ECSEL – the European Funding Initiative for Smart Electronics – Promotion Event 2019
Empa, CSEM and Innosuisse jointly organised a promotion event for the European funding initiative ECSEL on 3 September 2019 in Dübendorf.
The Joint Technology Initiative for Electronic Components and Systems for the European Leadership (ECSEL) supports transboundary R&D projects in digitalization, developing marketable products in the fields of micro- and nanoelectronics, system integration and intelligent systems.
They are addressing university and industrial partners including SMEs with a potential interest in the participation in the ECSEL funding program and its annual calls.
Their aim is to increase the awareness and potential of the ECSEL program among SMEs, industry and university representatives in Switzerland, with special reference to the next Smart Systems Call from ECSEL in 2020.
During this event, Caroline Bedran, Director General of the ECSEL participating Industry Association AENEAS, made a presentation in which she discussed the role of industry associations in the ECSEL JU tri-partite organization, the ECS SRA document which is used as a basis for R D&I activities in ECS in Europe and the benefits of becoming a member of AENEAS Association.
The presentation also included an outline of the MoU for an intense cooperation between the 3 Industry Associations AENEAS, ARTEMIS-IA and EPoSS.
If you would like to access the full presentation, this is available to download here.