The Leading House Latin America is holding its first Science and Innovation Summit at the University of St. Gallen. This multidisciplinary networking event will include research talks, panel discussions and world cafés to deep dive into the most pressing issues in the region.
Leading and emerging experts from across Switzerland, Europe, and Latin America will take part, drawing on a range of disciplines, including Life Sciences, Engineering, Maths, Art, Humanities, and Business.
The Leading House network will present the state of the art and funding instruments as well as showcase Swiss institutions that work together to foster science and innovation in Latin America. Topics during these two days will include: digital transformation, STEM (gender and equality), academic diasporas and brain drain, startups and new technologies, sustainability and ecoinnovation as well as trends towards circular economy, urban labs and smart cities.