8th IIoT Forum 2019

    8th IIoT Forum 2019

    September 25, 2019

    Neuchâtel, Switzerland

    The Innovation World Cup® shake hands with CSEM, the leading Swiss technology research & development center for an insightful tech day on September 25. in Neuchâtel.

    The 8th IIoT Forum powered by CSEM and Innovation World Cup® will bring Swiss academia, Swiss start-ups, scale-ups, SMEs, together with forefront tech corporations. Through the hands-on Dev Workshops, insightful panel discussions, open talks, pitch session and networking (incl. 1:1 matching), the forum will enable the exchange of knowledge, skills, and entrepreneurship. The entire program will imply the Swiss tech community in advancing the Industrial IoT, and taking the lead in the Industry 4.0.

    Our guest speakers and we demonstrate ways to increase the productivity and efficiency of manufacturing and production processes through machine learning and deep learning, debate on the pros and cons of connecting corporates and innovative start-ups, share insights for young entrepreneurs to thrive their innovation and create valuable networking opportunities for the attendees.

    Entrepreneurs, developers, and researchers: Get ready for an action-packed day!


    9:00 AM – 11:30 AMDeveloper Workshop @CSEM
    powered by STMicroelectronics
    9:00 AM – 11:30 AMDeveloper Workshop @Microcity
    powered by Microelectronics
    11:30 AM – 1:00 PMNetworking Lunch


    1:00 PMWelcome & Introduction to the 8th IIOT Forum powered by CSEM and Innovation World Cup®
    Alain Serge Porret, VP Integrated and Wireless Systems, CSEM
    1:15 PMWireless Sensing for Mission-Critical Applications
    Phillippe Dallemagne, Section Head, CSEM
    1:30 PMSmart Materials for Industry
    Olivier Enger, Senior Innovation Manager, BASF
    1:40 PMIoT for Industry – Ready for Prime Time?
    Panel Discussion

    Olivier Enger, Senior Innovation Manager, BASF
    Alain-Serge Porret, VP Integrated and Wireless Systems, CSEM
    Philippe Dallemagne, Section Head, CSEM
    Christian Stammel, CEO, Navispace & WT | Wearable Technologies
    2:20 PMIIoT Techpreneurs Meet Industry
    Introduction to the Innovation World Cup® Series, the world’s leading tech competitions and prestigious awards, and the 11th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup®, the profound race in the area of “Internet of Things” and Wearable Technologies. 
    2:30 PMInnosuisse Innovation Promotion: Funding opportunities for Swiss-Tech Start-ups
    To be confirmed
    2:40 PMCoffee Break
    3:00 PMSwiss Techpreneurs 2019 Pitch Session 
    Swiss Start-up Pitch Session with disrupt solutions in Industrial | City | Healthcare | Home  Agriculture | Sports | Lifestyle & Transport.
    4:00 PMIoT Talks – How to Scale Up an IoT Business From IoT Prototype to Market
    Panel Discussion
    with IWC jurors, tech experts, and moderator
    4:30 PMAwarding “Top Swiss Innovator of the Year”
    Direct entry to the 11th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup® Semi-finals and advance further with the Innovation World Cup® world tour in 2019/2020.
    4:45 PMNetworking & Get-Together

    The entire forum is held in English

    Venue: Microcity, Rue de la Maladiere 71, 2000 Neuchatel, Switzerland

    Participation is Free of Charge.
    Registration is mandatory (Seats are limited).

    book your seat now


    Are you a Swiss start-up with promising IoT solution(s) that change the world? Are you seeking a profound network with the Swiss tech community? Do you want to bring your solution further to the international tech audiences and be recognized by the world’s leading innovation platform?

    Then contact Hanh IWC Series at h.nguyen@navispace.de to arrange a pitch slot at the 8th IIOT Forum 2019!

    What else? Taking your solution to the next level with the 11th IoT/WT Innovation World Cup®, free Development Kits, prizes worth over $500,000 plus €10,000 in Cash for the best IoT solution, speaking slots at international events worldwide!

    Participation is free of charge.
    Online submission until 18th September, 23:59 PST (Learn more here)