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Swedish-Belgian Innovation Initiative - October 4

What is SBII?

  • SBII is an industrial R&D partnering initiative with the objective to increase market-oriented high-technology R&D projects between Belgium and Sweden
  • On October 4th SBII will be officially launched, as a pilot, through a networking conference arranged on the topic: Digitization of the Future Industry
  • Belgium and Sweden face common industrial challenges and need to be constantly innovative and improve their production systems to maintain a solid domestic industrial base. Both countries being at the forefront of innovation, Belgium and Sweden form natural partners in tackling these tasks


The conference has a broad focus on Digitization of the Future Industry, with the following, prioritized sub topics:

  • Digital & Real Factories
  • Transparent Communication and Connectivity
  • People in Manufacturing
  • Solutions for flexible distributed production
  • Advanced manufacturing technologies

For more detailed information about topics and subtopics, please click here

The Aim of SBII

  • Gather the most technology -and R&D-intensive MNEs, SMEs, universities and research institutes from Belgium and Sweden
  • Match Belgian and Swedish MNEs, SMEs, universities and research institutes with the goal to launch joint market-oriented R&D projects
  • Learn more about available project funding through Eureka and Eurostars

Bilateral Meetings

An ideal opportunity to initiate discussions about potential collaborations and projects in pre-arranged meetings

How does it work?

  1. Register for participation and publish your collaboration wishes
  2. Send, receive and validate meeting requests once booking is opened
  3. Your personal meeting schedule will be ready and sent to you one week before the conference

This event will take place on the 4th of October. Click here for more information and to subscribe.