activities of these three EIT Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) and the broad range of opportunities offered. This hybrid event provides an in-person networking opportunity for interested stakeholders to meet the KIC contact points.

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14:00-14:10  Opening remarks by moderator Marion Bechtold, KU Leuven,
Welcome by Michel Vanavermaete, EIT RawMaterials

14:10-14:20  Introduction of EIT National Contact Point in Belgium Valentina Albarani, NCP Wallonie.

14:20-15:05  Becoming part of Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem: Short presentations on the organization, mission, activities & opportunities.

  • EIT RawMaterials by Michel Vanavermaete, CLC Central and West Director
  • EIT Manufacturing by Dr. Christian Bölling, CLC Central Director
  • EIT Digital by Federico Menna, COO
  • Q&A session

15:05-15:10  My journey with the EIT, by Anna Vanderbruggen, nominee of the INNOVEIT Change Award 2022 (remotely).

15:10-15:30  Coffee break

15:30-16:15  Becoming part of Europe’s largest innovation ecosystem: Success stories – presentation by the innovators.

  • Kris Broos, Vito, presents EIT RawMaterials project Charamba
  • Peter Alvarez, Lortek, presents EIT Manufacturing project REDAMP (remotely)
  • Frank Hermans, Innotractor, presents EIT Digital project
  • Q&A session

16:15-16:20  Closing remarks

16:20-17:00  Networking

Place: De Hoorn, Sluisstraat 79, Leuven, Belgium