BUSINESS SUMMITS - BUCHAREST TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2019 AGENDA

  • We need more Space

  • Keynote
  • Innovation Summit
  • 11:40-12:10 , 21-May-2019
Add to Calendar 05/21/2019 11:40 05/21/2019 12:10 Europe/Bucharest We need more Space> Key Takeaways: Discover how space technology is used in everyday life and how you can benefit from innovation within the space sector How to use the space technology, systems and know-how to drive business and growth Business Summits - Bucharest Technology Week 2019

Session Description

Space is the backbone of the digital economy, Telecommunication, Navigation and Earth observation. There will be no automated driving, shipping, fighting without Space technology and services. "We need more Space" has been Frank M. Salzgebers' motto over the past decade. As Head of the Innovation and Ventures Office at the European Space Agency (ESA) he oversees the largest Space entrepreneurship network in the world. His team has initiated over 320 industry transfers, supported over 720 start-ups invested over 45 Mil. Euro in Seed since started. Frank believes that ‘a society that stops exploring stops progressing’. This year his team will continue to support 180 new start-ups yearly through the over 20 ESA Business Incubation Centres (BICs) in over 60 locations across Europe. Frank and his team will bring Space back to earth and start-ups into orbit. The ESA BICs have created over 5000 new jobs across Europe. Key Takeaways: Discover how space technology is used in everyday life and how you can benefit from innovation within the space sector How to use the space technology, systems and know-how to drive business and growth

Speakers

Frank Salzgeber

Frank Salzgeber

Head of Innovation & Ventures Office, ESA