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Tune into our final day here for free

Unlocking the power of emerging technologies is key to tackling the toughest challenges we’re facing as a planet.

That is why the final day of the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit is open, and free to attend for anyone who wants to understand and build the world of tomorrow. 

Play the big Pint of Science / Hello Tomorrow Quiz

Take part in our quiz LIVE at 16:15 CET, and compete for the chance to win a free pass to next year’s Global Summit!


9:00 AM  : Launching Europe’s Deep Tech Factory
Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General Research and Innovation at European Commission
Antoine Gourévitch – Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group
Moderated by Arnaud de la Tour, CEO and Co-founder at Hello Tomorrow

9:30 AM  : Opening remarks
9:35 AM  : Breaking boundaries : Our Earth and its limits

Owen Gaffney, Global sustainability strategist at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

10:05 AM  : Will yeast and microbes soon power our lives?
Jens Nielsen, Professor at Chalmers and CEO of BioInnovation Institute
10:50 AM  : As easy as Pi – Bridging the gap between Maths and Society
Sylvie Benzoni, Director of Institut Henri Poincaré
Isabelle Loc, Head of Real Assets at BNP Paribas
Moderated by Sarah Pedroza, COO at Hello Tomorrow
11:20 AM  : Inequality: regaining control of our future
Richard Wilkinson, Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology
at the University of Nottingham
1:30 PM  : Is this real life? Is this just fantasy? – The use of synthetic media
Mariarosaria Taddeo, Senior Researcher Fellow at Oxford Internet Institute. Sam Gregory, Director at WITNESS.
Henry Ajder, Advisor on Deepfakes. Moderated by

Tom Whipple, Science Editor at The Times

2:00 PM  : Quantum cryptography demystified
Elham Kashefi, Research Director at CNRS
2:45 PM  : Turning Pollution into Products
Michael Köpke, VP of Synthetic Biology at Lanzatech
3:15 PM  : Securing our food systems with programmable molecules

Vishaal Bhuyan, CEO at Aanika Biosciences

3:45 PM  : Geopolitics of Deep Tech – 2020 Insights
Massimo Portincaso, Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group

Arnaud de la Tour, CEO and Co-founder at Hello Tomorrow 

4:15 PM  : The big Pint of Science / Hello Tomorrow Quiz
Elodie Chabrol, International Director at Pint of Science
5:00 PM  : Global Challenge Grand Winner announcement

The 6th edition of the annual Hello Tomorrow Global Startup Challenge saw over 5000 applications from 128 countries, with 90 startups selected as finalists to pitch their cutting-edge solutions during the Global Summit.

From aeronautics to environment, 14 categories will announce one winner, and the ceremony will close with the announcement of the overall Grand Winner, to be awarded a €100,000 prize by our Worldwide Partner BNP Paribas.

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