2nd PITCCH Corporate Challenges Launch

Event info Date Thursday, 07 October, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm CET Place Zoom

We are happy to invite you to the launch of the 2nd round of corporate challenges of the PITCCH project. We are going to unveil the next 5 technological challenges launched by Electrolux, Mondi, REPSOL, SGS and SIGNIFY. They will take the stage to present their corporate challenges, talk about their open innovation corporate strategies, share expectations on solutions from SMEs and on collaborative projects and answer questions from the audience.


ELECTROLUX – Food Recognition APP.  #Connectivity, #Artificial Intelligence

MONDI – Fly Ash as feedstock to specialty materials. #Advanced Materials

REPSOL – Production of Bio-Butadiene from Ethanol. #Advanced Materials, #Industrial Biotechnology

SGS – Automated Samplers for Environmental Monitoring. #Advanced Materials, #Nanotechnology, #Micro and Nano-electronics, #Industrial Biotechnology

SIGNIFY – Truly organic 3D printing material. #Advanced Materials

During the event, the PITCCH project will be introduced, highlighting the benefits that SMEs/Startups and technology centres can expect under this 2nd round of challenges. 

We will brief on the achievements of the first round of challenges, welcoming two testimonials, one big corporation and one SME that are currently collaborating in PITCCH Open Innovation projects.

We welcome Raffaele Scoccianti from Procter&Gamble who will talk about the experience of the big corporation in the PITCCH process to solve their challenge named “Plastic-free” recyclable packaging for liquid detergents”. Our guest Márcia Filipa da Silva Pereira, CEO of Bandora Systems, will share the experience of an SME in the PITCCH process and give insights from the collaboration with SPIE on the challenge: “Open Data systems for building environment in digital technologies”.

This event is for everyone who wants to engage in the opportunities in advanced technologies and search for a collaborative project.


Paula Galvão

Chief Business and Strategic Relations Officer, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory


Michela Mattaloni

Business and Strategic Relations Officer, International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory


Raffaele Scoccianti

R&D Director Corporate Open Innovation, Procter & Gamble.


Márcia Filipa da Silva Pereira

CEO, Bandora Systems




Time (CET)
15.00  Welcome and  introduction  

Speaker: Paula Galvão, Chief Business and Strategic Relations Officer, INL.

15.05 Presentation of the current PITCCH collaboration projects. 

Raffaele Scoccianti, R&D Director Corporate Open Innovation, Procter and Gamble. 

Márcia Filipa da Silva Pereira, CEO, Bandora Systems.

15.35 Q&A session
15.45 The PITCCH project business model and key benefits. 

Speaker: Michela Mattaloni, Business and Strategic Relations Officer, INL.

16.00 Big Corporations panel: Challenges presentation 
16.40 Q&A session and closing remarks


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