ReStartSMEs project: Facilitating collaborations for the adoption of Industry 5.0 new technologies by Manufacturing SMEs

Submitted by Silvana Sanfe… on 13 April 2023

what is restart

ReStartSMEs is the initiative promoted by the European Commission to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and thus economic downturn. The project aims to build resilience of manufacturing SMEs in automotive, machinery & equipment, food and textile by analyzing their digitalization needs and offering concrete tools to adopt modern technologies such as AI, robotics, cybersecurity & IoT.


The project goal is to match the technology providers, traditional manufacturers and supportive organisations to build meaningful connections and together transition to Industry 5.0.


services for manufacturing SMEs

  • A free assessment of your digital transformation readiness
  • Free training on digitalization, Industry 5.0 and specific technologies
  • Connection to technology providers during international hackathons
  • Tailored support to develop a technology adoption roadmap
  • Matching with the right technology providers to advance in your digitalization journey
  • Strategic alliances with technology providers

offer for technology providers

  • Access to a wide network of potential clients in Europe
  • Showcasing your solutions during five international hackathons
  • Matching with companies with digitalization needs looking for technology providers
  • Visibility on a European level

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