Avicenna Alliance at BIN@Sheffield conference


On 30th October to 1st November 2017, the Bin@Sheffield “How can digitalisation transform how we work and live?” will take place in Cutlers Hall, Sheffield, UK.
The conference will focus on digitalisation across the following key areas:

  • Industrial Digitalisation
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Smart Cities and Mobility

The conference will bring together experts from industry and academia to share knowledge and ideas, exploring how we can work together to harness new digital technologies and opportunities.

BIN@ (Business Innovation Network) is an informal international network of partners from across industry, academia, incubation and economic development agencies supporting the sharing of good practice and knowledge and promoting open innovation.  BIN@ was created in 2010 by three Santander University Network partners: The University of Sheffield, The University of Porto and The University of São Paulo.

The main theme for the conference this year is on how new technologies and processes, and in particular digitalisation, will impact our lives and business, with three sub-themes covering; industrial digitalisation, health and wellbeing, and smart cities and mobility.

The Avicenna Alliance and the VPHi will be represented by Prof. Marco Viceconti, Executive Director INSIGNEO institute for in silico medicine, University of Sheffield; Markus Reiterer, senior scientist at Medtronic and Dr. Adriano Henney Secretary General, Avicenna Alliance who will be speakers to this conference.

More info can be found on the conference website www.binsheffield2017.com.