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Industry 4.0 Open Day 2024

May 29 | 10:00 17:00 UTC+1

On 29 May 2024, the doors of the RICAIP Testbed Prague and the National Centre for Industry 4.0 (NCP4.0) at the CIIRC CTU will open and with them the gateway to the world of Industry 4.0.
RICAIP and NCP4.0 invite you to an inspiring day full of innovation, modern technologies and practical solutions for your company.

The event is organised by NCP4.0, RICAIP and CIIRC CTU with support of below listed projects and partners. It will be held in Czech language. It is possible to participate in the whole day or just selected blocks of the conference or technology solutions fair. Admission is free of charge upon prior registration through the website of the National Centre for Industry 4.0.

Who is this event designed for?

  • Business owners and managers
  • Innovation managers and technology leaders
  • Those interested in digitalization and Industry 4.0
  • Start-ups

Why shouldn’t you miss this event?

  • Get a comprehensive overview of trends and news in Industry 4.0.
  • Learn about inspiring examples of innovation from practice.
  • Network with experts and industry colleagues.
  • Get practical advice and tips for digitalisation and innovation in your company.

What will you experience?

Conference programme

  • Strategic discussion on the development of Industry 4.0 in the Czech Republic and further steps towards its transformation
  • Presentation of case studies in manufacturing companies from the NCP 4.0 ecosystem
  • The road to a successful 21st century company – infrastructure and opportunities for the implementation and financing of innovations that open up for companies in the environment of industrial testbeds

Innovation fair

  • Interactive programme at RICAIP Testbed Prague and NCP 4.0 partners’ stands
  • Specific examples of interesting projects and applications implemented in RICAIP Testbed Prague in cooperation with companies
  • Portfolio of services and technologies provided both by testbed and NCP 4.0 partners
  • Opportunity to participate in discussions and solve specific tasks

Networking and consultation with experts

  • Free consultations with experts in the field of digitalization and Industry 4.0
  • Assistance with orientation in services for the entire innovation cycle: to DigiAudit, through consultation on (not only) grant funding options: test before invest, proof of concept, to implementation

Bonus – Barbecue and informal networking

  • Enjoy a summer barbecue and get to know us in an informal atmosphere
  • Discuss the topics you are passionate about more in deep and at personal level

EIT Manufacturing Open Innovation Breakfast

Shortly before the Industry 4.0 Open Day starts, join us for an informal discussion about startups and their collaboration with industry. The event is designed for startups, innovators and manufacturers looking for partners and opportunities for their further growth. The innovation breakfast will be held in English.


Czech Technical University in Prague
Czech Institute of Informatics, Robotics and Cybernetics

Jugoslávských partyzánů 1580/3
160 00 Praha 6 – Dejvice


Innovation Fair for Manufacturing companies at RICAIP Testbed Prague and NCP 4.0 Partners’ Stands

Venue: RICAIP Testbed Prague (ground floor and underground floor); CCF Centre (ground floor)

You are cordially invited for guided tours and consultations independently of the conference programme throughout the day from 10:00 to 16:00

Visit RICAIP Testbed Prague and learn about the environment where cutting-edge science serves industrial applications. Get a glimpse into the world of the latest technologies and the future of manufacturing.

Experience Industry 4.0 for yourself and literally touch the innovations in the industry. You will experience:

  • Demonstrations of IoT and data collection from various production machines including remanufactured equipment across the manufacturing process
  • Practical applications of business intelligence
  • Scenarios for 5G networks in industry
  • Modular and customisable manufacturing in practice
  • Image and process data processing for intelligent manufacturing and maintenance

Conference Programme:

Venue: Testbed Control Room, Building B, Groundfloor

9:30-09:00 Arrival of guests, registration, coffee

Morning sessions:

PART I Industry 4.0 – The basis for economic transformation

10:00-10:10 Welcome note
Robert Keil, Director of NCP 4.0
Pavel Burget, Director of RICAIP Testbed Prague

10:10 – 10:30 Where are we? Industry 4.0 – The foundation of economic transformation
Prof. Vladimír Mařík, Scientific Director, CIIRC CTU

10:30-11:30 Panel discussion
A strategic discussion on selected topics of the new NCP 4.0 publication involving more than 50 Czech industry movers and shakers.

  • Current State of Industry – Vision for the Future
  • New business models and sustainability of industrial production
  • The impact of digitalisation on the labour market

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break & Networking

PART II Industry 4.0 – How innovation helps (case studies)

11:45 – 13:15 How innovation helps: New business models
Flow Box
Actum Digital: Štěpán Csiba, Division Director

How innovation helps: Security
Siemens: Miroslav Kuric, factory digitization – Cybersecurity and NIS2
Eviden: Jiří Bavor, Head of Manufactruing SEE

How Innovation Helps: Sustainability
Czech Savings Bank
DEL: Petr Musil, Executive Director Engineering – Battery Retrofitting

13.15 – 14.15 Lunch / Networking / Tours through the RICAIP Testbed Prague

Afternoon sessions:

PART III Successful Company of the 21st Century

14:15 – 15:15 Testbeds – Your partner for innovation
Concrete examples of academia-industry collaboration

State-of-the-art infrastructure | Expertise | Funding and grant opportunities| Real conditions

The testbed innovation ecosystem – an environment for collaboration and new opportunities, the context of the RICAIP centre and the AI-MATTERS and EDIH networks
Ondřej Beránek, AI-MATTERS
Pavel Burget, Director of RICAIP Testbed Prague, CIIRC CTU

Innovation in the context of the European Innovation Ecosystem EIT Manufacturing
Anna Tahovská, EIT Manufacturing Hub Czechia
David Kameš, EIT Manufacturing CLC East

Examples of concrete realized cooperation and services for companies in the network of university testbeds Prague – Brno – Ostrava
Pavel Burget, CIIRC CTU
Petr Kolář, CIIRC CTU
Petr Šimoník, Jiří Koziorek, VŠB TUO
Pavel Václavek, CEITEC BUT

15:15 – 16:15 NCP 4.0 – Examples of innovation use in the partner ecosystem
KUKA – mobile robots
Deprag – robotic grinding
Smart Informatics – Using applications for 5G networks in industry
Prima Bilavcik
INTEMAC, Radomír Zbožínek – Unique implementation of a delta robot in the production of Wöhler Bohemia s.r.o.

16:15 – 17:30 Informal networking / barbecue
Enjoy a summer barbecue and get to know us in a casual atmosphere