20 - 21 September 2017 / Budapest, Hungary

Industry 4.0 project generating workshop matchmaking event

Find your next technology, research, commercial or financial partner!

The Watify initiative is an awareness-raising campaign, funded by the European Commission, to stimulate the technological transformation of Europe’s industry. Watify is co-organising a matchmaking event in the context of the “Industry 4.0 project generatingworkshop” of the Central European Cooperation for Industry 4.0 initiative, in Budapest, on the 20th and 21st of September 2017.

SEPTember 20-21, 9AM-5PM Budapest, Hungary


  • Challenges and benefits of Industry 4.0 and human-robotics cooperation
  • Cost-effective Smart Factory: processing of production data, maintenance forecasting, manufacturing platforms, industrial internet, cyber-physical systems, 3D printing
  • Pan-European Inter-regional Match Making event
  • Bilateral and multilateral meetings between public and private actors
  • Inter-regional / Cross-border cooperation on targeted focus areas
  • Smart specialisation
The presentations from the event can be downloaded at the following link.


The objective of the matchmaking event is to facilitate inter-regional / cross-border cooperation between regional public and private sector actors in the development of joint initiatives /partnerships or joint demonstration projects in Industry 4.0 – matching S3 priorities and exploiting identified synergies and complementary resources and strengths. Inter-regional or cross-border cooperation can help to exploit complementarities/synergies (i.e. different value chain positions, technologies, etc.), pool resources and infrastructures across Europe, address non-technological issues (e.g. standards) and enlarge the potential user-base.

To consult the Scoping Paper on Industry 4.0 click here.

What to expect

European-level speakers

A plenary session rich of insights from experts and ongoing Europen projects in the area.

Bilateral Meetings

Opportunity to initiate promising contacts in pre-arranged meetings.

Group Meetings

Opportunity to connect different actors for furthering potential inter-regional / cross-border cooperation on targeted focus areas through planned working groups.

Venue & Location

Budapest, Hungary Conference venue ÖbölHáz Rendezvényközpont (BayHouse Event Centre

1117 Budapest Kopaszi-gát 1

Watify Team Contacts

Eleonora Zoboli

Niklas  Juhl



The National Research, Development and Innovation Office of Hungary (NRDIO)

European Commission Directorates-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and Research and Innovation (DG RTD)

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Danubius Hotel Gellért**** (H-1114 Budapest, Szent Gellért tér 2.)

economy single room with breakfast 70 € / night

standard single room with breakfast 90 € / night

Reservation form see attached.

website: https://www.danubiushotels.com/en/our-hotels-budapest/danubius-hotel-gellert

Promenade City Hotel***superior (H-1052 Budapest, Váci utca 22.)

single room with breakfast 110 € / night

double room with breakfast 120 € / night

website: http://promenadehotelbudapest.com/

La Prima Fashion Hotel**** (H-1052 Budapest, Piarista utca 6.)

single room with breakfast 145 € / night

double room with breakfast 150 € / night

website: http://www.laprimahotelbudapest.com/en