News Bulletin from DIH related initiatives – March 2021

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Dear DIHNET community

The Spring season starts this month, and our news bulletin is blooming with events and open calls on digital innovation. Enjoy the reading!

Change2Twin: Last Call!

Change2Twin is accepting applications from SMEs until 29 March – if you missed their webinar for applicants, you watch it here.  Change2Twin provides funding for a full digitalisation audit of SMEs, including recommendations for creating a digital twin. The service is provided by certified DIHs and is the first step toward deployment of a digital twin in your company. Apply in 5 easy steps for Change2Twin Assessment Voucher today here

EUH4D Data Forum 2021

EUH4D Data Forum is as an annual event to be held within the framework of the EUH4D project. The forum aims at raising awareness, sharing results and recommendations, and receiving contributions on strategies and policies from the European Commission around data. The event will be held on Tuesday, 30th of March 2021 in online format with the participation of different experts in the field of European Big Data. Register for the forum here.

DIGITbrain’s 1st Open Call Webinar is open for applications now!

This webinar will give you an overview on the DIGITbrain Open Call Process and prepare you for the Open Call application. By learning about what DIGITbrain is, which are the expected use cases and what other SMEs have already achieved within the project, you will better hit the narrow target of the Open Call. The call experiments can cover all segments of the entire manufacturing sector, e.g., discrete manufacturing, continuous production, or construction. Find more information about this webinar and the open call here.

EU Industry Week 2021: Innovation and Photonics technologies

Traditional industry and high-tech companies are invited to the webinar – Innovation and Photonics technologies – Now you can!  The Center for Physical Science and Technology (FTMC) together with Laser & Engineering Technologies Cluster (LITEK™) organise this event on 23rd of March 2021. FTMC and LITEK™ are partners of two pan-European initiatives – PhotonHUB EUROPE and PULSATE – aiming at bringing photonics in general and laser-based advanced and additive manufacturing technologies closer to industrial SMEs. The webinar is organised under the umbrella of the EU Industry Week 2021 covering the theme: shaping Europe’s digital future. Register here.

Up to €70K to develop Artificial Intelligence solutions in the AI4EU Call for Solutions

Do you want to receive funding of up to €70,000 to solve Artificial Intelligence challenges? The AI4EU Call for Solutions is looking for 41 ‘Solutions Providers’ that will work on at least two solutions for each of the challenges selected in the previous Call for Challenges published on the AI4EU Platform. Startups, SMEs, mid-caps, large companies and research organisations that would like to develop, test and validate their technical solutions can  submit them here.

Video: Better Factory Q&A Webinar on the First Expression of Interest

The past March 9th Better Factory held its second webinar. This time the consortium held a Q&A session on how Manufacuring SMEs, Artists, and Tech Suppliers can submit their interest in participating, solving questions and doubts on the process. The webinar was split into 3 sessions depending on the profile of the attendee. Watch the webinar here..

WeldGalaxy 2nd OC apply by 29th April and join WeldGalaxy Innovation Day on 26th March

Are you working on arc-welding innovations? EU project WeldGalaxy has launched its 2nd Open Call to support 15 SMEs or MidCaps to take their technology to the next level with funding (up to 100.000€), technical support provided by TWI and Business mentoring led by FBOX.  Apply by 29th April here. Join WeldGalaxy Innovation Day on 26th March: 2nd Open Call introduction and presentation of 10 pilots supported in 1st Open Call. Register here.

Have a great start of the Springtime!

The DIHNET team