EIT Manufacturing, a new knowledge and innovation community supported by European Union, has gathered more than 50 partners from industry, research and education to accelerate the sustainable and digital transformation of Europe’s industry. This year, EIT Manufacturing opened a local hub in Slovakia under the lead of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava. “With Covid-19 pandemics, EIT Manufacturing’s mission is more important than ever to facilitate the recovery, and in driving a sustainable and digital transformation of the industry to boost Europe’s competitiveness”, said Oliver Moravčík, Vice-rector for strategic projects and development.
Vice-rector prof. Moravčík adds that, with the possibility to establish and operate a local hub, the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava confirms its role as a regional leader in supporting of innovation activities for SME ́s and large manufacturing companies in close collaboration with the research community.
Sustainable and Digital manufacturing transformation
EIT Manufacturing aims at boosting sustainable and digital innovation to transform Europe’s industry and make it more competitive. As an EIT Manufacturing member, the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava (STU) was offered the opportunity to establish the Slovakian Hub. The main mission of EIT Manufacturing Hub Slovakia is to create an ecosystem with local manufacturing innovators and the industry by integrating business, research and academia, and increase awareness of the opportunities proposed by EIT Manufacturing to accelerate industrial transformation. Similar hubs were created in Czech Republic, Greece, Estonia, Lithuania, Portugal.
EIT Manufacturing Hub Slovakia office is located in premises of Rectorate of Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, at Vazovova street No. 5, room B343. More information regarding its activities you can find at following link: