Soon the 8th Startup OLÉ event will take place. The BISITE Research Group and AIR Institute will take part in the event to showcase its national and international projects. From 5 to 7 September, Salamanca will host, as every year, one of the biggest events of entrepreneurship, innovation and investors held in Spain.

This year, thousands of people from 120 countries, 1,500 startups and innovative SMEs, 900 speakers and more than 300 corporations and investors are expected to participate. The event will feature high-profile speakers such as Toma Sutic, Member of the Cabinet of Vice-President Suica of the European Commission, Tony Jin Yong, Chief Representative of Huawei to the EU institutions, and the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel, who will speak at the official opening of the event.

Innovation, technology and entrepreneurship at Startup Olé 2022

On this occasion, the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de Castilla y León will be the main stage of the event and the AIR Institute and BISITE’s stand will be located there. We will show different projects, related to the electronics area, as well as our training offer in new technologies and the free courses that are being developed on the e4you platform.

On the other hand, the event will serve as a venue for some activities framed in the Centr@Tec Programme, among them: the IoT Innovation Seminar on processes and design of products and services and the Digital Transformation Workshop: New Challenges in Technology and Cybersecurity for Organisations on 5 and 6 September, respectively. These conferences are organised by the Institute for Business Competitiveness of Castilla y León (ICE) in collaboration with Air Institute with the aim of connecting and sharing knowledge and experience in technology with SMEs and startups attending Startup Olé.

If you are interested in innovation and entrepreneurship you can not miss this event, free registration here.

Posted by Juan M. Corchado

Juan Manuel Corchado (15 May 1971, Salamanca, Spain) is Professor at the University of Salamanca. He has been Vice-Rector for Research from 2013 to 2017 and Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Elected as Dean of the Faculty of Science twice, he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He leads the renowned BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology) Research Group, created in 2000. Director of the IoT Digital Innovation Hub and President of the AIR Institute, J. M. Corchado is also Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and Member of the Advisory Group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). J. M. Corchado has been president of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and academic coordinator of the University Institute for Research in Art and Animation Technology at the University of Salamanca, as well as researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). He currently combines all his activity with the direction of Master programmes in Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z System, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management, and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca and his work as editor-in-chief of the journals ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section). J. M. Corchado mainly works on projects related to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, IoT, Fog Computing, Edge Computing, Smart Cities, Smart Grids and Sentiment Analysis. He has recently been included in the board of trustees of the AstraZeneca Foundation, along with other health professionals and researchers recognised for bringing scientific knowledge closer to society.