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Programme

22 September 2020 

All session times correspond to Central European Time Zone (Brussels time).
 
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09:00 am - 09:15 am

Welcome and Introduction

Fabio Pianesi, Head of External Collaboration, EIT Digital

Sergio Gusmeroli, Research Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano

 

09:15 am - 10:30 am

TRAIN 1: From Gare du MIDIH to Digital Innovation Hubs: Methods and Tools for DIH governance and sustainability

This session will provide an overview of MIDIH in the context of I4MS and DT-ICT H2020 focus area, its Value Proposition, and how MIDIH enables the network of DIHs supporting the potential of the digital age and the innovation capacity of the industries. You will get an insight on MIDIH’s ability to set a reference in terms of tools, platforms and Governance & Business Models in line with the next EC programs. In particular, Key Research and  Innovation Orientation of the Horizon Europe Program that among the others says: “Strengthening and creating value chains based on digital industrial platforms, benefitting the production sectors from automotive and aerospace to health and food processing”.

 

09:15 am - 09:30 am

The EC focus on the DIHs network: EDIHs in Digital Europe Programme

Anna Puig-Centelles, Programme Officer DG CNECT, European Commission

 

09:30 am - 09:45 am

Methods and Tools to enhance DIHs’ Digital Transformation power and industrial impact

Learn how networks of DIHs could structure a convincing value proposition for their SMEs ecosystem, how to perform a Service Portfolio analysis aimed how to create flexible personalized Customer Journeys and how to exploit Manufacturing SMEs Digital Transformation best practices

Sergio Gusmeroli, Research Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano

 

09:45 am - 10:00 am

MIDIH DIH Collaboration Model

Experiences and challenges from the MIDIH project to arrive at a scalable and sustainable model for collaboration

Susanne Kuehrer, Project Coordinator, EIT Digital

 

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Oscar Lazaro, Managing Director, Innovalia Association

Panelists:

  • Maurits Butter, Senior Scientist Strategy & Policy, TNO
  • Giovanna Galasso, Director, PWC
  • Sergio Gusmeroli, Research Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano
  • Susanne Kuehrer, Project Coordinator, EIT Digital
  • Anna Puig-Centelles, Programme Officer DG CNECT, European Commission

 

10:30 am - 10:45 am

Q&A Session

    

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

TRAIN 2: From Gare du MIDIH to Open Source Digital Manufacturing Platforms

This session will give an overview of how one of the results of MIDIH (MIDIH Open Source Platform) comply with the Digital Manufacturing Platform focus area in H2020 and with the I4MS Phase III program. The role of standard-based Reference Architectures and Open Source reference implementations in the Digital Transformation of manufacturing industry will be debated, thanks to the presence of MIDIH industrial pilots  in Smart Product, Smart Factory and Smart Supply Chain pilot cases. 

 

10:45 am - 11:00 am

Digital Manufacturing Platforms in H2020 and in future Digital Europe Programme

The revolving role of platforms, FoF projects and MIDIH for CPS/IoT

Rositsa Georgieva, Programme Officer DG CNECT, European Commission

 

11:00 am - 11:15 am

MIDIH, towards a flexible, modular and open source Reference Architecture for a digital manufacturing platform for Industry 4.0

The MIDIH approach for defining and implementing a data-driven, open source and standards-based I4.0 reference architecture for pan-European DIHs, allowing manufacturing companies to stay on the wave of industry digitization and providing flexibility and agility for developers and systems integrators

Jesus Benedicto, Project Manager & Software Architect, ATOS

 

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Open Digital platforms: The adoption of a standards-based Open Source platform as a key factor for success in the digitisation of the manufacturing industry

The Open Digital Platform importance in the Industrial Digital Transformation. Three MIDIH use cases: Lighthouse pilots - how they have benefits from MIDIH Open Source platform

Andoni Laskurain, Technical Managing Director, NECO-Tivoly Group
Julien Etienne Mascolo, Senior Researcher & Project Manager, Centro Ricerche FIAT
Sebastian Steinbuss, CTO, International Data Spaces Association

 

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Sebastian Steinbuss, CTO, International Data Spaces Association

Panelists:

  • Jesus Benedicto, Project Manager & Software Architect, ATOS
  • Stefano de Panfilis, COO, FIWARE Foundation
  • Rositsa Georgieva, Programme Officer DG CNECT, European Commission
  • Antonio Jara, CEO, HOPU
  • Nenad Stojanovic, CEO, Nissatech Innovation Centre

 

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm

Q&A Session

    

12:15 pm - 01:30 pm

TRAIN 3: From Gare du MIDIH to Innovation and Collaboration Platform for regional Manufacturing DIHs (DIHIWARE)

This session will give an overview about MIDIH (Manufacturing Industry Digital Innovation Hub) Ecosystem Platform DIHIWARE, the services provided and how the platform will support the community growth through the services that the DIHs will provide. The DIHs are more and more at the core of the future EC programs: Digital Europe Program, InvestEU, Horizon Europe and Europena Regional Development Funds. The DIHIWARE platform allows providers and consumers of digital technologies to not just matching assets and needs, but also collaborate together towards joint innovation. The resulting one-stop-shop marketplace  will help companies to become more competitive and help the DIHs network to act as an unique entity widening his geographical presence and doing more business.

 

12:15 pm - 12:35 pm

The DIHIWARE Collaboration Platform for mastering your Digital Transformation journey

Learn how online collaboration tools can open new opportunities for both DIHs and SMEs adopting CPS/IoT and other Industry4.0 technologies

Angelo Marguglio, Research Area Manager and Head of the "Smart Industry and Agrifood" Unit, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica

 

12:35 pm - 12:50 pm

DIHIWARE Demo Session

Rosamaria Maniaci, Program Manager, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica

 

12:50 pm - 01:05 pm

The AIOTI/5GIA initiative to create a network of eDIH in Europe

AIOTI and 5GIA worked together in order to put in place a network of eDIH which will encompass eDIH targeting Secured Smart Network domain. This network will provide a number of services facilitating cooperation, best practices sharing and development.

Pierre-Yves Danet, Orange Labs Head of cooperative Research Europe, Orange S.A.

 

01:05 pm - 01:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Sergio Gusmeroli, Research Coordinator, Politecnico di Milano

Panelists:

  • Pierre Yves Danet, Orange Labs Head of cooperative Research Europe, Orange S.A.
  • Angelo Marguglio, Research Area Manager and Head of the "Smart Industry and Agrifood" Unit, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica
  • Nicola Plantamura, President CONFAPI BARIBAT, CONFAPI-Unimatica
  • Nadia Scandelli, Head of Smart Factory Unit, Cefriel


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