Humanity’s great challenges require far more complex and risky solutions than the software innovations we’ve grown accustomed to in recent years. Unlike them, the investment and time required to build and deploy them spans decades, necessitating new collaboration and funding strategies. Spain and Europe face this challenge with uncertainty and urgency after the problem of maintaining a high degree of dependence on foreign technology became apparent.
Exploring Spain’s Challenges and Opportunities deep tech and digital sovereignty, we held this conference with the following agenda:
Deep Technology for Spanish and European Strategic Sovereignty
- Faisal Hafidgeneral partner and CEO of Klymb.
- Oihana BasilioFellow MIT – Rafael del Pino Foundation (2020-2022) in the field deep tech Professor of Economics, Autonomous University of Madrid.
Infrastructure for sovereignty
- Maria Jesus ArmazorCybersecurity and Cloud, CEO of Telefónica Tech.
- Josep Maria MartrellAssociate Director of the Barcelona Supercomputing Center.
- Fidel Rodriguez fightDeputy Minister for Universities, Science and Innovation of the Madrid Community.
the opportunity deep tech: Financing
- Teresa CerwinskaEIB Vice President.
the opportunity deep tech: business creation
- Victor CanibelCo-founder of Qilimanjaro Quantum Tech.
- Borja OyazabalCEO and founding partner of Tresmares Capital.
- Jesus ContresDirector of EIT Digital Spain.
Closing Interview: Technological and Scientific Sovereignty, Science as Leverage of Development
- Carmen ArtigasSecretary of State for Digitalization and Artificial Intelligence.