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January 2017

Europe’s Vision on Digital Transformation

January 10, 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00 UTC+1

2016 has been another record-breaking year for European tech and the outlook is very promising. Join us to learn about the latest trends, future developments and meet with some of the most promising European startups. Register here!  Agenda 5.30-6.00pm: Registration and networking w/ food & beverages 6.00-6.40pm: Welcome by Marko Turpeinen and K&L Gates 6.40-7.10pm: Europe’s Vision on Digital Transformation and Tech Agenda by Willem Jonker 7.10-7.30pm: Education's agenda, by Marko Turpeinen & Wilfried Dron from Wisebatt 7.30-7.45pm: Gideon Marks…

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March 2017

How to Boost the Economic and Social Impact of European Innovation Policy

March 15, 2017 @ 12:00 - 13:30 UTC+1

European countries have long led the world in the design of innovation policy and the development of national innovation foundations. But, as in many nations, European countries are grappling with how to deepen the impact of their innovation policies, from spurring greater levels of entrepreneurship, to helping their enterprises adopt new technologies and business models, to internationalizing their reach and more effectively addressing societal grand challenges. At the same time, the role of government in designing and implementing innovation policy…

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Save the date: EIT Digital Conference 2017

March 21, 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00 UTC+1

Delivering Europe's Digital Transformation, will be held in Brussels, at The EGG, on March 21, 2017. On March 21, 2017, EIT Digital will host its second annual Conference showcasing EIT Digital's achievements, and how we are taking a leading role in shaping digitisation in Europe. Please save the date in your calendars. Full agenda to be published in early 2017. The 2017 conference programme gives the floor to leading government and industry experts as well as entrepreneurs, bringing their experience with disruptive…

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Data Innovation Day 2017: Building Smart Cities for Tomorrow’s Data Economy

March 28, 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00 UTC+1
Brussels, Brussels, Belgium + Google Map

Europe consistently ranks high as having some of the best cities in the world. However, its successes today are the results of past investments and strategic planning. The advent of smart cities—cities that use data to improve the way they work—has created a new inflection point in the development trajectory of cities. The choices European cities make today will have long-term consequences for their future competitiveness, sustainability, and quality of life. Smart cities have many important objectives: make public transport…

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Register NOW: Applications of CRISPR Technologies in Research and Industry

March 28, 2017 @ 18:30 - 20:30 UTC+1

Few discoveries have attracted more attention in the area of molecular biology over the last three years than CRISPR-Cas9, a relatively new technology that is groundbreaking, controversial and developing rapidly. Science Magazine featured CRISPR-Cas9 on its cover in 2015, calling it a "breakthrough," and MIT Technology Review called it the "biggest biotech discovery of the century." The technology makes gene editing simple, affordable, and precise. At present, scientists are exploring the potential of CRISPR-Cas9 to cure a host of human…

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April 2017

Save the date: The 8th Annual Internet of Things European Summit

April 19, 2017 @ 08:00 - April 20, 2017 @ 17:00 UTC+1

The 8th Annual  Internet of Things European Summit returns to Brussels on 19-20 April for two days of discussions, ideas sharing and networking. The Summit is the leading dual policy and business focused IoT event in the region. This year we welcome over 200 representatives from policy and business communities, in addition to  40+ speakers from EU institutions, multinationals, start ups, press and academia will also be in attendance. Hosted by Forum Europe, we explore the latest IoT tech trends…

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June 2017

FIWARE in Edmonton

June 5, 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00 UTC+1

Edmonton Research Park and FIWARE Foundation are joining together to deliver a full-day information session to define FIWARE and illustrate the many uses and benefits of the technology and the community it has developed. What is FIWARE? FIWARE is an open source IT platform, and a community, at the same time. Its mission is to expand the innovation ecosystem around the use of public, royalty-free technologies for the development of smart applications in multiple vertical domains, easing the connection of…

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October 2017

The State of Data Innovation in the EU

October 10, 2017 @ 09:00 - 10:30 UTC+1
Science14, Rue de la Science 14, 1040 Brussels, Belgium, Science14, Rue de la Science 14
Brussels, Belgium
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As a host of new digital technologies have emerged over the last decade, data has become a key driver of economic growth, social progress and innovation.  But what is the true state of data innovation in the EU, and how do European national economies compare in their use of and support for data? A forthcoming report by the Center for Data Innovation ranks the EU’s 28 member states by how well they perform in data innovation, using a variety of…

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European Cyber Threat Summit

October 24, 2017 @ 08:00 - 17:00 UTC+1

Event Overview #CTS2017 Now in our seventh year, this year's Cyber Threat Summit will have a very European focus. The largest event of it's kind, it will attract cyber security experts from all over Europe to discuss all aspects of cyber security including issues such as GDPR, the NIS Directive and of course BREXIT. We have three distinct streams running concurrently; "Strategic", "Operational" and "Technical". 2017 will also see the introduction of a Cyber Startup Zone giving innovators a chance…

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November 2017

Startup Nation Summit 2017

November 20, 2017 @ 08:00 - November 22, 2017 @ 17:00 UTC+1
Unnamed Venue, Tallinn, Estonia + Google Map

The Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and Startup Estonia have been selected to host the Startup Nations Summit in 2017. The event will be co-organized by EIT Digital, the leading European open innovation organisation, along with the European Commission and Dell. The Startup Nations Summit, organized annually by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), will continue to explore rapidly growing European startup hubs. The event in Tallinn will be held right after the Global Entrepreneurship Week and as a…

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