Virtual Business Trip to Saxony


The Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS) invites industry experts, decision makers, and managers from Europe and Saxony to come together in a virtual business event, funded by Saxony's State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor and Transport. 


April 27 – 29, 2021


Vibrant industrial branches form the backbone of the business venue Saxony. Its top selling branches include the automobile industry, machine and plant construction as well as the microelectronics / ICT sector. 

The primarily small and medium sized enterprises of Saxony’s machine and plant construction industry score lots of points in international competition; particularly, with their great innovative power. They possess extensive competences in the manufacturing, automation, and process technology sectors as well as in laser and electron beam machining and efficient plant construction. This creates state-of-the-art products and technologies which are highly appreciated by customers from the automobile, the energy and environmental technology, the photovoltaics, the medical and communication technology as well as the micro and nano electronics sectors. 


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3 days x 3 hours: Company pitches

April 27, 2021 - Introduction and Keynote Speeches

  • Session 1: Prospects and Challenges in Mechanical and Plant Engineering 
  • Session 2: Automation, Robotics and Engineering Technologies

April 28, 2021 - Keynote Speeches on "Industry and Science"

  • Session 3: Modern Manufacturing and Supply Chains
  • Session 4: Knowledge Management and Smart Maintenance
  • Optional: Individual B2B meetings

April 29, 2021 

  • Optional: Individual B2B meetings

Please note: This schedule is preliminary and subject to amendments and / or alterations.


Your Benefits

  • Exchange ideas on innovative digital solutions
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art technologies
  • Get unique insights into companies from Saxony 
  • Gain direct access to expertise and innovative potential
  • Present your company and learn more about best practices
  • Identify potential fields of cooperation
  • Participate in moderated and individualized meetings
  • Meet new business partners

The event is open primarily for European and Saxon industry experts, decision makers and managers of companies as well as for institutions active in sensor technology, smart maintenance, robotics, automation and digitalization, and automated manufacturing. 

Participants should possess the requisite technical knowledge and experience to ensure a professional atmosphere for an open and focused discussion.   

Terms & Conditions

  • The event language will be English.
  • Main Organizer / Project Coordination:  Saxony Economic Development Corporation (WFS)
  • Co-Organizer: Bildungswerk der sächsischen Wirtschaft gGmbH (Educational Institute of Saxony's Business Community)
  • Please consider the General Terms and Conditions of Participation for Events issued by the Saxony Economic Development Corporation. 



Because the event is funded by Saxony's State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labor and Transport and the  Saxony Economic Development Corporation, participation is free of charge, but requires prior registration. 

Each participant must provide a company profile with pictures and graphics in advance. 

The following project costs are covered:

  • Project management 
  • Matchmaking 
  • Hosting of workshops
  • License costs for event management, video chat tools
  • Speaking fees of experts

The following costs are not included and need to be financed by the participants:

  • Travel expenses, if applicable  
  • Hardware and software in order to participate
  • Internet services
  • Preparing your own company presentation and additional marketing brochures



Please note that during the virtual event, the following software tools will be used:

  • The video chat & conference software Microsoft Teams and / or ZOOM

Please complete your registration by providing all the required information to help the organizers prepare an informative event for you.


Deadline for Your Registration: April 15, 2021



Your Contact Person

Frederico Rosenbaum
Export Promotion, Cooperation
Phone: +49 (351) 2138-371 Fax: +49 (351) 2138-41 371

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