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November 7, 2019 | EIT Manufacturing

The future of manufacturing in Europe starts now!

Paris, France, 07 November 2019 – Today the new EIT Knowledge and Innovation Community EIT Manufacturing was officially inaugurated at its Headquarters in Paris Saclay. The EU’s manufacturing sector employs close to 30 million people in 2.1 million enterprises and accounts for almost 20% of the total GDP. The sector is under considerable strain with rapid technological advancements and the need for a more circular economy.

To tackle this, EIT Manufacturing will provide excellent manufacturing skills and talents, work towards the full digitalisation of manufacturing and foster sustainable manufacturing. EIT Manufacturing, is Europe’s largest manufacturing innovation network and is developing new opportunities for innovators. By 2030, it is set to empower over 1,000 ventures across Europe and create new job opportunities.

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