InnoVEX—Asia's leading annual startup event will take place from May 29 to 31, 2019 at TWTC Hall 1 in Taipei. InnoVEX Forum is one of the most anticipated events during the exhibition where renowned speakers from around the world are invited to share their insights on cutting-edge technology and the latest trends in the Startup Ecosystem.
Partnering with government bodies, accelerators, incubators, established corporates and investors; InnoVEX Forum will explore the topics deeper from a wider scope. In 2019, the topics of the forum will cover AI, Blockchain, Biotech, Sportstech, Smart Machinery, Startup Ecosystem with more to follow. Particularly in the Blockchain for Smart Cities and Startup Ecosystem session, high level speakers are invited to share their insights with local startups and the forum audience.
Mayor of Eindhoven and Blockchain Experts Discuss solutions for smart future
TCA stated that due to the rising popularity of blockchain and its versatility, blockchain can be applied in various kinds of smart applications. The Blockchain for Smart Cities session will place special emphasis on the solutions under the framework of smart cities, including Cyber Security, Smart Payment, Smart Medical, Smart Contract through in depth discussions and professional keynotes.
High level speakers for the forum include Mayor of Eindhoven, Mr. John Jorritsma. As the Netherlands is always at the forefront of smart city development, he will give a keynote sharing the practices and use cases in Eindhoven. The founder of IOTA Foundation will also give a keynote on the distributed ledger technology applied in IoT, Identification, smart cities, M2M, and cyber security.
In addition, blockchain can improve smart living with its high security and efficiency. The Vice President of Pundi X SG, Ms. Peko Wan, and Co-Founder of NEM Foundation, Mr. Jeff McDonald will join the session to give their insights on use cases and policy planning of Smart Payment, Smart Contract and Smart Medical services.
ASVDA Invites Experts to Share Insights on the International Startup Ecosystem
To help local startups to understand the latest trend and technology development in different markets, InnoVEX along with ASVDA will invite international speakers to give a global view on the differences between startup ecosystems. Highlighted speakers include Manager of NRI, Mr. Masashi Sato who will not only give his insight on the Japanese ecosystem but also strategic planning to thrive. Professor Jeff Karp from Harvard University specialize in drug delivery, medical devices, stem cell therapeutics, and tissue adhesives. He is also an entrepreneur with over 100 international patents and for launched seven companies that have raised over $180 million in funding. Several technologies developed in his lab have led to multiple products currently in development or on the market. Dr. Laurent Le Guyader ; a long time friend of InnoVEX from French Tech Taiwan will also share his point of views. Having facilitated partnerships between Europe, and Taiwan at multiple levels; Dr. Guyader is a founding member of La French Tech and always play a role in bridging and innovation stakeholders from both investors and startups, connecting resources between the community of Taiwan and French Ecosystem, to help startup development in French Market.