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2013 MIT Europe Conference: 22 - 23 May 2013,
Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Vienna

21 April 2013

Academics, business leaders and technology experts to explore the issue of "Remaking Manufacturing" in an exciting series of talks.

The research elite from the world-renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will be in Vienna as guests of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber from 22nd to 23rd May 2013. As part of the MIT Europe Conference 2013 , international academics, business leaders and technology experts will address the issue of “Remaking Manufacturing”.

Europe and the U.S. have higher wages than in many other economies in the world. If they are to compete in manufacturing in the global market, then they need to be more innovative and efficient—by creating new paradigms in manufacturing - something especially important to SMEs. Leading MIT researchers will present their insights on the most critical problems, and the potential of new movements (Big Data, Collaborative Innovation Networks, Additive Manufacturing, Robotic Assistants, Virtual Factories ...).

Top MIT speakers such as Joseph Jacobson (MIT Media Laboratory) and Michael Cusumano (MIT Sloan School of Management), as well as leading Austrian entrepreneurs like Armin Albert Rau (Managing Director TRUMPF Maschinen Austria), guarantee a formidable event.

For detailed information on the event – including the agenda and accommodation – visit the conference website: http://ilp.mit.edu/conference

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