Riva del Garda, Italy - 4-6  October 2012

Internet as Innovation Eco-System
Summit and Exhibition 2012 

Attend Riva del Garda Summit to make innovation happen!

EAI’s Inno-Summit brings together worldwide participation, offering unsurpassed opportunities to succeed through intelligent innovation and cooperation.  From individuals to the largest organizations, innovators come to EAI Summits to discuss ideas, apply knowledge, expand networks, and to learn and be recognized.  Read more...


About Workshops

Workshops cover a well-defined, specialized topical area within the general scope of the Summit and a specific Track. Workshops are organized to explore emerging technologies or demonstrate innovative solutions to novel technological challenges, or to report on applications/supporting technologies and encourage interaction between the panelists and the audience. Presentations delivered during the Summit workshops are based on abstracts that have been selected through the review process or invited directly by EAI. Abstracts presented will be included in the EAI Innovation Abstracts.

EAI Workshops enjoy a great degree of attendee participation and interaction.

Propose a Workshop

propose your idea through EAI's unqiue Inno-Match tool.

Market Trends & Society Impact Track

Men and women who have changed the world. Companies that perform outstandingly. Case history to get inspired from. Unique chances to be in touch with the most reknown innovators. This is what the “Market Trends and Society Impact” track is for. SIBs members who are eager to understand the world they live in, to identify the innovation trends that will make it a better place, to discover how their commitment could influence not only further technological developments but also engaging ICT in a positive way for societal changes, find here what they need. Read more about this track...

Education and Professional Enhancement Track

Find the right talent for your company, foster education and training initiatives, support student competitions, share your innovative training program: this track is aimed to facilitate SIBs members towards informative exchange about education and professional enhancement so to implement innovative approaches to college and university educationand make sure the academic environment is able to match the expectations of the business one. Read more about this track...

Dissemination and Personal Recognition Track

Share insight and your wisdom with the most qualified audience from the innovation environment: this track enables SIBs members to maximize the impact of their  ideas, business, products, services by making the world aware about them. Whether through a keynote speech or a dedicated publication, their impact on innovation will find its way to the right audience. Read more about this track...

Technology Transfer Track

Matchmaking is crucial to any business. Whether it is aimed to skills, knowledge, technologies, methods of manufacturing, samples of manufacturing or facilities; whether among governments or universities and other institutions, or among private organizations, to ensure that scientific and technological developments are accessible to a wider range of users who can then further develop and exploit the technology into new products, processes, applications, materials or services is this track’s main objective.  Read more about this track...

Policy and Regulation Track

Like no other environment, SIBs community enables  their members to play an active and effective role into the definition of standards, regulations and policies.  No one better than the innovators themselves know what work for them and how crucial the right policy may be. This track is for any member who wish to propose, share and evalutate current and future innovation policy, and is ready to play a leading role into transforming it. Read more about this track...

Funding and Business Development Track

The shape of funding is changing. SIBs community enables to investigate any opportunity, present projects, upload prototypes, get recognition and feedback from the grassroots community so to maximize any information about funding and investment and help members to access the counterparts they need to further develop their businesses. Read more about this track...

Upcoming Workshops

Day 1 - Funding Workshop (1st Part) 

Day 2 - Technology Transfer workshop - APPs VS Service Ecosystems: a transition from a micro- to a macro-economic approach

Day 2 - Funding Workshop (2nd Part)

Day 2 - Joint EAI-UNECE Workshop on the Role of Public Private Partnership (PPPs) in the field of Future Internet and Broadband Investments (in cooperation with Infinity Project) 

Day 2 - European Mobile and Mobility Industries Alliance Workshop

Day 2 - Understanding the complex financial world of Business Angels and Venture Capital

Day 2 - Workshop on Technology Transfer: Technology Transfer and Internationalization

Day 2 - Wellbeing by Innovation Workshop: perspectives on the future of product design and quality of life

Day 2 - Workshop on Technology Transfer - Microtech Identity: How technological developments become accessible to a wider range of users

Day 3 - Innovation By Design: Zooranet Workshop 

Day 3 - Market Trends Workshop: The Virtual Enterprise

Day 3 - Access to Finance Workshop (Mobicap)

Day 3 - Start Up and Business Plan Workshop: "Lean development for innovative digital startup"


Participate in a Workshop - email your interest at  info.summit@eai.eu

Participate as a Member of the Organizing Committee - review the upcoming Workshops above to determine which have open opportutnies for organizers and which Workshops match your expertise, and use the EAI Inno-Match tool to submit your interest to participate in the Workshop. You will be contacted directly by the organizer of the Workshop.

Participate by Submitting an Abstract - to take part as a presenter during the workshop you must review the upcoming Workshops above, select that which best matches your area and use the EAI Inno-Match tool to submit your interest and an abstract of the topic you would cover.

Participate by Reviewing Abstracts - you can take part in important part of innovation which is, community input and feedback. Review the Workshops above for those that have abstract reviews available and use the EAI Inno-Match tool to submit your interest as a Workshop abstract reviewer.

Attend a Workshop

Participate as an Attendee - review the upcoming Workshops below to see which interest you then register for the Summit and during the registration process you will be able to select those Workshops which you would like to attend. Note that Workshops generally have a fee to attend, unless the cost of the Workshop has been covered by a sponsorship. 

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