Transatlantic Cluster Initiative

Events & Programs

The ERP Program is funding a series of 6 programs, each focused on a different industry. Previous programs revolved around the topics of: Metalworking; Lightweighting Technologies and Materials; Medical Technologies and Industry 4.0.

Possible future themes to be addressed include: Transportation and Logistics; Aerospace and Aviation; Health IT; Life Science; Start-ups, IT and Digitization; Waste- & Water Management; and many more.

Each program will entail an industry specific roadshow in the US and a delegation trip to Germany. The roadshows in the US will include targeted industry events at 2-3 US locations, while the delegation trips will offer 15 select participants to explore Germany during an intensive 5-day trip.

Upcoming Programs

Upcoming events are in the planning phase

Past Programs



Delegation trip to Germany on E-Mobility

October 15 - 19, 2018 | M├╝nchen, Dresden, Hannover

Roadshow on E-Mobility
August 27 - 31, 2018 | Ann Arbor, MI - Denver, CO

Delegation trip to Germany on Industry 4.0
May 14 - 18, 2018 | Darmstadt, Stuttgart, Hanover

Roadshow on Industry 4.0
February 26 - March 2, 2018 | Cleveland, OH - Ann Arbor, MI - Chicago, IL




Delegation Trip to Germany on Metalworking
November 11-18, 2016 I Germany

Roadshow on Metalworking 
July 11-14, 2016 I IL, OH, PA

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