Manufacturing SMEs, get ready to start your digitalization journey!

On 28 April at 10:00 AM CET, attend ADMA TranS4MErs kick-off event and learn how manufacturing SMEs can be part of the digital revolution.

ADMA TranS4MErs is re-energizing the European Advanced Manufacturing (ADMA) Support Centre project’s efforts to help SMEs’ transformation towards next-generation factories. The €5.6M project funded by Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Framework Programme of the European Union, coordinated by the Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR), brings a pan-European multi-partner cooperation together with 38 partners from the 27 EU member states to support ambitious SMEs on their digital transformation journey. ADMA TranS4MErs will build and deliver assistance with digital competencies and training in advanced skills in digital technologies in SMEs. With the help of the knowledge super-grid infrastructure and the selected cohort of SME advisors, the TranS4MErs, we will transform 1000 SMEs into Factories of the Future by 2025.

The kick-off event on 28 April is an opportunity to learn the story behind ADMA, what needs to be tackled and get a clear view of the upcoming steps and project milestones.  

At the one-hour event, we’ll have the pleasure to listen to SMEs who benefitted from the programme in the past and learn from them how ADMA helped them in the digitalisation journey.  

Amongst the guest speakers, there will be the key players who shaped ADMA and will lead this programme’s main actions in the upcoming years.  

  • Barry Kennedy, CEO of Irish Manufacturing Research, will open the event by sharing his experience on how SMEs can compete and thrive in the global economy. 

  • Paul Peeters, Senior Advanced Manufacturing Expert at .Agoria, led ADMA’s first edition and will provide insights into some key elements that are still relevant to ADMA TranS4MErs today. 

  • Merete Norby, International Senior Consultant at MADE, will explain in detail what the key steps to apply to ADMA TranS4MErs services are,  

  • Peter Frederiksen from DTI will share details about the ADMA experience 

  • While more key players such as António Damasceno from F6S and Tamara Wierks and Aisling Mullally from IMR will dig into the details of the other services provided by ADMA TranS4MErs 


Connect on 28 April, at 10:00 AM CET, and learn how you can make your SME embrace the Industry 4.0 revolution.   

Register here