The Innovation Connecting Show will make of Toulouse the world’s innovation capital from 16 to 18 September 2014 at the Toulouse Exhibition Park. Focused on the presentation and the interconnection of the key generic technologies, the uses and the needs, this major international event of innovation and competitiveness will associate and link the technological innovations and the markets.
The Innovation Connecting Show will bring together:
• 700 exhibitors, project leaders, actors of innovation who will value their demonstrators, prototypes, processes and services;
• 20,000 professional visitors are expected: national and international, public and private investors, academics, representatives from traditional sectors searching for innovation and the national, international and professional press;
• about 100 conferences, round table discussions and exhibitor workshops will be driven by a high-level scientific committee;
• an “Innovation Award” will reward the most innovative exhibitors and project leaders in each of these strategic sectors : aerospace, agri-food, ICT/digital, transportation, building, energy, health and robotics.
Transversal innovation specialists from all sectors of the economy will be considering ways to influence future innovations, and will be treated the following themes: future factories, the Key Enabling Technologies, future Biology and synthetic Biology, Smart Cities, Internet of the future, and communicating objects.
Under the distinguished patronage of the French President, Mr François Hollande, this event is also helped by the French representation of the European Commission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry for Industrial Renewal, the Ministry for Craft Industries and Trades, Commerce and Tourism, the Ministry for Higher Education and Research, and the Ministry Delegate attached to the Ministry for Industrial Renewal, with the responsability for SME’s, Innovation and the Digital Economy.