EDITH Innovation Day

Date

4 July, 10:00-18:30

Location

TechQuartier,
Frankfurt am Main

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The European Digital Innovation Hub in Hessen (EDITH) is pleased to invite you to a day full of innovations and hands-on digital solutions.

Our hub aims to make digitalization tangible for your SME or municipality – at the EDITH Innovation Day on July 4th at TechQuartier in Frankfurt. You will gain practical knowledge directly and have the opportunity to engage personally with our experts. The event offers you the chance to network and get incentives for your digitalization projects. Additionally, various program points will illustrate how you can tackle the shortage of skilled workers in the SME sector through digitalization. Get an overview of the numerous possibilities and inspiration for your future projects and implementations.

We cordially invite you to delve deeper into the following topics with us on July 4th:

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Cyber security

  • High Performance Computing

  • Advanced Digital Tools

You can look forward to interesting workshops, keynotes, and panels, as well as a networking session. For the workshops in the morning, you can register separately when booking your ticket. Please select the workshop of your choice along with your ticket on Eventbrite.

In parallel to the workshops, there will be a service area with exhibition stands of EDITH partners and interactive offers in the foyer.

Additionally, there will be individual consultation sessions on financing/ finding investment and promoting digital transformation projects with, among others, the WiBank and the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN / HTAI) throughout the day. There are five slots for SMEs and municipalities. If you would like to participate, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject: "Beratung "Support to Find Investement".

Agenda:
  • 10:30 - 11:00 Arrival and Welcome of Guests

  • 11:00 - 13:00 Six Parallel Workshops with Project Partners

In six workshops, participants will deepen their knowledge (see below for more information).

  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch and Networking

  • 14:00 - 17:30 Stage Program in the Foyer

On the main stage in the ground floor foyer, there will be an introduction by the House of Digital Transformation and TechQuartier, along with an official welcome. Following this, the Staatstheater Darmstadt and the House of Digital Transformation will present a "Digitalk": Curtain Up Virtually! – Digitalization at the Staatstheater Darmstadt. There will then be various insights on the topic of artificial intelligence and practical applications in the legal field. The stage program will conclude with a Q&A session with WiBank and the consortium partners.

  • From 17:30 on Networking and closing

Parallel to the stage program:

  • 11:00 - 17:30 Service Area in the Foyer

  • 11:00 - 17:00 Consultation "Financing/Support"

  • 14:00 - 17:30 Digital Lounge & Networking in the Waldstadion (2nd Floor)

  • 15:00 - 17:00 Executive Workshop including Start-up Pitches

If you are interested in participating in this slot, please send an email to events@techquartier with the subject: Executive Workshop.

The following workshops can be attended:

Dive into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and learn about the basics and the future of language models. Our workshop offers an introduction to AI and the functioning of language models. In a keynote, we explore the development of AI and how language models are changing our interaction with technology.

After the opportunity for lunch and networking, the stage program starting at 2:00 PM will feature the following:

On the main stage in the ground floor foyer, there will be a welcome address by the House of Digital Transformation and the host, TechQuartier. Following this, under the title "Curtain Up for Digitalization!", the House of Digital Transformation will lead a "#Digitalk" on the digital transformation of the Staatstheater Darmstadt. In addition to the theater's head of digitalization, representatives from EDITH will discuss digitalization steps and new approaches in the production of performances and theater processes.

Following this, there will be various insights on the topic of artificial intelligence and inspirations for practical applications. The stage program will conclude with an open Q&A session with the responsible people of EDITH. Networking opportunities will be available throughout the day in the "Digital Lounge" at the Waldstadion in TechQuartier.

Registration for the event is free of charge. We reserve the right to adjust the agenda at any time.
Please note that the event will be conducted in German.

About EDITH: EDITH – the "European Digital Innovation Hub" in Hessen! Our mission is to bridge the digital gap in Hessen and make the region one of the smartest and most sustainable in all of Europe. We support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), startups, and municipalities free of charge in implementing their digitalization projects. EDITH is one of a total of 230 European Digital Innovation Hubs (EDIH) and a strong and driving member of the European EDIH universe. EDITH is co-funded as part of the Digital Europe Program by the European Union.