Boosting Innovation in Factory of the Future Value Chain in the Alps


  • BIFOCAlps Final Conference

    We are happy to announce and invite you to the BIFOCAlps final conference. This event will be hosted at the Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (Dornbirn, Austria) and will be organized on the 18th of September 2018. *** read more ***

  • BIFOCAlps@Fostering Digitalzation in Baden-Württemberg

    This event was organized by bwcon in context of the opening event of bwcon’s new office in Horb am Neckar. Bwcon’s main task in this rural area is fostering digitalization processes in companies. In the area of Horb am Neckar many “hidden champions” are located therefore it is important to strengthen this region and its companies. During the event the BIFOCAlps project results were presented to policy makers, intermediaries and SME in order to give them an overview of the current state of the art and some guidelines. *** read more ***

  • BIFOCAlps@WIRE Conference 2018

    On 5th July, ERRIN and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes hosted a session on “Cooperation between regional innovation ecosystems: inspiration from Alpine Regions”, during the 9th edition of WIRE, the Week of Innovative Regions in Europe. The session focused on how to use existing EU policies and instruments in a coordinated manner, across governance levels, to support transformation towards resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth at territorial level. *** read more ***

  • Italian National Training Workshop for Policy Makers: Digitalizing SMEs Round Table

    The Italian National Training Workshop for Policy Makers was jointly organized with AFIL (the Lombardy Intelligent Factory Cluster), partner of the SMART-SPACE project, and within the Vanguard Event "ESM- Efficient and sustainable manufacturing". *** read more ***

  • BIFOCAlps@Wissenschaft trifft Wirtschaft: Blockchain (Stuttgart)

    Blockchain is called one of the leading technologies for the digital future. Therefore universities and research institutes are working in a lot of projects. Moreover, IT companies have pilot projects to test develop new business models with this technology. Other companies are still looking for suitable use cases. In this event different projects from universities, research centers as well as companies were presented in order to show how to implement blockchain technology in factories of the future. *** read more ***