On February 20-21, 2024, researchers Armands Ancāns, Jānis Ārents, Krišjānis Nesenbergs, and scientific assistants Edgars Lielāmurs and Dans Laksis from the Electronics and Computer Science Institute (EDI) participated in the networking event “ECS Brokerage event 2024” in Brussels, Belgium. During the event, EDI staff presented new ideas for the CHIPS JU project call (ROBOND, PROCCEPTION, Deep-USP, NEUROWEARTEC, Citizen 5.0), developed new and strengthened existing contacts, and discussed further opportunities for collaboration in submitting the project application.