EIT RawMaterials Awareness Day

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BGI invites you to the EIT RawMaterials Awareness Day event devoted to introduce EIT Raw Materials and its opportunities!

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It is with great pleasure that BGI - Building Global Innovators invite you to the EIT RawMaterials Awareness Day on 23-24 September.

EIT RawMaterials, initiated and funded by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology), a body of the European Union, is the world's largest consortium in the raw materials sector. Its vision is to develop raw materials into a major strength for Europe. Its mission is to enable sustainable competitiveness of the European minerals, metals and materials sector along the value chain by driving innovation, education and entrepreneurship.

In this event, EIT RawMaterials will promote the integration on all levels to accelerate change towards a sustainable model for the raw materials industry. BGI and EIT RawMaterials will present the opportunities inside this network for startups, investors, academia and industry stakeholders.

This event is directed to investors, startups, researchers, companies, and other interested members. Focused on expanding the knowledge of corporate business units on how to deploy open innovation methodologies in this area, support startups to accelerate their business, provide opportunities for the members to deploy innovation, and foster collaboration and partnership - by supporting the innovation capacity of the Portuguese ecosystem on advanced and engineered materials.


23rd September

12h00-13h30: Registration & Lunch Cocktail

13h30-14h00: Opening Session, by Manuel Heitor, Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal

14h00-14h30: Welcome Session by EIT RawMaterials, Bernd Schäfer, CEO, Managing Director of EIT RawMaterials

14h30-15h00: Keynote Speaker, by Rodrigo Martins, Full Professor in Materials Science Department of FCT Nova University of Lisbon

15h00-15h30: Education and Innovation at EIT RawMaterials, by Didier Zimmermann, Innovation and Education Director at EIT RawMaterials

15h30-15h45: Testimonial of a SMART WAAM PC, by João Pedro, Project Coordinator at FCT Nova University of Lisbon

15h45-16h30: Break & Matchmaking

16h30-17h00: EIT RawMaterials for Startups Business creation and development activities, by Ouafae Cohin, Business and Strategy Manager at EIT RawMaterials

17h00-17h15: Testimonial of startups alumni, by AquainSilico, Smallmatek and Cybele

17h15-17h30: Round table with the main challenges in the Portuguese Industry

24th September

8h00-9h00: Registration & Coffee Break

9h00-9h30: EIT RawMaterials for Investors, by Ouafae Cohin, Business and Strategy Manager at EIT RawMaterials

9h30-10h00: Investor Business Case - Testimonial of EIT RawMaterials Business Development

10h00-10h20: EIT RawMaterials for Corporate, by Ouafae Cohin, Business and Strategy Manager at EIT RawMaterials

10h20-10h45: Unlock your Corporate Challenge through Open Innovation Projects, by Phuong Dai Nestler, Marketing Manager at EIT RawMaterials

10h45-11h00: Break

11h00-13h00: B2B Meetings

13h:00-14h00: Networking Lunch Cocktail

Once you submit your registration you will receive further information regarding the event.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get involved, to better understand what EIT RawMaterials has to offer and how you can closely collaborate with this organization.

Join us in changing to a sustainable future!

We look forward to seeing you!

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