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ITEA Event 2016

28 April 2016, Stockholm - Sweden

The ITEA 2016 Event was held on 28 April at the Stockholm City Conference Centre, Sweden.

The event was co-located with the EUREKA Innovation Week 2016 - "Sustainable & Attractive Communities" (26-29 April), organised and hosted by the Swedish EUREKA Chairmanship.

The EUREKA Innovation Week 2016 combined the strategically important areas of the EUREKA Network including international collaboration with a specific focus on Smart Cities with high-level keynote speakers & panel discussions, B2B meetings, the EUREKA Innovation Award and a full-scale exhibition (27-28 April) with about 25 leading European R&D&I Smart Cities projects, including 10 ITEA projects.

ITEA event - 28 April
Thursday 28 April focussed on the EUREKA Clusters with a joint Clusters’ session in the morning, followed by the ITEA Event 2016. This specific ITEA session consisted of a visionary welcome message from the ITEA Chairwoman, exciting programme highlights by the ITEA Vice-chairman and three project presentations of the winners of the ITEA Awards of Excellence. In the afternoon, there was a common session held together with the EUREKA Telecom Cluster Celtic-Plus including a joint opening message and two visionary international keynote speeches. 


Highlights of the EUREKA Innovation week are:

26 April

Global Collaboration Day (and Gala dinner)
Panel session on global collaboration, break-out sessions with representatives from Canada and South Korea

27 April

EUREKA Innovation Event “Smart Cities - Sustainable & Attractive Communities”
Keynote speeches, panel discussion, EUREKA innovation award, B2B meetings, thematic parallel sessions, exhibition (incl. 10 ITEA project booths)

28 April

ITEA Event 2016
Messages from the ITEA Chairwoman and Vice-chairman, visionary keynote speeches, ITEA Award of Excellence, joint EUREKA Cluster sessions, exhibition

29 April

Celtic-Plus Event
Keynotes, brokerage activities, Celtic-Plus project exhibition


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