20 February 2018 / Tallinn, Estonia


The event agenda's time zone is EEST.

20 Feb 2018
13:00 – 13:30
Welcome addresses and general intro to the event

Ms. Anu Kull, Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

Mr. Michael Berz,  European Commission,

Ms.  Doris Põld, Estonian ICT Cluster Manager 

Ms. Piret Potisepp, Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Moderated by Mr. Rene Tõnnisson, Baltic Innovation Agency

13:30 – 15:00
Part I: Enhancing production and business processes by the adoption of advanced ICT capabilities – WATIFY success stories

Presentation of 3 case studies of success stories related to applying ICT in other sectors by representatives of non-ICT sector companies that were directly involved in the process. The cases address innovative product/service development or considerable improvement of the non-ICT sector company´s business processes.

13.30 – 13.45 Mr. Francisco Bujan, Overview of Watify

13.45 – 14:15 Bio-economy: Ingelia (Spain) - Marisa Hernández Latorre (CEO)

14:15 – 14:45 Furniture: Tischlerei Eigenstetter GmbH, (Germany) - Martin Eigenstetter (CEO

14.45 -15.30 Trends in 5-10 years perspective. How will ICT boost manufacturing and other sectors and how to make it happen in your company? What kind of innovative business models are emerging in Europe?  Prof. Valerio Alessandroni

15:30 – 16:00
Networking & Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00
Part II: Matchmaking session

Hands-on matchmaking between the ICT companies and other sector companies attending the event. This is the core part of the event: other sessions contribute to building rapport and momentum, but the main goal is solid 1:1 matches resulting in potential collaborations that will go on beyond this workshop.

17:00 – 17:15
Next Steps and Closing of the Day