See and hear about the results of Celtic-Plus projects
Results of 13 commercially important Celtic-Plus projects had been presented in presentations and at the related exhibition. The prototypes evolving from these projects allowed the visitors to experience in an interactive and playful way the technological progress made in those projects. The project-teams explained and demonstrated the exhibition visitors their research results.
Panel on Business impacts of Celtic-Plus projects
The panel was moderated by Juana Sanchez from the Spanish funding agency CDTI. The panellists where from: BT (UK), INDRA (Spain), Qosmotec (Germany), Nokia and VTT (both from Finland). Major results and progress have been reported in large spectrum from high Broadband connectivity, Security, Industry 4.0, 5G and enhanced Video Services. The Celtic Framework was seen as the ideal environment to realize close to the market projects including standardisations and prototyping.
Witness of the Celtic-Plus Award
On 24 May 2018, four Celtic-Plus projects were awarded for their outstanding work. Three projects received the Excellence Award (GOLD, CONVINCE and UPSC) and one project received the Celtic-Plus Innovation Award (SIGMONA). The Celtic-Plus Innovation Award will also be handend over on May 24th. The awards were presented to the winners by Celtic-Plus Vice-Chairs Valerie Blavette from Orange and Riza Durucasugil from Netas and the national public authorities of the coordinating countries: Finland, France, Sweden and Turkey.
Two interesting Keynote presentation were shown the first presented by Leo M Kärkkäinen from Nokia provided insights on how Artificial Intelligence is used for disruptive digitalization of industry. The second was presented by Mesut Sen Product from Netaş and it provided an interesting view on Internet of Things and implications on Industry 4.0.
What comes after Celtic-Plus?
The Celtic Office Director Peter Herrmann explained the plans towards CELTIC-NEXT. Indeed Celtic-Plus will end at the end of this year. ‘To continue the good work the Celtic-Plus Core Group decided to apply for a follow up cluster CELTIC-NEXT that should start in January 2019. The application for endorsement of CELTIC-NEXT by EUREKA has been filed and the decision will be known at the end of the month of June.
Photos from the Event