EIT Manufacturing sparks collaboration for a sustainable tomorrow at ChangeNOW

Finding and accelerating solutions for the planet is the stated goal of ChangeNOW, and EIT Manufacturing is proud to support this mission by participating in the upcoming summit in Paris. Over three action-packed days on 25, 26 and 27 March, the event will bring together the brightest minds and most influential changemakers to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges and inspire collective action.

A diverse audience from more than 120 countries will visit the Grand Palais Ephémère to discover 1000 concrete solutions, listen to 400 visionary speakers and connect with 1200 impact investors. EIT Manufacturing is taking action to be a vital part of the programme, contributing its expertise by participating in the official programme, shaping the pitch sessions and creating its own content.  Find out more about our activities during Change Now:


Pitch session on Circular Economy

  • Date: Monday, 25 March
  • Time: 15:30 – 16:30
  • Place: Garden Stage

Jérémie Dalibot, Business Creation Manager at EIT Manufacturing West, will provide his expertise as a member of the judging panel for the Circular Economy pitch session, evaluating innovative solutions to promote sustainability.



Workshop called “Startups reshaping the industry: solutions for circular economy”

  • Date: Monday, 25 March
  • Time: 18:00 – 18:45
  • Place: Workshop space

EIT Manufacturing will host an engaging workshop with leading French startups, Fairmat and Trinov, to explore how their innovative solutions are reshaping the manufacturing industry towards a more sustainable future.

Hugues d’Antin, head of public affairs, explains how Fairmat recycles, designs and builds second-generation carbon fibre composites. Founder and head of sales and growth, Dan Dassier, showcases how Trinov uses IoT, AI and real-time data visualisation for waste management.


Panel discussion on Sustainable Industrialisation

  • Date: Tuesday, 26 March
  • Time: 12:00 – 13:30
  • Place: Collective Stage

Blanca Chocarro, EIT Community Project Manager at EIT Manufacturing West, will moderate one of the main panels. She will pose important questions on sustainable industrialisation to the high-level stakeholders involved in this session, such as ADEMEFrance 2030Tech NationMission French TechSaint GobinEDP and Deloitte.


In addition, EIT Manufacturing West invites supported startups from its portfolio to delve into the inspiring environment of the event. We are pleased to announce the following startups that will join us in Paris:

  • Carbon Compete – Innovative carbon management platform
  • Centiloc – NFC Geolocalization for automated and real-time inventory
  • Energiency – Energy intelligence for manufacturing
  • Goodfloow – Tracking and management of reusable industrial packaging
  • Kheoos – B2B matching platform for industrial maintenance parts

Get in touch with these entrepreneurs!

Contact us at clcwest@eitmanufacturing.eu, we will be happy to help.

Join EIT Manufacturing West at ChangeNOW and be part of a global movement dedicated to creating a greener world for present and future generations.