Beyond the Internet of Things – How to harness the next wave of digital technology and investment
Internationally renowned tech innovators and investors are flocking to Cork for Beyond the Internet of Things ground-breaking event
Nimbus Research Centre, in collaboration with SteriTrack, are proud to host a ground-breaking event for 2018 “Beyond the Internet of Things – How to harness the next wave of digital technology and investment” at Cork’s newest venue, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, on 22nd January, 2018, from 09.00-17.00.
Headlining the event, direct from Silicon Valley, is Vitaly M. Golomb, world renowned venture capitalist, serial entrepreneur, best-selling author, and one of the gurus behind HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Silicon Valley’s original start-up that focuses on global, early-stage investments in frontier technology.
Vitaly will bring his deep knowledge and experience to young entrepreneurs and corporate leaders alike to unleash their innovation and set them on the path to winning the future. “We are in the midst of the next industrial revolution where entire industries will be transformed in the next decade. At Beyond the Internet of Things, I will provide an in-depth view of next-wave technologies that Silicon Valley VCs are investing money in and how you should be investing your time."
This exciting event offers a unique opportunity for multi-nationals, SME’s, start-ups, entrepreneurs and academics to hear what international, battle-tested entrepreneurs, technologists, investors and dedicated researchers expect from the next wave of technology innovation and investment and to learn how their organisations can drive profit from it.
Among the array of international speakers, Internet of Things TED talk master, Professor John Barrett, will open the event with his insightful views on how the Internet of Things and beyond can shape our future. Early-stage advisor, UK technology market expert and Founder of ConCap Ltd, Stuart Hillston, will also be on hand to advise tech companies on how to develop and articulate a commercial strategy that appeals to investors and to outline the stepping stones essential for businesses to reach international markets.
Free entrepreneurial, investment and funding clinics featuring one-to-one sessions between attendees and the people behind some of the world’s most influential companies will be held throughout the day. These sessions will provide invaluable advice and guidance on how attendees can facilitate investment, innovation, collaboration, and foster new commercial relationships.
Particular attention will be paid to matching attendees needs to the most appropriate funding mechanisms for their enterprises and providing updates on the latest funding calls, supports and investment opportunities available from Enterprise Ireland, H2020 and Science Foundation Ireland, as well as routes to access innovation and research resources from across Ireland and beyond.
The latest Gartner industry report indicates that 8.4 billion connected things are currently in use worldwide (up 31% from 2016) and expected to reach 20.4 billion by 2020. With total spending on endpoints and services expected to reach almost $2 trillion in 2017, this is an essential event for all who want to understand where this new wave of technology and investment is heading and how it can be best embraced and exploited.
Standard tickets are priced at €120. In order to promote and support Ireland’s vibrant start-up industry, there are limited FREE TICKETS FOR START-UPS! You must register for start-up tickets, entry will not be permitted to those without a ticket. Tickets are available at http://events.cit.ie/index.cfm?page=events&eventId=316
This is your chance to be inspired by the tech world’s most successful innovators! Spaces for entrepreneur clinics are limited and are on a first come first served basis. To book your clinic contact Brian Cahill 087 7824314 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
Discounted Clayton Hotel weekend accommodation packages are available for event attendees. Contact Brian Cahill 087 7824314 / email@example.com.
For more information visit: www.beyond-iot.com
Nimbus Centre is Ireland’s largest Cyber-Physical Systems & Internet of Things Research Centre at Cork Institute of Technology. It hosts Enterprise Ireland’s TEC Gateway (TEC), specialising in supporting companies who need high tech development and innovation supports. TEC provides access to Enterprise Ireland, Science Foundation Ireland, and EU funding, and the people with the skills to deliver.
Event sponsors SteriTrack are a new company in Ireland, founded by Matrix IT, which provide medical implant tracking technologies to the European market.