On 30 September, EU4Digital launched the ‘EU4Digital Smart Industry Community Space’, aimed at facilitating the creation by EaP business associations and competence centres of a network for expertise on the digital transformation of SMEs.
Interested experts and representatives of organisations aiming to support digitalisation of SMEs can join the the space free of charge and use the space to connect with other members or promote their events, projects, and organisations within the community.
The space was created during a virtual event aiming to support stakeholders of the Eastern partner countries in joining the ICT Innovation for Manufacturing SMEs (I4MS) initiative.
Among the first EaP organisations that have already joined I4MS are the Association of Industrial Automation of Ukraine (APPAU) and Platform 4.0 Industry in Ukraine, Georgian ICT Cluster, Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency, and the Robotics & AI association in Belarus.
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