Bringing EU manufacturing start-up competition to Ireland

The atim cluster manager joined representatives from well-known manufacturing companies Prima Additive, CIE Automotive, NXP Semiconductors, Universal Robots and Ford Motor Company as a juror to the BoostUp Bridge competition in December.

BoostUp Bridge is an EIT Manufacturing annual pan-European open innovation competition, bringing together industry leaders, innovative start-ups, and scale-ups to tackle real-world challenges facing the European manufacturing industry.

17 talented start-ups and scale-ups pitched their innovative solutions to solve manufacturing challenges. The winners of each industry challenge include:

🏆 DENKweitPIERER Mobility (KTM AG Innovation) Challenge

🏆 AzitekFord Motor Company Challenge

🏆 ShiraTech KnowtionPrima Additive Challenge

🏆 5thIndustryMechanische Fertigung Radeberg GmbH & Co. KG Challenge

🏆 RiACT ROBOTICSUniversal Robots Challenge

We are delighted to announce that the atim cluster, together with Irish-based EIT Manufacturing partners University College Dublin I-Form, the SFI Research Centre for Advanced Manufacturing (Irish Manufacturing Research), will host a BoostUp Competition in Ireland during the last week in April in Irish Manufacturing Research in Mullingar. Further detail will be released in January 2023.

If your company wants to set out an industry challenge for a start-up to solve, or if you are a start-up providing solutions to manufacturing companies, get in contact today.

For more on the BoostUp! Competition, read here

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