After 9 months of intense work, DIHELP community gathered for a final meeting in Madrid to close the Digital Innovation Hub Academy. The final meeting took place during the Stakeholder Forum 2019 – “Artificial Intelligence and Digital Innovation Hubs – beyond 2020” co-organised by the European Commission and the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism in Madrid.

More than 40 DIHs representatives attended the Stakeholder Forum where DIHELP project was presenting the DIHs and showcasing its results on a booth in the networking area. The booth also served as a meeting point for the DIHs representatives during the 3-day event.

 The final meeting was organised on Thursday 14 November at 10.00. DIHELP project officer from the European Commission, Matthias Kuom, welcomed the participants while DIHELP team presented some general outcomes of the project. Then, the session put the focus on the DIH community building during which 7 DIHs from all over Europe presented their DIHs and described the collaboration they are looking for with other DIHs. All the DIHs highlighted the benefits of their participation in the DIH Academy and are looking to further develop their DIHs as well as to strengthen the community building.