Throughout the history of mankind our basic needs and behaviour have driven our ability to innovate and develop new things. Our basic needs do not change but the tools and resources at our disposal do. With the ever-increasing speed of technological development, the pace of which new business models, consumer products and services are being developed is increasing. Technology therefore plays an important role as an enabler, in the development of our world, both professionally and in everyday life.
This parallel session will give you a window into a world of radical innovation, in areas where technology has played an important role in commercializing ideas and business models. We will give insight into the most important technological trends and the applicability of technology within and around the human body. Furthermore, we will look at interesting new business models enabled by technology and their ability to impact the core services in our society.