ICT 2015 – Innovate, Connect, Transform

The 2015 edition of the ICT – Innovate, Connect, Transform conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, on October 20-22, and will feature a special session on RRI and Smart Technologies.

This session is intended as a world café. Participants will have the possibility to learn and discuss basic concepts of smart technologies and responsible research and innovation in two discussion groups. The facilitators will give short introductory presentations on RRI and smart technologies to set the scene and will then open the discussion.

Other activities that will take place during the conference are the following:

  • A policy conference presenting the new Commission’s policies and initiatives on Research & Innovation in ICT (Horizon 2020 Programme);
  • An interactive exhibition showcasing the best results and impact of most recent EU ICT Research & Innovation;
  • Many networking opportunities to enhance quality partnerships, help participants find partners, connect Research and Innovation and trigger collaboration;
  • Funding opportunities: ICT 2015 will also be the place to gather information on the 2016-17 Work Programme of Horizon 2020;
  • The Startup Europe Forum, offering a set of activities profiling EU policy actions for startups and SMEs, innovators, private and public investors.

For more information about the RRI and Smart Technologies session please visit https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/events/cf/ict2015/item-display.cfm?id=15797

More info about the ICT 2015 event can be accessed here https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/ict2015-innovate-connect-transform-lisbon-20-22-october-2015