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5th RDI webinar on "Engaging in Academia - Industry collaboration" - presentations and recording are available


  • Posted on: Feb 13, 2019
  • France

The 5th RDI webinar on "Engaging in Academia - Industry collaboration: Success story on developing Industry 4.0 in Ukraine" successfully took place on the 5th of February 2019.

This webinar was held by Alexandre Yurchak, the CEO of Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine and focused on a success story implemented in one of the EaP countries, Ukraine, where the Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine has developed its own concept of Center 4.0, similar to that of Digital Innovation Hubs but more specified to local environment in Ukraine.

The Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine is a cofounder of the national «Industry 4.0 in Ukraine» initiative. This initiative is an integrated platform for uniting business associations, groups and players on the ITC, APCS, engineering and machine building markets, scientists and educators with the purpose of accelerated development of Ukrainian industries with high added value. By the end of 2018 it grew by more than 100 members, and three Centers 4.0 have launched.

The lively 60-minute webinar drew over 25 participants from all 6 EaP countries. The participants included technology managers, researchers, staff from universities, research centers and SMEs.

The next RDI webinar, planned for May 2019, will focus on “Internationalisation of RDI activities - Exploring the models of international innovation partnerships”. Stay tuned!

A link to the recording of the webinar is available on the EAP PLUS Youtube Channel.

The slides presented at the webinar can be downloaded below.

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