(09:00 – 17:00)
(11:00 – 18:00)
(13:45 – 16:00)
(18:45 – 19:15)
(19:30 – 22:00)
Château des Ducs de Bretagne
KEYNOTE SPEAKER :Alain Tropis (France)
This session will explore some of the key technologies that are driving the 4th Industrial Revolution, with a focus on the digital. From AI and machine learning to cyber-physical systems, speakers will present case studies exploring the challenges, opportunities and real-world examples of these new technologies and their impact on industries, the economy and society today.
INVITED SPEAKER :Dr. Yves Lostanlen (Canada)
SPEAKERS :Luis Ribeiro (Sweden)
Cyber-Physical Production Systems – The Opportunities and Challenges beyond the hypeGerard Le Bihan (France)
The key digital technologies that will change the industries
SESSION HOST :Ebba Lund (IASP)
As part of the Blue Track exploring Technologies 4.0, this session will hear from startups who are developing some of the new technologies of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Speakers to be announced soon.
SPEAKERS :Abolfazl Mohajer (Iran)
How Industry 4.0 and digital and smart technologies have revolutionized the manufacturing companies?
Technological advances associated with the 4th Industrial Revolution give rise to many opportunities for economic and social development, as well as important risks, which have special significance in developing countries. In this session, speakers explore the innovation ecosystems and present case studies from science parks in Mexico, Uruguay, Kenya and Iran.
SPEAKERS :Jaime Parada Ávila (Mexico)
PIIT MONTERREY: Redesigning services and spaces for executing Nuevo Leon 4.0 InitiativeFernando Amestoy (Uruguay)
The role of Science and Technology Parks (STPs) in peripheral countries to face the new challenges in the techno-economic paradigm of industry 4.0: an analysis of a case study in the biotechnology, chemistry and pharma sectors in Uruguay, South America.
Faced with the revolutionary nature of technological development in the 4th Industrial Revolution, science parks and areas of innovation must ensure that their strategies, structures, services and facilities remain relevant to continue supporting their resident companies. This session examines the situation in China and Iran, explores the role of digital clusters in France and education in STPs in Austria.
SPEAKERS :David Pitschmann (Austria)
Education within STP strategies – Lakeside IT CurriculumGerard Le Bihan (France)
How a digital cluster is in Forefront to accompany the two main transitions of the economy and society: the example of Images & RéseauxChen Hu (China)
The 4th Industrial Revolution: Impacts on Shanghai Science and Technology Parks (STPs) and Areas of Innovation (AOIs)
IASP is currently collaborating with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission on a study about Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) to evaluate the current ownership and governance models used by STPs and AOIs; in this session, participants in the study will present some of these models and explore how they their challenges and opportunities.
SPEAKERS :Giancarlo Caratti (European Commission)
Machines de l'Île
The technology-led innovations of the 4th Industrial Revolution do not only affect companies, they also have an impact – both positive and negative – on people and society. This session looks at the key human element in innovation and the transformation to the industry of the future, considers the personal and organisational skills required for a successful transition, and examines how science parks can help build engagement for a sustainable, fossil-free future.
INVITED SPEAKER :Philippe Roger (France)
SPEAKERS :Olivia Cahn (France)
The Human-Centered Industry of TomorrowMalin Rogström (Sweden)
Sandviken Pure Power communications Concept: engagement for a fossil free societyMohammad Karimadini (Iran)
The 4th Industrial Revolution: Necessary Personal and Organizational Skills for a Successful Transition
Innovative startups in the health and medtech sector will present some of the new products and services they are developing: check back soon for further details.
Startups and SMEs are at the heart of economic development, and supporting them is one of the key tasks of STPs and AOIs. This session will focus on local case studies from Spain, China, Sweden and Mexico, exploring some of the value-added services provided such as open innovation models, intellectual property protection and other mechanisms to help SMEs thrive in a digital world.
