The Future Industry Congress aims to promote industrial companies’ adaptation to the latest digital innovation, laying the foundations for building the company of the future.
In the second edition of the congress, Eurecat, the technology centre of Catalonia, outlined the 5G technology and the immediate future in store for emerging technology industries, which the European Commission supports with its most visionary tool, the Future and Emerging Technologies Flagships:
–2D Materials and Processes
– Human Brain Technologies
– Quantum Technologies
Eurecat, the organiser of the Future Industry Congress, plays a key role in this new scenario as a knowledge-producing technology centre that serves as a bridge between progress made in R&D and systems of production.
Future Industry Congress is the meeting point for business professionals, suppliers and companies that wish to develop projects in the fields of technology, innovation and industrial research.
The congress took place on 21 June 2017 at CaixaForum Barcelona.
To contribute to the growth of business and industry, promoting and enhancing the use of the most advanced technologies to make them more innovative.
To bring together businesses, suppliers and companies that want to develop projects in the field of technology and industrial research.
To identify ICT needs and promote innovative technology solutions for the industrial sector.
To cross supply and demand in the industrial and technology sectors and generate new knowledge in both sectors.
Experts who showed the impact that these technologies have on companies and who outlined 5G technology and the emerging technologies supported by the European Commission
It is a strategic scenario for companies to meet the newest and most innovative trends and a space to share knowledge.
Space for high-level networking and business opportunities for both sectors.
At a time when the rise of the “3D revolution” seems to eclipse all other contemporary technologies, these talks stress the great potential of “2D” for new materials like graphene (FET Flagship of the European Commission), technologies that use printed and flexible electronics and other processes that make only the surfaces of pieces and products functional.
There is no doubt that the deepest knowledge in our brains can achieve breakthroughs in many technological fields, including medicine, neuroscience, neuromorphic engineering, brain-computer interfaces, neuro-robotics and more.
We will see how various industries around us are addressing these challenges, from eHealth to functional nutrition.
Once again, quantum physics seems to be driving large-scale breakthroughs. We are witnessing an unparalleled international competition over cybersecurity, as the first country that manages to put a quantum computer into operation will be able to quickly and easily decode all the encrypted information currently circulating on the Internet.
The United States and China have already made their intentions clear in this area and Europe seems not to want to get left out concerning this opportunity/threat.
5G will be the next generation of mobile networks, which will replace the current 4G. Although users will not notice great improvements in their usual use of the network, the new technology will be the key to be able to continue developing the Internet of Things and connected mobility.
The new network will have a much higher frequency spectrum than the current 4G, which will allow that more devices be connected in a network that will be faster and stable.