Calendar of Events
August 19, 2014
August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 – August 19, 2014
More details about the programme and registration will follow soon.
July 16, 2014
On 16 July the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya will host the I Catalunya Emprèn Congress, a meeting point for thousands of entrepreneurs seeking financing, businesspeople looking for solutions to their innovation challenges and investors operating both in Spain and abroad.
The Congress is organised by the Catalan Government and its first part is to feature a Corporate Venturing session. The aim of the session is to drive open innovation in large and medium enterprises through participation in the business projects of entrepreneurs, start-ups, TBCs and SMEs that meet their innovation challenges.
The Corporate Venturing session will be followed by the Investment Forum. A total of 21 projects from a range of fields (life and health sciences, ICT and other technologies) will have the chance to gain exposure among investors to raise financing. Congress attendees will be able to vote for the best projects.
July 9, 2014
July 7, 2014
July 7, 2014 – July 12, 2014
“Digital Venice 2014” is a high-level meeting, hosted by the City of Venice and promoted by the Italian Presidency of the European Council with the support of European Commission – DG Connect, that will gather policy, industry and innovation leaders from all over Europe to trace the road to a growing, sustainable digital economy.
The event, intended to be held every year, takes place at the start of the Italian Presidency to mark the emphasis placed by the Italian government on digital innovation as the key to sustainable economic development and boost to new employment. A “Venice Declaration” summarizing vision and recommendations will be presented by the Italian Presidency to be tabled at the next Digital Council.
Along with a high-level morning meeting between the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, the European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes, other prominent policy makers from other European Union member states and representatives of leading international digital companies, “Digital Venice 2014” will also host five workshops, during which some 300 innovators, government officers, experts and researchers will give their valuable contribution to the future European policies on the Digital Agenda.
5 days, 100+ speakers, 30+ events, workshop and meetings to help shaping the future of the European Digital Agenda.
An extraordinary opportunity to go through the different aspects of digital scenario and seek ways to drive economic and social growth in Europe through digitisation.
12 amazing locations in Venice with plenty of occasions to interact with policy makers, industry representatives, leading innovators and experts, collecting visions, ideas and experiences and ﬁnding ways to build a more Digital Europe for our future.
Find here the full programme of the DV week: digital-venice-2014-full-programme