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EPoSS completes the versatile conference program

Mar 1, 2019

Already considered a sound tradition: the EPoSS - the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration organises various events during the conference of Smart Systems Integration in Barcelona from 10 - 11 April 2019. In addition to the varied conference program, the event also offers an accompanying exhibition and an extensive supporting program.

EPoSS events revolve around trend-setting topics

The European network EPoSS has set itself the goal of establishing sustainable initiatives set to promote the technological development in the European research landscape in the field of smart systems. At Smart Systems Integration, the EPoSS offers a varied program on topics relevant to the future.

Prior to the official start of the conference on 9 April 2019, the EPoSS will host working groups meetings on the following topics: “Transport”, “Factory Automation & Robotics”, “Healthy Living”, “Applied MNBS”, “Energy”, “Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources”, and “Key Technologies”. On 10th April, they will be organising a Session on “Smart Systems in the Future European Funding Landscape” (11:05 - 12:45h) followed by a Session on “Smart Systems for Energy” (13:45 - 15:25h). All participants are welcome to enter into discussions with national public authorities as well as European Commission´s representatives, cluster organisations, ECSEL Joint Undertaking and industry on the future funding landscape for smart systems in Europe. During the second session, the focus will lay on industrial innovations and the latest research results on Smart Systems for energy applications. The listed EPoSS events are included in the visitor ticket.

Further information on EPoSS and the latest news on Smart Systems Integration can be found at and on LinkedIn under EPoSS association.

Conference and exhibition offer numerous highlights

Conference participants can look forward to five keynote speeches by experts from internationally renowned companies and research institutions: Hewlett Packard Espanola S. L., RWTH Aachen, Fundacion Cidetec, European Commission and Delft University of Technology. In addition, they will be offered 52 top-class lectures by international speakers from science and industry as well as a panel discussion on the subject of "Future aspects of smart integrated systems". There will also be a new event hosted by the Dresdner Smart Systems HUB: "Hardware, Software and Connectivity - enabling smart systems for various IoT applications". The session deals with the core areas of the Smart Systems Hub - Enabling IoT: the comprehensive integration of hardware, software and connectivity (5G) as the basis of our digital future.

At the exhibition, highly specialized exhibitors from industry and research will present their solutions. New this year is the "Speakers Special", which enables first-time speakers at the conference to present their company with a table-top area. Participating companies are CEA-Léti, Europractice and Micro Systems Technologies Management AG.

The extensive supporting program includes a pre-conference field trip to the Hewlett-Packard's R&D Centre and the traditional conference dinner at the "Palau Requesens", a medieval Gothic palace in the old city of Barcelona.


The complete conference program, registration and further information are available at

EPoSS completes the versatile conference programm
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About Mesago Messe Frankfurt
Mesago, founded in 1982 and located in Stuttgart, specializes in exhibitions and conferences on various topics of technology. The company belongs to the Messe Frankfurt Group. Mesago operates internationally and is not tied to a specific venue. With 140 members of staff Mesago organizes events for the benefit of more than 3,300 exhibitors and over 110,000 trade visitors, conference delegates and speakers from all over the world. Numerous trade associations, publishing houses, scientific institutes and universities work with Mesago closely as advisers, co-organizers and partners. (

Background information on Messe Frankfurt
Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, conference and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds. With more than 2,500* employees at 30 locations, the company generates annual sales of around €715* million. Thanks to its far-reaching ties with the relevant sectors and to its international sales network, the Group looks after the business interests of its customers effectively. A comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services. With its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main, the company is owned by the City of Frankfurt (60 percent) and the State of Hesse (40 percent). For more information, please visit our website at:
*preliminary figures 2018

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