Breakout 07. Accelerating the legacy industry’s energy transition

How can STPs/AOIs contribute to channelling enough investment into developing technologies to enable the legacy industry to transform, while matching the climate protection challenges globally? What is the role of STPs/AOIs in solving the immense technological challenges that will allow the decarbonisation of energy-intensive sectors? Join us to explore approaches to energy and infrastructure from the contrasting ecosystems of Brazil, Italy and China.

Session moderated by Mieke De Bruin (Netherlands). Speakers:

  • Ty Shattuck (Canada) – Building the world’s first full-scale net-zero campus community, and research park
  • Olavo Bueno de Oliveira Filho (Brazil) – Renewable energy in Rio Grande do Norte – the Pax | RN and the innovation ecosystem
  • Fabio Morea (Italy) – Bridging the gap between in demand and generation in energy-intensive science and technology parks
  • Yuheng Chang (China) – A coming trend of a science park – low carbon science park

Main megatrend pillar: World.

Key trends and sub-trends: environmental change and sustainability, more extreme weather, declining biodiversity, growing climate measures, regenerative agriculture, engineering advances, advanced energy technology, AI & automation, machine intelligence, robotics, service economy, platform economy, from manufacturing to service economy

Call for Contributions is now open!

Join speakers and experts from around the globe at the 41st IASP World Conference hosted by Konza Technopolis, Nairobi (Kenya), to discuss the impact changing demographics can have on entrepreneurship and technology, exploring ways to combat the global challenges the world is facing today.