Silicon Valley, USA
September 18th – 22nd, 2017
FacilityLive partecipated for the second consecutive year to this initiative organized by the Mind the Bridge and supported by the European Commission and European Parliament. The event brought together EU policy makers, the best of the new European scaleups and corporations to meet Silicon Valley stakeholders. Click here to know the participants of 2017 edition.
On September 18th Gianpiero Lotito was one of the jury members of the Policy Hackathon where 7 teams of startup experts proposed policy solutions in the following areas: Open Data, Fintech, Enterprise Data Transfers, Smart Cities, Energy and Urban & Rural Symbiosis. The aim of the initiative was to get a set of policy proposals to encourage the development of innovative business solutions.
On September 20th Gianpiero Lotito was guest speaker at the European Innovation Day, the Digital Europe conference in Silicon Valley that was the central event of the SEC2SV initiative. Gianpiero spoke in the panel “Pond Hopping: Fostering Innovation Between EU Regions and Silicon Valley”. The event takes place at the Computer History Museum of Mountan View.