Technology brokerage event at the Winter Olympics -- 2-3 March, Turin

February 7, 2006

Brussels, 06 Feb 2006

The Alps Innovation Relay Centre (IRC) will hold a technology brokerage event during the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy and 2 and 3 March.

The event will address the state of the art in:

  • technologies for disabled people (robotics, mechatronics and bioengineering);

  • new materials and textiles (used in the production of wintersport equipment - particular attention will be paid to the development and use of nanotechnologies);

  • localisation and rescue systems (case studies related to the use of advanced technologies for improving safety in mountain areas).

Further information

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