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9 Jun 2020 - 31 Jul 2020
Canada – Germany Industrial AI Solutions

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Canada – Germany industrial AI solutions

Information and partnering event

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in partnership with the National Research Council Canada (NRC), the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) and the NRC National Program Office are working together to foster and support collaborative industrial research and development (R&D) projects with a high potential for commercialization.

On June 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM EDT / 16:00 CET, this virtual matchmaking event will offer an opportunity for potential project partners and consortia to network, discuss project opportunities, and facilitate introductions with Canadian and German collaborators in the artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for industrial production in the context of value-added manufacturing.

Keynote Speakers

  • Dr. Geneviève Tanguay, Vice President, National Research Council
  • Mr. Ghislain Robichaud, Counsellor, Science and Technology, Global Affairs Canada, Embassy of Canada, Berlin
  • Dr. Rainer Müssner, Division Cooperation with North and South America, Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Dr. Jennifer Decker, Consul and Principal Advisor, National Research Council Germany
  • Dr. Barbara Hellebrandt, Senior Scientific Officer, DLR Projektträger
  • Mr. Andrew Bauder, Industrial Technology Advisor, National Program Coordinate for Germany, National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program
  • Dr. Russell Girard, Challenge Officer, National Program Office, National Research Council


  • The value of collaborative R&D projects between Canadian and German organizations
  • Call for proposals overview, structure and submission process
  • Interest in AI solutions for industrial productions
  • Government program support for collaborative R&D projects

From June 12 to July 31, 2020, B2Match will open for participants to schedule business to business (B2B) meetings. Find out which businesses in Canada and Germany are also interested in this call for proposals, what they have to offer in terms of research and development opportunities, and message those you wish to collaborate with.


Closed since 31 July 2020

Organised by


Canada 97
Germany 79
Romania 1
Total 177


Canadian SME 35
NRC Researcher 19
Canadian Research Institution 23
German SME 9
German Research Institution 52
Association/Agency 11
Authority/Government 14
Other 14
Total 177