Key element of European entrepreneurship and societal impact, Deep Tech invites itself to the Innovation Day of EIT Digital France

EIT Digital - French Innovation Day

  • Chahab Nastar, EIT Digital's Chief Research & Innovation Officer, will give a keynote on the theme: Deep Tech and Entrepreneurship, 4 lessons learned.
  • A "best of" EIT Digital’s innovation activities and deep tech scaleups in #AgriTech, #Wellbeing, #Industry, #Infrastructure #SmartCities will showcase through an initiatory journey the impact of advanced technology on everyday life.

Deep Tech will impact the daily lives of citizens without their noticing and is already positioned as an essential element of Europe’s digital economy. EIT Digital, the European organisation at the forefront of digital innovation with strong societal impact presents for the 2017 edition of its French Innovation Day, a rich sample of its deep tech activities that will change people’s lives within a few years. EIT Digital works on European collaborative projects and supports scaleups within its accelerator in different action lines: Wellbeing, Cities, Industry, Infrastructure, and Finance.

"I am pleased to announce our Innovation Day France on the theme of Deep Tech. We want to get out of the buzzword effect and have a concrete and easy to understand approach to what Deep Tech is and what it involves in everyday life. We will present some concrete innovations in which we co-invest with our partners, to demonstrate our ability to stimulate European collaboration and prove that Europe has a bright future in innovation entrepreneurship”, explains Guillaume Toublanc, Managing Director of EIT Digital in France.

It will be possible to meet these actors that supports EIT Digital on Wednesday, December 6, 2017.

Digital Wellbeing category:

ELEMENT: Early detection of cognitive disorder based on speech analysis
ELEMENT is developing an application (DELTA) that allows neuropsychological assessment for cognitive decline, such as dementia. Since it is based on speech analysis in non-clinical contexts, it provides easier and faster diagnosis and intervention. Today, a start-up has been created (ki-elements) and the prototype of the application (DELTA) has been presented at various events including MEDICA 2017 in Dusseldorf.

Digital Industry category:

HANDCODE: Industrial training tool based on Virtual Reality (VR)
The HANDCODE project provides training in a virtual environment for industrial applications. It aims to improve safety, reduce downtime and save costs for European industrial facilities.

SIOTAD: IoT for smart and sustainable agriculture
SIOTAD is a platform designed to provide micro-services through IoT, Big Data and 5G innovations which hides the complexity of integration and deployment of IoT applications. The first product developed will help to reduce the use of phytosanitary products in the agricultural industry.

OEDIPUS: Operate European Digital Industry with Products & Services
OEDIPUS stands for Operate European Digital Industry with Products and Services. It is aimed at creating innovative solutions and business opportunities for European industrial players, corporations, and SMEs.

Digital Cities category:

AMBICITI: Environmental awareness for all
Ambiciti is a single platform delivering real-time data on street-by-street exposure and risks on multiple environmental pollutants. The platform’s technology leverages open data along with cloud, IoT, mobile and data analytics technologies.

French Deep Tech scaleups supported by the EIT Digital accelerator will also attend:

COPSONIC: Contactless communication by ultrasonic waves
CopSonic is a technology that allows communication between all intelligent electronic devices through ultrasound and sounds to connect, interact and transmit data.

GREENERWAVE: The creator of electromagnetic wave recycling
Greenerwave has patented a unique technology that simply focuses the existing electromagnetic waves and improves the Internet connection on any device, thanks to a simple Bluetooth connection and an application.

TEEPTRAK: Cost-effective tools to monitor your performance in real time
TEEPTRAK develops innovative and accessible solutions for industrials to monitor machine performance, operators’ pace and product quality in order to identify wastes, and thus improve the overall production efficiency.

Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Time: 17:00 - 21:00
Venue: Conference Center Monceau Capital 8, 32 rue Monceau 75008 Paris

Agenda & registration:

16:00 - 17:00: Welcome
17:00 - 17:15: Welcome word by Guillaume Toublanc, Managing Director EIT Digital France
17:15 - 17:30: Keynote Chahab Nastar Chief Research & Innovation Officer EIT Digital: Deep Tech & Entrepreneurship: 4 lessons learned
17:30 - 17:45: Questions & Answers / discussions with public
17:45 - 19:00: Demos, meetings, testimonials
19:00 - 21:00: Cocktail

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