2012 MIT Europe Conference
Agoria of Belgium
The MIT Conference on Achieving Growth through Strategic Innovation is the fourth in the "Innovation in Europe" series co-organized with Agoria of Belgium. Open innovation and disruptive technologies provide strategic opportunities and challenges to industries in the context of globalization, increased mobility, and a shifting economic landscape. The Conference provides an important forum for European technology leaders in manufacturing, business, and government to participate and identify strategic innovation sources and opportunities, and to create supporting policies. MIT's leading researchers with industry and government leaders will present new technologies, innovation mechanisms, evaluate measures designed to support manufacturing innovation, and discuss specific opportunities relevant to European industry. The Conference will also address the European Union's 2020 Strategy with focus on manufacturing that is Smart, Sustainable, and Inclusive.