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CLAUTPlease join us at the Mainforum2025, sponsored by CLAUT, a major automotive association meeting for Mexico.  This event will take place at Cintermex in Monterey, Mexico, on 5-7 March 2014.

IMS will deliver a key note presentation on current IMS activities and new research opportunities and will also have project development coaches on hand to discuss new research ideas.

In addition, IMS will hold their next Head of Delegation (HoD) meeting prior to the event.  IMS Leadership from the European Union and the United States will be available for one-on-one discussions at the Mainforum2025 to discuss global manufacturing research and collaboration.

For more information and registration, please visit Mainforum2025.


Industrial Technologies 2014 is scheduled for 9-11 April in Athens, Greece, at the Athens International Conference Centre Megaron.  With over 1,200 delegates and 150 high-profile international speakers from industry, research and government in attendance, we expect vibrant discussions and opportunities to spur research innovation and collaboration.  We welcome conference attendees to stop by the IMS booth to discuss their manufacturing research priorities.

Mr. Bob Kiggans, Chairman of IMS International, will be participating in the panel discussion on Smart Manufacturing Systems of the Future: Flexible, Adaptive and Safe.

The Industrial Technologies 2014 conference integrates nanotechnology, biotechnology, advanced materials and new production technologies. The event offers opportunities for developing valuable research and industry collaborations, and showcases cutting-edge research, latest innovations and rising companies from all around Europe.

The main topics include:

  • European and global developments in the high-tech arena,
  • Re-industrialisation and regional development in Europe,
  • Technological and entrepreneurial opportunities especially for the Balkan and Mediterranean states, and
  • Opportunities in Horizon 2020 in the field of enabling technologies.

The event takes place during the Greek Presidency of the European Council and has received funding from European Union Seventh Framework Programme.

Click here for additional information and the registration link.