DIGITALIZATION OF INDUSTRIAL SMEs

Online conference / B2B Matchmaking

26—28TH OF APRIL

ABOUT CONFERENCE

Ukrainian cluster week is online conference of industrial and high-tech clusters of EaP countries, Eastern Europe and Ukraine that has a goal to establish strong partnership relations between clusters and clusters members. The program includes presentation of experts, panel discussion and B2B matchmaking meeting. The main topics of the conference is around digitalization of industrial SMEs.

3 days of discussions, networking and presentations

26th of April: cluster policies in Eastern Europe and EaP

27th of April: digitalization of SME

28th of April: development of industrial ecosystems

Main goals for cluster week

Exchange of experience among clusters in the area of digitalization of manufacturing SMEs

Preparing new clusters to the internationalization process

Aligning with main direction of ECCP development, such as digital transition, smart-specialization, industrial ecosystems and acceleration of cluster policies

EVENT FORMAT

Languages

Working languages: Russian and English (simultaneous translation)

Presentations

Presentations (up to 20 min)

Discussion

Panel discussions

Matchmaking

B2B meetings online

Organizations who are kindly invited to participation: industrial and hi-tech clusters (cluster coordinators and their members from Ukraine, EaP countries and Eastern Europe), state representatives and other policy-makers of national and regional levels: business support organizations, development and innovation agencies, scientific and educational institutions.

SPEAKERS

Christophe Guichard

DG Grow / EU commission

Belgium

Jan Maarten de VET

European Cluster Collaboration Platform

Belgium

Veronika MÜLLER

European Cluster Collaboration Platform

Belgium

Sergiy Ponomarov

GIZ Ukraine

Ukraine

Marta Batalla Massana

EU commission

Belgium

Andrius Rakickas

LAUGEA cluster

Lithuania

Barta Balazs

am-LAB (University of West Hungary)

Hungary

Oleg Shcherbatenko

IT-Enterprise

Ukraine

Vitaliy Zaytsev

Kharkiv Cluster «Engineering – Automation – Machinery»

Ukraine

Mariia Shevchuk

State Institution «Export Promotion Office»

Ukraine

Andriy Zablovskyi

Council of Entrepreneurs under the Cabinet of Ministers

Ukraine

Oksana Donska

Ukrainian Furniture Association

Ukraine

CLUSTER WEEK PROGRAM

Event organizers

Event sponsors

Event partners

Cluster organisations

Registration form to attend the conference

(for cluster organization who wants participate also in matchmaking you do not need to fill out this from, please follow directly to Matchmaking)

The project for the development of EAM clusters in the regions of Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia «ClusteRISE» is implemented by the Association of Industrial Automation Enterprises of Ukraine (APPAU) within the project «Utilization and Implementation of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine in the field of Trade» implemented by the German federal company Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH with the financial support of the Government of Germany.