New members

AIOTI welcomes new member:


At the end of April, AIOTI has 155 members.



AIOTI webinar “Managing Supply in Times in the COVID-19”

Within the IoT day on 9 April, AIOTI hosted a webinar about the challenges of dealing with complex supply chains in the COVID-19 crisis and how IoT can help. Among the speakers were:

Wael El Rifai, Hitachi VantaraTom de Block, Nearcom

Jonathan Matthews, Rollce-Royce

Miguel Ángel Castillo, Aernnova.

Leo Scott-Smith, Tended

Moderated by Tany Suarez, AIOTI Management Board member.


Upcoming meetings and events

AIOTI Remote/Online General Assembly, 18 June

Management Board decided on its session held on 15 April, to schedule the remote/online General Assembly, that will be held via Webex, on 18 June, starting at 15.00h CET, for up to 2h. The documents and more details will follow in due time.

AIOTI Signature event IoT – driving Europe’s technology sovereignty and leadership29 September, Berlin – Postponed to 2021

After studying and evaluating the announcements, guidance, and news released by relevant national authorities, AIOTI Signature event, scheduled for 29 September 2020 in Berlin, Germany will be postponed to the first half of the next year. We will announce the new conference date and confirm the location as soon as possible. Speakers and registered attendees will be provided with further information. We will soon follow up on this announcement with additional details.

IoT Week World Solution Congress, 27 – 29 October, Barcelona

The IoT Solutions World Congress is committed to bringing together the best minds in the industry to discuss hot topics during 3 days in the IoT business. Experts, key players and technology solution providers from the industry, will be presenting use cases on key topics, and illustrating how solutions are impacting today’s and tomorrow’s industries. You can find more information about the program here.



Tom de Block and the Taskforce of WG Smart Farming and Food Security provided input to the European Commission on how to manage bottle-next in food supply chain due to Covid-19 crisis.AIOTI took over the website on IoT Clusters in Europe. You can check the study on IoT clusters funded by the European Commission and more information about each cluster here.



Working Group and Members Activities

WG Smart Farming and Food Security has finished the paper: “IoT data marketplaces for the agri-food sector: a first look to use cases for smart farming and across the food chain”.
Hitachi Ltd has been supporting the creation of an IoT master training at Polytech Orléans in France.This is a co-creation between Orleans Metropole, Orleans University and Hitachi. 50% of the content will be academic and 50% professional and there will be plenty of experimentations/projects with experts, enterprises, certification bodies (AFNOR) etc. Several other companies, among many other AIOTI members have already expressed interest in having their experts intervene in courses or in hiring students as interns after the training, eg Thales, Orange, Microsoft, Atos, John Deere. Kick-off is expected in September.




H-Cloud (, an H2020 CSA project supporting the EC in the linking with the Cloud Computing Community in Europe, is organizing a set of webinars to discuss challenges and opportunities of cloud computing for the next work programmes spanning from research and innovation (Horizon Europe) to deployment (Digital Europe and Connecting Europe Facility 2) of cloud technologies.

The aim of the webinars is to gather feedback on the draft of the document “Cloud Computing in Europe: Landscape Analysis, Adoption Challenges and Future Research and Innovation Opportunities” developed by H-CLOUD project and help H-CLOUD to define the next steps.

Here you can find webinars’ details and how to register:



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