KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022 highlights

KDT Kick off and brokerage


The presentations of the KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022 are published in the Programme.

The project idea presentations at KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022 can be found in the ECS Collaboration Tool.


The photos taken at  KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022 can be viewed on the Pictures page.


KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022: a networking event for finding potential partners for your project idea

About the event

The KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022 celebrates the start of the KDT-JU in and also hosts the brokerage activities of the industry associations AENEAS, EPoSS and Inside for the 2022 calls for projects of KDT-JU. This event facilitates the creation of project proposals in the field of Key Digital Technologies, by bringing all experts together and providing networking opportunities.

ECS Collaboration Tool

The event is linked to the ECS Collaboration Tool; the online tool that enables users to initiate projects and invite partners, or use the messaging system to look for partners or projects. The tool is not coupled or limited to any funding programme and is freely accessible for all.


Tuesday 3 May 2022

08:30 Registration & welcome coffee
10:00 Welcome & opening by Caroline Bedran

KDT presentation by Ralf Bornefeld

Round table with KDT JU governance representatives, moderated by Bert de Colvenaer

11:15 ECS-SRIA 2022 Introduction by Patrick Cogez
11:45 KDT Calls 2022 Information by Yves Gigase
12:30 Lunch
13:45 Project idea presentations
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Project idea presentations
16:30 Networking cocktail / poster session
Download presentations - 3 May

Wednesday 4 May 2022

08:00 Registration & welcome coffee
09:00 Chip act proposal by Lucilla Sioli
09:30 ECS value chain verticalization in automated driving, an illustration from CCAM by Philippe Gougeon 
10.00 Consortia meetings + Face to Face 
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Consortia meetings + Face to Face 
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Consortia meetings + Face to Face 
15:15 Closing session

Download presentations - 4 May








Participation to the KDT Kick-off and Brokerage 2022 is free of charge for members of the industry associations and for Public Authorities.
For those who are not part of one of these communities, an entrance fee of € 300 including VAT is to be paid in advance (non-refundable). For SMEs a reduced fee of € 150 including VAT applies. 


Registration will be open to all organisations that have a project idea in Key Digital Technologies or are interested in joining an KDT project consortium, and to Public Authorities that want to preview the field of interest. 

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The two-day conference is planned as an in-person event in Hotel Le Plaza Brussels. The venue is set up to be COVID-19 compliant according to current Belgium legislation.

If, however, due to unforeseen changes in the COVID-19 pandemic or changes in Belgium legislation, we are forced to move the event fully online, then we will place a notification on the website, and will inform the persons that have already registered for the event.