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September 22nd, 2022
Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm
The meeting point of the scientific and technological entrepreneurship community.

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Astrodynamics Specialist
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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Chief Scientific Officer & ICREA Professor
INBRAIN Neuroelectronics
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Global Innovation Manager
ABB Robotics
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Senior Researcher
Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
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Research Program Manager
Meta IA

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Activity programme - September 22nd, 2022

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Registration opening
Oficial inauguration of Deep Tech Summit
Deep Tech as a Driver of Innovation

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Artificial intelligence

We will discuss the main trends in Artificial Intelligence in business. We will also talk about the impact of the implementation of this technology and how it transforms major industries.

Karina Gibert (Conductor)
Head of the Intelligent Data Science and Artificial Intelligence Research Center, IDEAI-UPC
Pierre Louis Xech
Research Program Manager, Meta AI
Adrià Recasens Continente
Senior Research Scientist, DeepMind (Google)
Montse Guardia
Co-founder & CEO Big at Onion
New Space
We will talk about the impact of New Space and its areas of action. We will see how technologies linked to 3D printing, AI or next generation communication systems (5G) will play a key role in the development of this industry.
Heriberto Saldivar (Conductor)
Head of the Foresight, Strategy and Coordination Department at European Space Agency
Jaume Sanpera
CEO of Sateliot
Ignasi Ribas
Director of Institut Estudis Espacials de Catalunya
Ariadna Farres
Astrodynamics Specialist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Industrial Tech
We will learn about sectoral trends related to manufacturing processes and the use of new materials. We will learn first-hand about the strategies for incorporating innovation and new technologies by the invited corporations, and how they relate to start-ups and research centres.
Albert Domingo (Conductor)
Director of Technologies and Digital areas at UPF Ventures
Zina Jarrahi Cinker
Virginia Palacios
3D Strategic Marketing Director at HP
Jordi Artigas
Global Innovation Manager at ABB Robotics
José Rojo
Account Manager SCM Cloud Solutions at Oracle
We will discuss the main trends in the sector and technology transfer between the public and private sectors. We will discuss how to overcome barriers, how to facilitate collaboration in research lines and how to increase developments up to the clinic with hospitals.
Núria Martí (Conductor)
Director of Innovation at Biocat
Jose Antonio Garrido
Founder and CSO at Inbrain Neuroelectronics
Laura Ferrer
Senior Manager R&D Human Health at Hipra
Laia Arnal
Business Development Director at Vall d’Hebron Research Institute
Deep Tech ecosystem
We will discuss the main differences between digital ecosystems and deep tech ecosystems. We will analyse the role of universities and research centres in the development of deep tech ecosystems. We will discuss the importance and challenges in generating global ecosystems.
Itziar Blasco (Conductor)
Head of Startup Programmes at Barcelona Activa
Thomas Klem
Alliance Manager at DeepTech Alliance
Josep Bordonau
Professor and Educational Entrepreneur at UPC Barcelona Tech
Yoram Wijngaarde
Founder & CEO of Dealroom
Thomas Salzgeber
Head of Investor & Startup Communities at Hello Tomorrow
Urban Mobility
We will analyse the challenges facing cities when implementing new models of urban mobility. We will discover the latest technological advances in the sector from leading companies in the industry.
Paula Serra (Conductor)
Business Intelligence & Project Manager at Tech Barcelona
Noemí Moya
Regional Head of Public Policy for Spain, Italy, France and Belgium at Voi Technology
Daniel Serra
Director Innovation Hub South at EIT Urban Mobility
David Pardos
Business Development Manager – Automotive sector at Eurecat
We will explain what quantum technologies are and analyse their applications and impact in various fields and industries.
Rubén Criado (Conductor)
CEO at ARQUIMEA Research Center
Alba Cervera
Senior Researcher at Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
Silvia Carrasco
Knowledge & Technology Transfer Director at ICFO
Carlos Abellán
Cofounder & CEO at QuSide
Enrique Mora
Global Lead Emerging Tech at Nestlé Group
Barcelona Deep Tech Awards Demoday

The competition to identify the Deep Tech startup with the greatest growth potential. The winner will be awarded at the same event at 18:15h.

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Barcelona Deep Tech Match

10:45 - 11:05h The keynote speaker Josemaria Siota will inspire corporates to foster their collaboration with startups.

Josemaria Siota
Executive Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center at IESE Business School

11:05 - 13:45h Barcelona Deep Tech Match is the leading event aimed to connect Deep Tech startups with corporates with technologial needs. A unique opportunity for disruptive startups to present their solutions to innovation and R&D officers.

Barcelona Deep Tech Investment Forum

15:00 - 15:30 Roundtable about how to invest in Deep Tech start-ups.

Oriol Pascual (Conductor)
Founder & CEO at Stage2
Francisco Badia
Managing Partner at Grow Venture Partners
Maite Fibla
Managing Partner at Ship2B Ventures
Sébastien Lefebvre
Partner of Elaia

15:30 - 17:15 Barcelona Deep Tech Investment Forum is the event that connects the investment community specializing in the Deep Tech industry. It is intended for projects related to advanced materials, artificial intelligence, blockchain, robotics, photonics, electronics, quantum computing, and space technologies.

Networking event

The best opportunity to build valuable connections with the main players in the Deep Tech ecosystem. An event full of surprises to close Barcelona Deep Tech Summit.

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Startups Exhibition Area

A unique space to meet five prominent Deep Tech startups.

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Barcelona Deep Tech Investment Forum

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