Developing SME ‘resilience’ through digitalisation
This event in partnership with Enterprise Europe Network Ireland will demonstrate how SMEs can use digital transformation to make changes to business processes and business models to practically assist in offsetting the economic impact of crisis including Covid-19.
Digitalisation integrates physical and digital systems, innovative business models and processes which can lead to the creation of smart products, services and significant improvement of productivity. For example, 3D printing makes the production process faster and cheaper, data analysis increases the efficiency of products, digital databases for real time checks facilitate management, and digital technology makes the acquisition of materials and parts easier [DigitaliseSME, 2020].
This session will also feature workshop, not to missed on ‘Digital Essentials - Mindset, Strategy & Opportunities’.
9.35am Welcome Address - Anne-Marie Sassen, Deputy Head of Unit A2 -"Technologies & Systems for Digitising Industry, DG-CONNECT, European Commission
9.50am SME Case study - Gillian Doyle, Director & Co-Founder, Cerebreon Technologies
10.20am ‘Documents in a Digital Age’ - Greg Tuohy, Managing Director, Cantec Ireland & Paul Martin, Commercial Director, Cantec Ireland
10.50am Virtual Coffee Break
11.00am Workshop: Digital Essentials ‘Mindset, Strategy & Opportunities’ – Clark Boyd, digital strategy consultant, author & trainer, Digital Marketing Institute
12.00 Close of Plenary
One-on-one Business Meetings – 12 noon to 2pm
Please contact Margaret here to participate in one to one meetings - we will set up your registration and company profile to ensure you can avail of one to one meetings on the B2match event platform.
This event is hosted by Enterprise Europe Network Ireland Consortium led Enterprise Ireland with partners Cork Chamber, Dublin Chamber and Local Enterprise Offices. The programme is co-funded by the European Union's COSME and Horizon 2020 programmes, the Network's aim is to help businesses innovate and grow internationally.