18 January 2021

Mesap goes to Europe #1/2021


Back in this 2021 the appointment with our European format

The 5E project and its Digital Showcase

The 5E Digital Showcase is a free online platform dedicated to products in nanoelectronics, flexible, organic and printed electronics and electronic smart systems. 31 companies have already joined the initiative from 9 countries – Finland, Greece, Germany, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, France, Turkey and the Netherlands –  with 14 products developed within funded projects (at regional, national and international level) and 17 products coming from single entities (Start-ups, SMEs, IMs and Research Centers). The application is completed online here in a few minutes. Become part of the Community and don’t miss the launch of the 5E Contest for the best convergence of products and projects among the three electronic areas. The award ceremony will take place during a major event in the European electronic scene. Great news are coming soon!   Discover the Digital Showcase

FIT4FoF Project: skills requirements and job profiles of the future

FIT4FoF aims to address the needs of workers in the Factory of the Future by analyzing technology trends in 6 industrial areas: robotics, additive manufacturing, mechatronics and machine automation, data analytics, cybersecurity and human-machine interaction to define new professional profiles and new upskilling and reskilling needs. The project proceeds with the activities of skills analysis and the definition of co-design actions with the companies involved in the piloting activities. 6 members of MESAP have actively participated in this first analytical phase and soon it will be possible to start with the testing phase of the defined methodology.   For further information on the project

Smart Systems Integrated®: protection and visibility of ssi products

Smart Systems Integrated® is a collective trademark valid throughout the European Union owned by the EPoSS Technology Platform and managed by MESAP. Companies can apply for a license as a guarantee of their product’s specific technical and quality characteristics. It represents a distinctive sign to highlight Smart Systems Integrated products at European level: that’s why products with the mark often receive media attention, as for our member EUROFORK and its ESMARTSHUTTLE. For the licensed companies there is a free membership to the EPoSS Technology Platform for one year. If you are interested in this convention contact us writing to trademark@mesap.it.   For more information and to request the trademark


European Factory Platform Open Call

The European Connected Factory Platform for Agile Manufacturing has launched a €2.5 million call for 20 projects dedicated to the development, prototyping, integration and validation of innovative solutions using the EFPF platform and related services. The call is addressed to MPMIs, digital solution providers, software developers and researchers: the funding ranges from €50,000 – €150,000 per project and the duration of the projects is from 6 to 12 months. The call is open until February 19, 2021.   More details and documentation


Online the ECS Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (ECS-SRIA)

On the occasion of the ECS Brokerage Event 2021, held on 12-13 January 2021, the fourth edition of the ECS Strategic Agenda for Research and Innovation (ECS-SRIA) was presented, jointly developed by the members of the three industry associations on micro and nanoelectronics, Smart Systems Integration and embedded systems: AENEAS, ARTEMIS-IA and EPOSS. The ECS-SRIA aims to identify the main research and innovation areas where Europe should maintain and/or develop its leadership in Electronic Components and Systems and Key Digital Technologies for the next 10-15 years.   Download the report

SSI Conference & Exhibition – Virtual Edition 2021

When April 27 – 29, 2021 The Smart Systems Integration Conference & Exhibition 2021 restarts with a new concept and virtual edition after a one-year hiatus, led by the EPoSS community. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to interact with stakeholders in the Smart Systems value chain through technical sessions and strategic panels. RTOs, SMEs and industry will share their latest developments on key technologies, Smart Systems solutions for mobility, energy, industrial, agribusiness and biomedical applications. You can register with a subsidized fee by February 20, 2021.

Registration and program