The event will start on Wednesday morning with an online session covering the digital landscape in Luxembourg, in particular the Digital Innovation Hub, the national high performance computer, the European data infrastructure initiative GAIA-X and e-DIH, the European network of Digital Innovation Hubs. Minister of Economy Franz Fayot will give the opening speech.

In the afternoon, a “phygital” event will be held in Belval, in the Halle des poches à fonte. On this occasion, the figures of the first-ever mapping of Luxembourg’s manufacturing sector in will be presented. A round table discussion with representatives of the Ministry of Economy and some companies will focus on the different challenges that companies are facing.


PropdPilot Grand Prix 2021

This session will end with the awarding of the 2021 PropdPilot Grand Prix, which rewards the companies in the Greater Region that have been the most innovative in terms of improving their productivity.

The programme of the other two days will be exclusively dedicated to testimonies of companies that have initiated “smart” transformations of their processes and adopted sustainable economy technologies.

“In order to be able to remain competitive today, develop resilience and address the ecological challenges of the future, manufacturing companies constantly need to boost their efficiency and innovative capacities,” explains Caroline Muller, manager of the Luxembourg Materials & Manufacturing Cluster at Luxinnovation. “Two key steps to achieve this are the uptake and widespread use of digital technologies and an ‘Industry 4.0’ approach, and the adoption of environmentally friendly processes.”