SMIC hosts its first international conference “Enabling Progress: Industry 4.0 in Western Balkans” with remarkable success

The “Enabling Progress: Industry 4.0 in Western Balkans” conference, held from June 12-13, 2024, at the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Novi Sad brought together over 100 participants from the Western Balkans region including key stakeholders from government, academia, industry, and international organizations, all committed to enhancing the competitiveness and sustainability of the manufacturing sector […]

Novi Sad Celebrates the Launch of the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre

On 12 June 2024, the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Centre (SMIC) was officially inaugurated in Novi Sad, marking a pivotal moment for Serbia and the Western Balkans. As part of the UNIDO project supported by the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia, and the Slovene Enterprise Fund, the center aims […]

Webinar: Introduction of artificial intelligence in small and medium-sized enterprises

Title: Introduction of artificial intelligence in small and medium-sized enterprises Date: 29 May Time: 14:00 – 15:00 CET Language: Serbian Registration: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/f62cf078-2945-48ce-8e67-4ec2d6a60bb1@426a4931-ec5c-4fcb-9d10-3363ebdf9280 Webinar concept: Speaker: Mitja Trampuž, managing director at CREAPLUS and president at AI4SIMitja Trampuž is a leading expert in digital business transformation with over 20 years of experience. In the nineties, he introduced electronic banking system […]

Regional Conference “Enabling Progress: Industry 4.0 in Western Balkans”

The conference “Enabling Progress: Industry 4.0 in Western Balkans” (“4IR_in_WB”) aims to bring together government officials , academy experts, business supporting organizations, manufacturing companies and international donors around the topic of digital transformation and Industry 4.0 in the region. The event’s main goal is to identify the current challenges for Industry 4.0 adoption by the manufacturing […]

Webinar: Deep Reinforcement Learning – A Modern Approach to Adaptive Optimal Control

Title: Deep Reinforcement Learning — A Modern Approach to Adaptive Optimal Control Date: 15 May Time: 14:00 – 15:00 CET Target participants: Description: Deep Reinforcement Learning is an application of Deep Learning techniques to sequential decision-making problems. Sequential decision making is a synonym for control. When there is a clear gain to be maximized, or […]

UNIDO Explores Sustainable and Digital Industrial Development at Siemens AG in Erlangen

In a momentous gathering this week, Siemens AG in Erlangen had the distinct pleasure of hosting the esteemed United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and its dedicated team focused on Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence. The occasion served as a convergence of minds, as industry leaders and academic experts united to explore the transformative potential […]

UNIDO Mission to Belgrade and Novi Sad: Fostering Innovation and Collaboration

In a bid to boost innovation and collaboration in the Western Balkans region, UNIDO representatives embarked on a mission to Belgrade and Novi Sad. Their objectives were clear: to fortify partnerships, refine business models, and advance collaborations with the private sector. The mission kicked off with essential meetings in Belgrade, where UNIDO representatives engaged with […]

SMIC Terms of Reference Validation Workshop

The workshop, organized on October 24 and 25, 2022, with the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), brought together industry experts, academia representatives and key stakeholders to converge and explore strategies for advancing Serbia’s manufacturing landscape. Across the span of two days, the experts expressed their insights and recommendations on the establishment […]

Building Bridges: Deputy Director General’s Meeting with Minister Nenad Popovic on Serbia’s Innovation Landscape

A recent meeting between UNIDO representatives and His Excellency Mr. Nenad Popovic, Minister for Innovation and Technological Development of Serbia, underscored a joint dedication to propelling smart manufacturing and innovation in the country. The participants stressed the importance of accelerating digital transformation, especially through supporting SMEs and promoting technological development. Moreover, both sides expressed willingness […]

Exploring Innovation and Cooperation: UNIDO’s Visit to Belgrade, Serbia

In order to foster innovation and collaborative pathways, a UNIDO delegation embarked on a mission to Belgrade, Serbia. The mission, characterized by insightful engagements and strategic dialogues, aimed at exploring the innovation landscape and identifying avenues for cooperation. Led by Mr. Marco Kamiya, Chief, and accompanied by Ms. Sibilla Sartori, Project Associate, the delegation delved […]