Digital Industry of Tomorrow

Digital Industry of Tomorrow

How scaleups and innovations transform manufacturing, logistics and retail

Start the day at SLUSH side event with a Digital Industry breakfast and network with leaders of industry digitalisation in Europe! Meet innovation drivers and scaleups disrupting manufacturing, logistics, smart energy systems and retail industries.

When: Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 09:00-12:15
Where: Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre, Hall 2, Messuaukio 1

NOTE: You DON’T need a Slush ticket to attend this event. Please bring the EIT Digital event ticket to show at the entrance (not valid for the Slush area). 

Digital transformation is changing business processes and enabling new business models for manufacturing, retail and logistics industries. The availability of customer data across supply chain will open new possibilities for product customisation and increased customer satisfaction. With its Pan-European network of partners, and scaleups, EIT Digital is developing new solutions that help industries and public bodies to tackle modern challenges with digital innovations.

Why you should attend:

  • Get an update on current industry digitalisation trends in Europe;
  • Meet with game changing scaleups and innovations enabling industry digitalisation with Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and 3D printing technologies;
  • Connect with new innovation partners to grow your business.


08:30 Registration & breakfast
09:00 Welcoming words by Eero Eloranta, Chairman of EIT Digital Finland, and Petri Liuha, Digital Industry Lead at EIT Digital
09:10 "How commercial benefits of digitalisation are leading disruption in machinery industry" Teemu Tunkelo CTO and EVP Platform Services at Voith Digital Solutions GmBH
09:30 "How digitalisation and data changed the business growth" Hanna Kivelä, Industry Leader at Google Finland
09:50 Digital Challenge Scaleups Pitching
11:00 Networking and demos
11:45 Digital Challenge Winner Announcement
12:05 Closing words

See 25 demos at the Demo Area

Test the smart glove that improves efficiency of manual work in manufacturing, try 3D showroom and other digital solutions from the finalists of the EIT Digital Challenge in Digital Industry category. Eight finalists are competing over the 50k€ grant and the winner will be announced in the end of the event.

Read more about the contest here.

Check out the 2016 finalists in Digital Industry

For small and medium sized retailers, Street Smart Retail delivers a suite of modules, leveraging omni-channel data for features like the Selfiewall, the Popup store and WCards - for building customer relations in a blended physical and online marketplace.

For smart factories and production lines we offer innovations using artificial intelligence, sensors, augmented reality and virtual reality to increase efficiency, enhance safety and monitoring. Our Industry 4.0 project powers the industry of Europe and Lifetime awareness predicts the lifetime of critical devices, important for large and small facilities.

Learn about OEDIPUS, Operating Digital Industry with Product and Services, a three year initiative that starts in 2017 and will focus on the creation of Digital Innovation Hubs to support and enable the digital transformation of European Industries.

How to find us

The event takes place in Seminar Hall 2 situated in the partner side-event area.

If you HAVE Slush pass please use South Entrance (next to Holiday Inn hotel). You will need to go through main Slush area, see the map on the back of your pass.

If you DON'T have Slush pass OR coming by car Slush please use North Entrance and show your event ticket at the doors.

if you get lost, Slush volunteers will help you to find a way.

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