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The way towards the Internet of Things: Open Standards vs Silos

Dates:
  • Fri 15 Nov 2019 09.30 - 17.15
  Add to Calendar 2019-11-15 9:30 2019-11-15 17:15 Europe/Paris The way towards the Internet of Things: Open Standards vs Silos

The Conference The way towards the Internet of Things: Open Standards vs Silos is organised in the context of the project Innovation and Intellectual Property in the digital age. Global challenges and European responses . Interoperability, that is the ability of two or more systems or components to communicate and share services with each other, represents one of the key challenges at the heart of the Internet of Things (IoT) and different models to produce, transfer and commercialise innovation are emerging. The Conference will discuss the controversies regarding standards and interoperability in IoT with a specific focus on the implications for technological advancement and competition policy. The first session Interoperability in IoT: open standards versus Silos will address the implications for competition and innovation of the different paths towards realizing the IoT, while the second panel will focus on crucial issues in Patent licensing in IoT discussing the current licensing practices of SEPs and the need for facilitating access to standardized technologies. During the afternoon, the panel The industrial Internet of Things will offer the opportunity to discuss one the most dynamic sectors of the industrial IoT with some of the key actors of its policy and business community. The event also features a keynote speech from a prominent representative of the European Commission, focused on the innovation and standardisation policies adopted to ensuring the competitiveness of the European industry.

Refectory - Badia Fiesolana DD/MM/YYYY
  Refectory - Badia Fiesolana

The Conference The way towards the Internet of Things: Open Standards vs Silos is organised in the context of the project Innovation and Intellectual Property in the digital age. Global challenges and European responses . Interoperability, that is the ability of two or more systems or components to communicate and share services with each other, represents one of the key challenges at the heart of the Internet of Things (IoT) and different models to produce, transfer and commercialise innovation are emerging. The Conference will discuss the controversies regarding standards and interoperability in IoT with a specific focus on the implications for technological advancement and competition policy. The first session Interoperability in IoT: open standards versus Silos will address the implications for competition and innovation of the different paths towards realizing the IoT, while the second panel will focus on crucial issues in Patent licensing in IoT discussing the current licensing practices of SEPs and the need for facilitating access to standardized technologies. During the afternoon, the panel The industrial Internet of Things will offer the opportunity to discuss one the most dynamic sectors of the industrial IoT with some of the key actors of its policy and business community. The event also features a keynote speech from a prominent representative of the European Commission, focused on the innovation and standardisation policies adopted to ensuring the competitiveness of the European industry.


Location:
Refectory - Badia Fiesolana

Affiliation:
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Type:
Conference

Contact:
RSCAS Conference Centre - Send a mail

Attachment:
Final Programme

Links:
https://fsr.eui.eu/communications-media/research/innovation-and-intellectual-property-in-the-digital-age-global-challenges-and-european-responses/

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