Malaga will host European technology for two days. On November 22 and 23, more than 400 international experts will meet in the Andalusian city on the occasion of EmTech Spain 2012, a technological meeting organized by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Technology Review.
It is the second time that a space has been held in the capital of the Costa del Sol, where a political strategy to support technology and entrepreneurs converge; and a coexistence of large companies with small companies and universities, as highlighted by the presentation of the Spanish Technology Review editor, Pedro Moneo.
In addition, the University of Malaga (UMA) will officially participate for the first time in the Spanish edition of EmTech, unique in Europe, to which the editions of the United States, India, China and Latin America are added, specifically in Colombia and soon in Colombia Mexico. In this way, “we are trying to implement EmTech in the capitals of the world of technology,” Moneo explained.
At the conference, “the most important in the field of technology that is held throughout the year at the University,” said the editor of Technology Review, will meet technology gurus, young Spanish innovators and entrepreneurs and investors.
The editor of Technology Review in Spanish has highlighted the “special” nature of the Spanish edition of EmTech for two reasons: the rise of the Internet and technology in Spanish and the transformation that the countries in the area are experiencing. “Latin America is having” a very strong growth “and” a very rapid technological convergence “, which will lead to the world of Internet and technology in Spanish having” many business opportunities. “And that from Spain” we should see as a very interesting growth opportunity, “he said.
EmTech Spain 2012, which will coincide on the first day with the Málaga Valley Club meeting, promoted by the leading entrepreneurs and researchers of Malaga in new technologies, is based on three components, as Moneo explained.
A conversation with the main technological agents, the Investment Forum, which will be represented “virtually” all Spanish investment funds, along with the main European and some Americans, with 25 projects to choose from, and, according to Scott Cooper Florida, “the most promising piece of EmTech”, In the opinion of the editor: the second edition of the TR35 Spain awards, aimed at the 10 young people under 35 with more innovative potential.