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ACTPHAST talk at EC Conference in Rome - ICT KET at the service of European Citizens and Cities

Wednesday, 29 October, 2014

An EU high-level event under the Italian EU Presidency, co-organised by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and the European Commission, DG CONNECT, A1, was held the 29 - 30 October 2014, in Rome, Italy.

The event focussed on opportunities offered by innovative Micro/Nanoelectronic and Photonic solutions to benefit European citizens and cities. The workshop was meant to facilitate the sharing of experiences, strategies and forward-looking plans between decision makers, public authorities, industry and research.

Prof Thienpont of Vrije Universiteit Brussel and ACTPHAST Program Coordinator provided a talk about ACTPHAST at the conference. His talk centred on Photonics Innovation support to boost the competitiveness of European SMEs.

More details about the conference can be found at: https://ec.europa.eu/digital-agenda/en/news/ict-key-enabling-technologies-service-european-citizens-and-cities-photonics-%E2%80%93-nanoelectronics-