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EIT Digital Scotland | Digital Cities Networking Event

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University of Strathclyde,The Technology and Innovation Centre

99 George Street

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This event provides an opportunity to learn about EIT Digital’s co-funding initiatives in applied research and innovation projects.

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EIT Digital and Technology Scotland invite you to a Digital Cities focused event at University of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre, Glasgow, on 28th October 2019.

EIT Digital, which opened its Scottish Satellite Office in April 2019, is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation driving Europe’s digital transformation. Technology Scotland is the representative body for the enabling technology sector in Scotland.

This event will explore societal inclusion through urban mobility and augmented reality and provides an opportunity to learn about EIT Digital’s co-funding initiatives in applied research and innovation projects through our €80m annual call.

EIT Digital aims at global impact through European innovation fuelled by entrepreneurial talent and digital technology. It is strategically concentrating its “deep tech” investments in selected focus areas with significant European relevance and leadership potential. EIT Digital’s strategic focus areas are: Digital Tech, Digital Cities, Digital Industry, Digital Wellbeing and Digital Finance.

EIT Digital in Scotland is funded by our partners Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Funding Council. We are also supported by Highlands & Islands Enterprise, FinTech Scotland, Edinburgh Innovations and University of Edinburgh.

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10.15 – 10.45 Arrival & Registration

10.45 – 11.10 EIT Digital UK Overview

Martin Beaton, Edinburgh Satellite Manager, EIT Digital

11.10 – 11.30 Keynote "Smart City capabilities to deliver city priorities across Scotland"

11.30 – 11.45 Keynote "MaaS Enabling Inclusive Transport Services"

Alastair McInroy, Senior Programme Manager, MaaS Scotland

11.45 – 12.10 Case Study “The Impact of Augmented Reality on our Future Society”

Dr Andrew Sherlock, Royal Academy of Engineering Professor, University of Edinburgh

12.10 – 12.20 Q & A

12.20 - 13.00 Lunch & Networking

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