Grand Duchy of Luxembourg – The inaugural Future of Materials Summit has begun at the European Convention Centre in Luxembourg. The Summit brings together global policy and business leaders to show how new materials becoming available now will shape the future.
On the first day, speakers explored how we face huge environmental challenges and how we must re-invent and re-imagine life as we know it in order to find solutions.
Materials play a defining role in our society and always have. We have new and exciting products on the market now which put humanity on the brink of a new golden age of materials.
Nano-materials are critical for improving European industry competitiveness and product innovations. The EU Commission R&D department estimates that 70% of all new product innovation involves materials with improved properties.
Tomorrow´s winning companies will emerge from disruptive ideas that are focused on improving lives and solving societal problems.
The Future of Materials Summit takes place in Luxembourg on 13-14 November and will focus on Innovations such as 3D printing and robotics.