Like any other crisis in the history of mankind, Covid-19 is also source of new innovations and opportunities. EIT Manufacturing’s CEO Klaus BEETZ sees at least three opportunities for Europe’s manufacturing sector based on the learnings gathered so far:

  • Accelerating digitalisation: There is already evidence suggesting that companies that are further in their industry 4.0 journey have managed the crisis better
  • Rethinking supply chains: With big multinationals rethinking their supply chains to mitigate risks, this can be an opportunity for European SMEs with nearshoring and dual sourcing.
  • New ways of working and producing: Finding ways of moving from a predetermined manufacturing to production processes that are more flexible, and therefore more resilient

Headquarters
Paris-Saclay,
Nano-INNOV,
2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

CLC Central
Darmstadt
Christian Bölling
christian.boelling@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC South
Milan
Gian Mario Maggio
gianmario.maggio@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC West
Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan
antoni.pijoan@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC North
Gothenburg
Björn Fagerström
bjorn.fagerstrom@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC East
Vienna
Johannes Hunschofsky
johannes.hunschofsky@eitmanufacturing.eu

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Headquarters
Paris-Saclay,
Nano-INNOV,
2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

CLC West
Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan
antoni.pijoan@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC Central
Darmstadt
Christian Bölling
christian.boelling@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC North
Gothenburg
Björn Fagerström
bjorn.fagerstrom@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC South
Milan
Giacomo Martinotti
Giacomo.martinotti@gmail.com

CLC East
Vienna
Johannes Hunschofsky
johannes.hunschofsky@eitmanufacturing.eu

© EIT2014 | home | sitemap | legal notice | newsroom

Headquarters
Paris-Saclay,
Nano-INNOV,
2 Boulevard Thomas Gobert,
91120 Palaiseau, France

CLC West
Donostia/San Sebastian
Antoni Pijoan
antoni.pijoan@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC Central
Darmstadt
Christian Bölling
christian.boelling@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC North
Gothenburg
Björn Fagerström
bjorn.fagerstrom@eitmanufacturing.eu

CLC South
Milan
Giacomo Martinotti
Giacomo.martinotti@gmail.com

CLC East
Vienna
Johannes Hunschofsky
johannes.hunschofsky@eitmanufacturing.eu

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