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“Filo 4.0” for the 47th of Filo

It has been talked a lot about the need of the 4th industrial revolution, but the discussion has become more concrete after the launch of the Industria 4.0 plan by the Ministry for the Economic Development.
The objective is clear: the spread of technologies must allow industries – even the small ones – to take part in the global value chains. In this view, innovation’s technologies have a crucial role as far as companies’ development is concerned. However, research and development are also themes which had been included into Filo’s agenda for years. That is why the conferecence for the inauguration of the 47th edition of Filo, organised in cooperation with Italian Trade Agency and Sistema Moda Italia, focuses on “Filo 4.0: Innovation and digitalisation as key factors for companies’s growth”.
The conference will be held on the 22nd of February 2017 at 2.30 pm at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan – Sala Pirelli; registrations at this link

The inauguration conference of the 47th edition of Filo, entitled ‘Filo 4.0: Innovation and digitalisation as key factors for companies’s growth’, will be developed along a strongly interesting program. After the welcome by Marinella Loddo (director of ITA office in Milan), and introductory remarks by Cristina Tajani (councillor at Milan Municipality) and Mauro Chezzi (vice-director of Sistema Moda Italia), the 47th edition of filo will be officially opened through the intervention of Carlo Piacenza, president of the Unione Industriale Biellese. Then Giuseppe Schirone from Prometeia will speak, followed by a case history of technological success within textile industry. Paola Guida, from Milan ITA-Agency, will show the promoting activities organised by the Agency in 2017 for the textile fashion industry. As far as the focus dedicated to South Korea is concerned, market opportunities will be explained by Jong Woo Jung, president of RePlain.
The 47th Filo edition will be held at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2017. If further information are needed, please visit the fair website:

Biella, 8th February 2017

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