The event “European Industry Partnerships – Lighthouses to thrive in the New Digital Age” is initiating a coordinated approach to clearly define the future technological and application areas to be addressed by a new partnership for Horizon Europe on IoT/IIoT, smart networks, edge computing, AI at the edge, cloud considering the initial proposal of partnership with the working title Smart Networks and Services. The new partnership has the aim to bring new value-added for the European economy and society and not a continuation of on a business as usual approach without being in line with the criteria set by the EC.

The event is organized by the CREATE-IoT project as part of the IoT Large-Scale Pilots Programme with support from DG connect and several European partnerships and industry associations. Speakers from variousindustry sectors, research and academia, representatives from Member States and the ED will analyze and discuss the strategic directions, align the research priorities, identify the gaps and present their expectations for future research and innovation, and the impact of the new proposed European partnership for Horizon Europe.

This event will be held next 5 November in Brussels and DITAS project coordinator, Enric Pages, will participate in this workshop as a speaker and present the DITAS use cases in Smart Manufacturing and e-Health.