2nd Future of Ukraine, Powered by Region Stockholm, Stockholm, February 15-16
How to unite Ukrainian Ecosystem with leading stakeholders fostering Innovation in Sweden and globally?
The Future of Ukraine is a two-day summit where key stakeholders gather to discuss Innovations in AI, Digital Transformation, IT and Data Management in Life Science, Healthcare, Green Energy, Cybersecurity, Urban Development, Drone.
Among the many inspiring speakers you will find Anna Kiefer, Executive Director Digital Futures, that will talk about “Research and Innovation through Triple-Helix Collaboration”. “Research drives innovation and innovation drives growth. Fostering the development of new ideas, disruptive technologies and digitalization is key to addressing societal challenges, making industry prosper, creating new job opportunities, and startups. In Sweden, the cross-disciplinary research center Digital Futures has been established to muster and gather know-how that exists in the private, public and academic sectors. Innovation depends on open and transparent information that can be shared, in order to solve societal issues. With the vision to shape a sustainable society through digital transformation, Digital Futures provides a platform to identify challenges and find deployable solutions in collaboration between different stakeholders,” explains Anna in the abstract of her talk.
Anna was recently interviewed by Iryna Manukovska on how to make your innovations work – link to the interview on LinkedIn.
Another speaker from our community is Clara Hellner – Director of Research and Innovation Region Stockholm and member of Digital Futures Industrial & Societal Board (ISB).
Founding partners KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm university and RISE Research Institutes of Sweden have been joined by for instance Region Stockholm and the City of Stockholm along with industry. Joint research projects on topics such as AI to improve healthcare, the deployment of autonomous vehicles, smart construction and infrastructure pave the way for the future. In this presentation we will share success stories from this eco-system of stakeholders.
Main outputs of the Summit:
- Exploring partnerships for innovative solutions and strategies that would drive business prosperity for all stakeholders including tech startups from Ukraine, Venture capitalists and investors, International corporations, Government and Municipalities, Accelerators, Universities and Research Organizations and Innovation leaders.
- Revolutionizing industries, creating new business models, drive economic prosperity, fostering collaboration and driving innovation together with Ukraine’s business ecosystem.