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Join the and& from May 2-5 in Leuven to learn how technology will shape future city life (Sponsored)

From May 2 – 5 2018, the and& summit & festival will take place in Leuven, Belgium. It will challenge speakers and attendees alike to consider the intersection of art, technology, healthcare, and urban innovation.

For its inaugural edition, and& summit & festival will host well-known names such as Daan Roosegaarde, Carlo Ratti, Stefan Sagmeister, Johan Thijs, Lucy McRae, and Hiroshi Ishiguro to name a few. The theme this year will be ‘shaping future city life’.

Leuven, the host city of the event, is a vibrant town that also hosts one of Europe’s most innovative universities and a puzzle piece of what the European Commission recently called ‘the perfect European city’.

At the and& summit & festival, a well-selected worldwide collage of +100 thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs & artists of all backgrounds will explore the impact of health, tech & creativity on future city life. Expect 4 days & nights of inspiring talks, avant-garde music acts, a startup & scale-up forum, a tech expedition & art interventions in public space.

Startup demoday: A selection of the cream of the crop of Belgian startups will be presenting their business, innovative technologies & services. The present audience decides who wins the €50,000 worth of prizes. Click here to participate as a startup or for more info.

The scale-up forum: An attractive technology investment event introducing major success stories and the next generation of scale-ups. The invitation-only event is about promising technology companies with market traction and great scaling potential.

The very first edition of and& is on May 2-5 2018 in various citywide venues in the intimate city of Leuven, Belgium. Sounds interesting? Secure your tickets now!

Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).

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