COMPOSITION co-chaired the Connected Smart Factories Workshop as part of the 9th international Conference on Intelligent Systems, which took place on September 25 – 27 2018 in Madeira. The conference was organised by the ConnectedFactories Cluster of EFFRA (ConnectedFactories news). Project coordinator Dr. Marc Jentsch from Fraunhofer presented the way the project uses and applies IoT in factories of the future. Mr. Paolo Vergori and Mr. Giuseppe Pacelli from ISMB described our agent-based marketplace to the audience. Industry members and academia mingled during the workshop and exchanged ideas, and COMPOSITION partners had the opportunity to explain the concept and solutions to participants outside the consortium.