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Presidency event (conference) in Finland: Sustainable Smart Manufacturing


This grant will be awarded without call for proposals in line with Article 190(1)(e) of the Rules of applications of Regulation (EU, Euratom) 966/2012, Regulation No 1268/2012 and Article 11(2) of the Rules for participation and dissemination in ""Horizon 2020 - the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2014-2020)"", Regulation (EU) No 1290/2013.

Events of a major strategic nature, which are focused and attract a broad spectrum of stakeholders are important in assessing past activities, identifying policy options and priorities, and planning future actions.

The European Commission will support the organisation of an event (conference) in the second half of 2019, in cooperation with the Finnish government, holding the EU Presidency of the European Union at the time.

The conference should cover an issue of direct relevance to the NMBP part of Horizon 2020, namely reindustrialising Europe and the transformation towards a digitised, sustainable and clean European industry.

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