Aspal - the Sardinian Agency for Active Labor Policies and the Regional Programming Center of the Sardinia Region - will in fact open their offices within the Mind the Bridge Innovation Center in San Francisco. An innovation antenna to intercept evolutionary trends and to offer support services to Sardinian companies in their quest to attract funding and enhance the Sardinian productive system.
According to the new Report “Government Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley”, presented today by Mind the Bridge during its Scaleup Summit program in San Francisco, the role of government agencies is becoming more and more relevant in supporting and bridging innovation between California and the respective home country.
Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, interviewed by Marco Marinucci in this exclusive Mind the Chat. The discussion spans from the role of science and research in Europe today, to the opportunities created by the European Green Deal, with a deep dive on the successor of Horizon 2020, called Horizon EU a ~€100B program that will deeply impact the outcome of the research and innovation in Europe and globally.
In this Mind the Chat, Marco Marinucci meets Federico Faggin. Not an ordinary Silicon Valley entrepreneur, nor an ordinary physicist nor "ordinary inventor" - his material achievements in physics, electronics and, generally speaking, our lives (just think microprocessor and touchscreen) are countless - but even in the range of extra-ordinary, he might be off the chart. In this chat, they focus on his current field of focus: study the nature of consciousness, as a direct consequence of an extra-corporeal experience experience he had in 1989.
Policy Hackathon run by Mind the Bridge in partnership with Dell, during the 2019 Startup Europe Comes to Silicon Valley (SEC2SV) mission, in order to explore innovative ways to address some of today’s most pressing policy issues faced by global innovators and entrepreneurs.