In this age of globalization and technological change, one of the most essential tasks we face is to build innovative hubs that attract and keep movers and shakers. Top European startup cities such as London, Lisbon, Berlin, Vienna, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Paris, Copenhagen and Zurich offer great opportunities, a solid infrastructure and a high quality of life. But can we do even better? Join the discussion: How can we oil the innovation machine and create more progressive clusters? What should be done to connect the ecosystems to each other and to the global networks? What are the other parameters that play a role in the making of hubs?
Annika Pierson, Head of Strategy and Operations at The German Accelerator Cambridge, MA
Mei Wen, Founder of Startup Sweden
Sabine Ohler, Director of International Business, Vienna Business Agency
Moderator: Seda Röder, Founder of Sonophilia