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Dutch - German Seminar on Smart Industry and Internet of Things

From March 26 to 28, 2018, a Dutch economic mission will visit Dresden and Berlin. The mission is led by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs with representatives from industry, research & knowledge institutions and the Dutch key sectors Smart Industry and ICT.

The aim of this economic mission is to strengthen the economic cooperation between Germany and the Netherlands in the field of digitization and ICT. Germany and the Netherlands are offering many opportunities for innovative data-driven companies that use ICT-relevant key technologies in their (production) process. There are good opportunities for organizations which are active in the key technologies Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data in particular. During the mission we will give insights into both markets and connect German and Dutch organizations to develop new partnerships.

This mission is part of the economic ICT program of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs in preparation for the Hannover Messe 2018. You can meet them in Dresden on 27 March 2018!

For whom?

Participation in parts of the missions program (seminars and matchmaking) is open to German companies as well as research and knowledge institutions which wish to cooperate with Dutch organizations.

The program addresses organizations that develop or use IT and data-based solutions for the key technologies Internet of Things and Big Data. The focus is on the German sectors agriculture and horticulture, automotive, HTSM, healthcare, smart industry and infrastructure.


09:00 Registration and Coffee

9:15  Welcome

Peter Nothnagel, Managing Director, Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen
Brian Huijts, Team ICT, Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands

Introduction Smart Industry, IoT & Big Data in Saxony
Armin Reith, Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen
Nico Herzberg, SAP Deutschland, Smart Systems HUB - enabling IoT

Introduction Smart Industry, IoT & Big Data in The Netherlands
Peter van Harten, Smart Industry Platform, The Netherlands

10:15 Discussion with the speakers

10:30 Pitches

Smart solutions from companies and institutes from Saxony and The Netherlands

  • Global wireless connectivity: Richard van der Vegt, M2MBlue, NL
  • Innovations in Smart Industry: Evert van den Akker, TNO, NL
  • IoT & Maintenance in DOCC CONTOL: Martijn Baller, van Berlo, NL

11:00 Coffee break

11:15 Matchmaking Session

1-to-1 meetings, 5 meetings each 20 min

Including lunch buffet

13:30 End

Register here for the matchmaking!


27 March 2018


SAP Deutschland SE & Co. KG / Foyer
Postplatz 1 01067 Dresden


Anne Höer
E-Mail: anne.hoeer@silicon-saxony.de 
Tel.: +49 351 89 25 880

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