Plenary 03. Our industry in the new economy: innovation spaces for tomorrow

The digitalisation of society gives rise to new peer-to-peer processes and value creation in decentralised network economies that rely on flat structures and collaboration. This session explores new innovation spaces adapted to this new economy, from multi campus models, increasing integration with cities, and the digital multi-science park as well as innovative support mechanisms aimed at new game-changing technologies like AI and sustainable materials.

Main megatrend pillars: Economy, People & society.

Key trends and sub-trends: greater interconnectedness, interdependence of systems, network economy, service economy, crowd creation, peer-to-peer and open source, decreasing wealth at the disposal of governments, concentration of corporate wealth