CECIMO Brussels Forum 2023

A series of meetings and events dedicated to innovation in the machine tools sector.

Event Overview

The CECIMO Brussels Forum, formerly referred to as CECIMO Fall Meetings, took place in Brussels on 6 – 7 December 2023.

Apart from the formal agenda items, the 2023 CECIMO Brussels Forum presented an insightful programme featuring high-level conferences that tackled topics related to innovative manufacturing and skills. Our agenda showcased experts and thought leaders in these fields, offering valuable insights and actionable strategies for success. The first edition of the CECIMO Machine Tools Innovation Awards (MTI Awards), a competition that convenes and recognises the biggest innovations in the Machine Tool Sector, took place on December 6. The 1st place was awarded to Aldakin Automation S.L. represented by Mr Ibai Inziarte, for their exceptional project on “Eliminating human exposure to potentially carcinogenic dust and increasing robot performance in machining of composite parts”.



in the machine tools sector

The machinery sector constitutes a key pillar of industrial innovation. It is not just a target of digital developments but it is driving technological transformation of other industries itself. 


and its implications for our industry

Digitalization is finding its way into every corner of the factory/shop floor. It already completely transformed the Machine tool industry and these advancements will result in process efficiency and productivity.


and our commitment to it

The Machine Tools sector contributes to the circular economy through different actions aiming at improving the performance of its products, developing and implementing new technologies.


and how we promote this topic

The future of our industry depends on investments in new technologies and digital skills. Tackling the skills challenges is of utmost importance for mastering the digital and green transition within the manufacturing sector.


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