Young Innovators Award 2018

Jun 11 2018 - 6.00 p.m. - Bologna Business School - Via degli Scalini 18 - Bologna

The Young Innovators Award 2018, established by the Italian edition of MIT Technology Review, the journal of MIT for innovation, rewards the best young innovators of 2018, coming from the world of academic and business research. Italy was the first country, after the United States, to realize this initiative, present today in 12 countries of the world. The eighth edition, organized in collaboration with Bologna Business School, will take place at Villa Guastavillani on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 June. The 11 finalist innovators will be awarded at the event.



Monday June 11 
6.00 p.m.: Welcome Speech and Introduction

Massimo Bergami, Dean Bologna Business School
Romano Prodi, Foundation for World Wide Cooperation and
President of the BBS Steering Committee

6.15 p.m.: Expert Panel
“Engineering and science: new division of labor in industrial research”

David Rotman, Senior Editor at Large MIT Technology Review USA
Gianfelice Rocca, President Techint and Istituto Clinico Humanitas
Adriana Maggi, Professor of Pharmacological Biotechnology UniMilano
Michele Perrino, CEO Medtronic Italia
Alessandro Ovi, President MIT Technology Review Italia


Tuesday June 12 
9.30 a.m.: Presentation of the Young Innovators

Alessandro Ovi, President MIT Technology Review Italia
Riccardo Fini, Associate Dean, Bologna Business School

12.30 p.m.: Awarding Ceremony
1.00 a.m: Farewell Drinks



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