Practical information


  • Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

  • EARTO members
  • RTOs
  • Industrials
  • Business
  • etc.

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  • Fill in the registration form
  • Book your hotel

  • Easily accessible
  • Good infrastructure
  • Stable economic and political climate
  • Home of the current EARTO President
  • International outlook

The EARTO Annual Conference 2017 is organized by the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft on March 29-30, 2017.

The event takes place at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel in Munich.

Please register for this event through our registration form.

We count on your active Twitter participation #EARTOAC2017 !

Please note that pictures will be taken: should you not wish to figure in them, please inform the photograph crew.


Special feature!

Fraunhofer R&D right up close!

In addition to the traditional programme of the EARTO Annual Conference 2017 we would like to invite you to experience one of our Fraunhofer Institutes right up close!

The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV is located in Freising, around 30 minutes north of Munich. Fraunhofer IVV stands for high-quality food products and safe, effective, and convenient packaging systems. Efficient use of raw materials and minimal environmental impact are priorities in its development work. Please find more information about the Fraunhofer IVV here!

As a special offer (free of charge) to our guests at the EARTO Annual Conference, Fraunhofer IVV will not only present some edible products resulting from their research activities at the conference venue but moreover invite you for a guided tour through the institute. This tour will take place on March 29, 2017 from around 8.30 am to 12 am. A transfer from and back to the conference venue will be organized.

You are interested in visiting the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV? Simply register here!

See you there!

Your EARTO Annual Conference Team


Travel Info

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Annual Conference

The EARTO Annual Conference 2017 will explore new ways and ideas on how RTOs can further contribute to increasing Europe's innovation capabilities and will look at what are the challenges hindering EU's innovation potential and how RTOs, industry, National and EU policy makers can work together towards more growth and jobs in Europe.

About the event

A 2-day Conference
March 29-30, 2017

Conference venue: 

Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel
Arabellastrasse 5
81925 Munich




For general information about the conference, please contact us at:

Luisa Knabe International Business Development Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

luisa.knabe[at] +49 (0)89 1205-7327 Hansastrasse 27c 80686 Munich Germany