APRIL 2023

Join us for the biggest digitalisation
event of the year!

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Parc hall, Lux Divina Complex, Street 13 Decembrie 96, Brasov 500116, Brasov, Romania

Why come
to meet us ?

We're launching the "Futures of Innovation Technology" European Digital Innovation Hub. Come meet us and find out about the services we offer to SMEs and Public Organizations from the Centru Region to support their digitalization journey! We have top speakers from our innovation ecosystem lined for for you -
take a look at our agenda!

Learn about our Digital Innovation Hub 

Meet our community of digitalization experts 

Learn about the technologies of the future

Become part of our community


The FIT EDIH launch conference will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., at Sala Parc in the Lux Divina Complex in Brașov. The conference will start with a high-level panel, will be followed by the inauguration ceremony of the international INTEK fair and will continue with two distinct tracks of workshops dedicated to the themes of Smart Cities/ Mobility/ e-Government and Industry 4.0 .

4 APRIL 2023 - High level pannel
10:00 - 11:30

FIT EDIH launch conference – Sala Parc

Mr. Klaus Beetz, CEO EIT Manufacturing
Mrs. Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra ,
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia
Mr Eduard Mititelu,
State Secretary, Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitization
Mister. Dragoş Tohănean, V
ice-President of the Authority for Digitization of Romania
Mr. Sterică Fudulea ,
Secretar General CNIPMMR
Mr.. Prof. dr. ing Ioan Bondrea,
The President of the University Senate, “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu

Moderator: Mr. Ionut Tata ,
Orchestrator FIT DIH
11:30 - 12:00

Inauguration of the INTEK Trade Show – Dacia Hall

Host: Mr. Onut Iliescu, founder of Technics & Technology / Intek
4 APRIL 2023 - Track #1 Smart City, Mobility and e-Government
12:00 - 14:00

Technologies of the future for Smart Cities, Mobility and e-Government – Sala Parc

Mr. Traian Urban , Director of EIT Urban Mobility Innovation Hub East
Mr. Adrian Vestea ,
President of Brașov County Council, President of UNCJR
Mr. Gabriel Codru Pleşa ,
Mayor of Alba Iulia Municipality
Mr. Nicola Mitolo,
Președinte Snap4City
Mr. Sebastian Boureanu ,
Craft Solutions
Mr. Ciprian Zamfirescu,
Digital Transformation Manager Vodafone
Mr. Kristaps Elvis Volks,
Simple Charge
Mr. Eduard Dumitrașcu,
President of the Romanian Association for Smart City

Moderator: Mr. Dragos David, General Director Metropolitan Agency of Brașov
14:00 - 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 - 16:00

Urban Mobility Startup Showcase – Sala Dacia Etaj

Speakers (TBC):Start-ups and providers of urban mobility solutions

Mrs. Alexandra Hincu, EIT Urban Mobility RIS Hub Romania,
Mr. Mircea Vadan, President of Spherik Accelerator

Dinner and networking party

4 APRIL 2023 - Track #2 Manufacturing and Industry 4.0
12:00 - 14:00

Info Session EIT Manufacturing - Sala Dacia Etaj

Introduction EIT Manufacturing Ecosystem -
Mrs. Niki Kousi , Director of EIT Manufacturing CLC South East
Presentation of the 2024 funding call -
Aristeidis Katsiorchis, Innovation Manager, EIT Manufacturing CLC South East (TBC)
Presentation of Industry 5.0 EIT Manufacturing Hub pre-acceleration program winner -
Mr. Gabriel Barta , Founder of RongoDesign
Showcase EITM innovation projects -
Mr. Dr. Alexios Papacharalampoulos , Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems and Automation (LMS) of the University of Patras

Presentations (To be confirmed):
Centru Region SME barriers and needs regarding innovation in manufacturing -Perspectives offered by Schaeffler and/or Normandia (TBC)

Mrs. Raluca Lucat , EIT Manufacturing RIS Hub Romania
14:00 - 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 - 17:00

 Future technologies for industry 4.0 – Sala Parc

Ms. Niki Kousi, Director of EIT Manufacturing CLC South East
Mister. Edin Skaljic, Founder of FabLab Sarajevo, Digital Storm DIH
Mister. Sándor Kolumbán , Assistant professor at Babeș-Bolyai University Exliteron Founder

Speakers (To be confirmed):
Center ADR representative Investment fund representative / Banking system
Mister. Cristi Irimia, Siemens Industry Software Manager

Mr. Ciprian Candea, CEO Ropardo

Dinner and networking party

5 APRIL 2023

FORUM INTEK – Sala Parc - Central Conference

Possible FIT EDIH Contributions to Forum Intek (To be confirmed) :

Ms. Raluca Lucat , EIT Manufacturing RIS Hub Romania
EDIH Showcase
12:00 - 14:30

Information session / Workshop – POCIDIF EDIH funding call - Sala Dacia Etaj (by invitation)

Co-organized with OIPSI (TBC), participation only for EDIHsInvited to participate: all EDIHs funded by the Digital Europe Programme
14:30 - 15:30

Lunch break

15:30 - 17:00

EDIH service showcase – Sala Dacia Etaj (participation open to the public) 

Co-organized with OIPSI (TBC)

Test before Invest
- DIZ - C
ristina Baghiu (Coordonator DIZ) și Lidia Betoaea (Coordonator Ecosistem de Inovare, DIZ)

Acces to Finance
- Wallachia eHub-  
Costin Lianu (Coordonator Wallachia EDIH) și Ana-Maria Paraschiv (Wallachia EDIH)

Innovation Ecosystem
- DIH4Society -
Paula Comanescu (Coordonator Market Brokerage)
- Transilvania eDIH -
Mihai Pop (Manager Operațiuni)

Digital Skills
- CityInnoHub -
Alexandru Bobe
- West EDIH (TBC)
6-7 APRIL 2023

Open Innovation Camp (OIC) – Sala Park

Program day #1 OIC - 10:00 – 18:00
Schedule day #2 OIC – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
Organizers: Brasov IT Cluster, Brasov Metropolitan Agency, Iceberg

by registration, maximum 50 people, public administration, IT, multinationals, startups, research

Description: The Open Innovation Camp two-day workshop is a public co-creation laboratory during which students will identify problems at the local level from the point of view of the digitalization of public services and generate possible solutions to address them. The development of mechanisms and ideation procedures in the field of public policies for Open Innovation Camp Brașov will be inspired by the Innovation Camp Methodology Handbook and Aalto Camp for Social Innovation methodologies.
Key speakers
Prior to joining EIT Urban Mobility, Dr. Urban was an active investor, board member and advisor to SME's and start-ups, combined with academic teaching and research activities. He is a member of several committees and working groups with focus on Municipal questions.
Mister. Traian Urban
Director of EIT Urban Mobility Innovation Hub East
His partnership with the citizens of Alba Iulia is based on problem solving, such as transportation, improving the sewerage system, waste collection, the development of an economic area in Alba Iulia, as well as actual solutions for the efficiency of the administrative apparatus, digitization of services for the citizens and implementation of Smart solutions within the city's infrastructure.
Mister. Gabriel Codru Pleşa
Mayor of Alba Iulia Municipality
FIT EDIH launch conference
Mrs. Ingrid Kressel Vinciguerra
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Estonia
He joined Siemens in 2002 and was heading the Global Technology Field “Software and System Engineering” and responsible for the worldwide research and technology transfer of innovative engineering technologies for software intensive systems and digital technologies.
Mr. Klaus Beetz
CEO EIT Manufacturing

Join us for the biggest digitalisation
event of the year!