14/01/2022

New Industry 5.0 Award contest

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Industry 5.0 provides a vision of the future of European industry as an engine for systemic transformation. It aims to achieve societal goals beyond jobs and growth, to become a resilient provider of prosperity that can anticipate future challenges, by making production more sustainable and placing the wellbeing of the industry worker at the centre of the production process.

The Commission is launching the first Industry 5.0 Award contest dedicated to EU-funded projects whose results will make European industry more resilient, sustainable, and human-centric has been launched.

Eligible projects must have obtained funding from Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe or the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (MSCA projects can apply!). The official start date of the project must be after 31 August 2018 and the projects should clearly be applicable in the industry. The deadline for submission is 1 April 2022 – 17:00 CET (Brussels time).

Projects will be evaluated by a high-level independent jury from industry, civil society, social partners, and academia. The winner will receive communication support from the European Commission, including the preparation of a promotional video, social media publicity through Commission channels and an article in the Horizon Magazine. Finalists will be invited to the Award Ceremony during the annual R&I Days in June 2022 where they will be able to exhibit their projects.

More info is available here.