Annual Meeting NVC Innovation project Accelerate (Live Hybrid)

Accelerate is the NVC innovation project for accelerating and improving packaging through intelligent automation.

The 2022 annual meeting of the NVC international working group is live hybrid and will take place on Tuesday 18 January.

At the meeting on 18 January, we will look at the machine communication within the factory of the future. To get a better picture of the used machine standards we ask you to fill this questionnaire (5 min). With this information we want to provide guidance to make your machine lines ready for industry 4.0.

Programme 18 January: 13:00 till 16:00

13:00 Introduction + welcome

13:15 Automation in the year 2080

13:30 Robots coping with variation
Wouter Houtman - Nobleo


14:10 Systematic quality improvement in food packing filling processes
Ton Tanke - Intersnack Group GmbH & Co. KG


15:00 Upgrading machines to industry 4.0
dr. Ing. Dries Vanoost - KU Leuven

15:40 Communication of machines in the factory or the future

15:55 summary and  concluding remarks

For more information, please contact Corné Huijben, manager NVC Knowledge Development and Projects via or contact the NVC association office (telephone +31-182-512411 or e-mail