The OIP-2023 conference is a scientific and technical event dedicated to exploring and promoting the principles of open innovation and collaboration in the field of materials modeling, design and manufacturing. The conference serves as a platform for researchers, industry professionals, policymakers, and innovators from Europe and around the world to come together and share their knowledge, insights, and experiences. The primary objective of OIP-2023 is to foster an environment of openness, transparency, and collaboration in materials design and manufacturing. It recognizes that the challenges faced by the industry can be effectively addressed through interdisciplinary collaboration and the sharing of ideas, data, and resources. The conference aims to break down traditional silos and facilitate the exchange of information between academia, industry, and other stakeholders. 

The event spans two days, featuring a diverse program of keynote presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and poster sessions. Renowned experts and thought leaders in the field are invited to deliver keynote speeches, sharing their groundbreaking research, innovative ideas, and successful case studies. The conference program covers a wide range of topics, including advanced materials, additive manufacturing, corrosion and protective coating, sustainable manufacturing, process optimization, and digital transformation. The conference showcases the latest advancements in digital platforms and tools that enable researchers and industries to collaborate effectively, share data, and jointly work towards solving complex materials design and manufacturing challenges. Participants have the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge technologies, emerging trends, and best practices in open innovation.

OIP-2023 provides ample networking opportunities, allowing attendees to connect with like-minded individuals, establish collaborations, and form partnerships. The conference facilitates the exchange of ideas, encourages discussions, and promotes the development of collaborative projects and initiatives.