The first workshops of the project will be held in Uzhgorod (November 22), Ivano-Frankivsk (24 November), Lviv (9 December)
The aim of project is to bring together local IOT stakeholders lay the groundwork for the development of innovative ecosystem in Lviv region through the establishment of an Regional Manufacturing innovative hub of Internet of Things which will be a centre of new information technologies and allows to increase the quality of regional ecosystem and straight digital manufacturing in the region. It will be a platform for business, production and education collaboration.
Perform assessment of the feasibility of new Hub-laboratory Internet of things (HULIT) in Lviv region.
Develop of Hub’s business model.
Facilitate cooperation between local research institution, manufacturing SMEs and mid-caps and other stakeholders and involve more actors in process of HULIT establishment and development.
Facilitate user-supplier partnerships across value-chains in Lviv region.
Setting up transformation process of imaginary demand on IT market of Lviv region in real one.
Facilitate cross-border cooperation between participants of I4MS network and other international IoT stakeholders.
HULIT – is new Hub-laboratory Internet of things. It will be a platform for business, production and education collaboration. The aim of the HUB is to support IoT and digital manufacturing as competitive advantage for SME’s manufacturers and mid-caps.
Workshops in Uzgorod, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv will be held in Ukrainian language. Please see Ukrainian version of this article to see the details.
Short overview of consortium partners
·Agency for European Innovations (managing partner/lead partner)
Lviv Polytechnic National University (LPNU). In the LPNU there are several specialized facilities for R&D in IoT, such as scientific laboratories, learning courses for bachelor and master levels of educations, wide range of development services for third-part companies. LPNU research facilities will be basis of research facilities of HULIT. In the LPNU there are several specialized facilities for R&D in IoT, such as scientific laboratories, learning courses for bachelor and master levels of educations, wide range of development services for third-part companies.
·Civitta Ukraine (consortium partner)
Civitta has more than 5-year experience in consultancy of SMEs, development of a mentor and investor network, support of business accelerators/As well Civitta will help with facilitation of user-supplier partnerships.