We are glad to announce and invite you for the third BIFOCAlps workshop, held in St. Etienne (France).


Key Dates
November 28th, 2017
16:00 p.m. – 20:00 p.m.
Saint-Etienne, France


Aim of the Workshop

The goal of the Workshop is to discuss challenges and best practices for gaining better knowledge on successful and sustainable implementation of practices towards the FoF paradigm and creating synergies among actors along manufacturing value chain.


The workshop will focus on:

  1. Feasibility of good and best practices for the FoF
  2. Ways to stimulate their spread, innovativeness and transfer in different contexts
  3. Cross-fertilization of competences and experiences
  4. Sharing actions at national and European level and role for actors along manufacturing value chain and virtuous growth of the sector


Workshop format:

4:00 p.m.        Welcome and introduction, BiFocAlps highlights
4:15 p.m.        Presentation of FoF keypoints, Key Enabling Technologies (KET) and domains
4:30 p.m.        Interviews restitution: synthesis and outcomes;
                     Companies transformation and trajectories for the FoF
5:00 p.m.        Discussion with the audience: feasibility of good and best practices for the FoF
5:30 p.m.        Panel discussion: ways to stimulate the spread, innovativeness and transfer of good and
                     best practices for the FoF in different contexts
6:30 p.m.        Questions from the audience – Conclusion
7:00 p.m.        Networking Cocktail
8:00 p.m.        End of the session


Please notice that the workshop will be in French. Upon request, translation will be provided in English.