SPEAKERS :Enrique Espino Barros (Mexico)
The Advanced Manufacturing Capability Center at PIIT Monterrey and its impact on the transformation of SMEs 4.0Sonia Verde Martínez (Spain)
Open innovation 4.0 in AsturiasHaofeng Lai (China)
STPs’ Intellectual Property Operation Service Platform Promising Emerging Enterprises with Global Competitiveness in the New Industrial Propensity: CHJ’s Practices in Promoting Value System of Knowledge ResourcesMikael Johnsson (Sweden)
STPs’ role as facilitator when innovation advising organizations develop a common quality-assured innovation advising process
This session explores the ways in which science parks and areas of innovation are supporting their companies to meet the strategic and cultural changes of the 4th Industrial Revolution. From new approaches to intellectual property in increasingly collaborative working environments and new facilities to establish VR/AR ecosystems, to alliances between regional clusters and meeting the expectations of new customers and stakeholders.
SPEAKERS :Mariella Massaro (Finland)
Intellectual Property in the 4th Industrial RevolutionLourdes Cruz (Spain)
Technology Park of Andalusia: Re-thinking strategies around disruptive technologies. New opportunities in the digital eraKarl Martin (France)
EURAMATERIALS – a strategic alliance dedicated to innovation and to the territory: new opportunities
A lot has changed in our industry since the origins of the STP model. Today we talk about Innovation Ecosystems, an ambitious concept that embraces several approaches: STPs, Innovation Districts, Areas of Innovation, and in the first of two sessions speakers will explore how parks can remain competitive and their relationship with their cities, as well as taking a look at innovation districts in the UK and how they interact with their communities and intermediaries.
SPEAKERS :Dr. Jacques van Dinteren (The Netherlands)
The 4th Industrial Revolution: considerations for science parks to remain competitiveJonathan Burroughs (United Kingdom)
Multi-owned innovation districts - a competitive force for the futureDonatienne Girier Delorme (France)
From Industry 4.0 to sustainable innovation ecosystems 4.0: what challenges for the innovation intermediaries?
As organisations whose function is to support businesses, STPs and AOIs must understand the huge changes taking place as part of the 4th Industrial Revolution and adapt (their strategies, their services, their organisational architecture, their facilities) to remain relevant in the future. This session will share case studies, address the challenges of sustainability, and examine ways that STPs can support their countries and regions.
INVITED SPEAKER :Dr. Markus Thomas Münter (Germany)
SPEAKERS :Alex West (USA)
The Ann Arbor SPARK Area of Innovation Meets the 4th Industrial Revolution
Château de Goulaine
Mobility and energy are two pillars of Smart City development. In a future where climate change is an ever more pressing issue, how we produce and use energy is a key challenge, as is the transformation of the old automotive industry into the new mobility sector. This session will explore how international collaboration can maximise opportunities, and the role of digitalisation in helping create more sustainable cities.
SPEAKERS :Paul Krutko (USA)
Transatlantic Mobility Partnerships – Collaboration between Ann Arbor SPARK and the Saxony Automotive Technology Network
This session will explore how STPs and AOIs can change their governance structures to deal more efficiently with the 4th Industrial Revolution, and ask whether the typical governance structures are currently functioning to meet the new needs. Speakers will look at examples from the healthtech sector in Sweden, lessons learned setting up a new park in West Africa, distributed organisational structure in Brazil and opportunities for developing the Palestinian economy.
SPEAKERS :Mikael Johnsson (Sweden)
How STPs can support the implementation of Industry 4.0-products in the health-tech sectorChinwe Okoli (Nigeria)
Opportunities, Challenges and Lessons Learned from Setting up the First University-Embedded Incubator and Science Park in the West African Sub RegionIbrahim Abdalrahim (Palestine)
The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Opportunities and Challenges in Palestine
In this second session exploring the evolution of the science park industry and the similarities and differences between traditional STPs and new models, speakers will examine the role of university engagement, present an evaluation of innovation districts, as well as sharing case studies on the science park as a scale up city in Sweden, and the regional development and innovation mandate of AOIs from Italy.
SPEAKERS :Dr. Paul Jansen (The Netherlands)
An evaluation of Innovation DistrictsMalcolm Parry (UK)
Host University engagement with Science Parks and Areas of Innovation for the 4th Industrial RevolutionMia Rolf (Sweden)
The journey to becoming a Scale-up City
SESSION HOST :Luis Sanz (IASP)