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CELTIC-NEXT Event 2014 and Proposers Day

April 23, 2014 - April 24, 2014

CELTIC-NEXT Event and Proposers’ Day in Monaco
The Event was held 23 April 2014
The Proposers’ Day was held on 24 April. The proposals are linked further down.
Wednesday 23 April 2014 – Event Presentations

Opening Speech
Serge PIERRYVES , Directeur de l’Expansion Economique
(Business Development Agency), Monaco
EUREKA Norwegian Chair – Priorities
Kristin Danielsen, The Norwegian Research Council
Secure Cloud Technology & Services (tbc)
Janne Järvinen, F-Secure, Finland
“LTE state-of the art”
Frédéric Pujol, iDATE, France
CELTIC-NEXT, achievements, and future directions
Jacques Magen, CELTIC-NEXT Chair
Valérie Blavette, CELTIC-NEXT Vice Chair
Augmented reality
Vincent Marcatté, VP open innovation Orange Labs, France
“City of Oulu came through big structural change and has still been chosen twice as the most intelligent city in Europe”
Janne Mustonen, Business Oulu
5G PPP, Objectives and Opportunities
Bernard Barani, DG CONNECTE – Deputy Head of Unit E1- “Network Technologies”
Network Functions Virtualization: Promises and Progress
Yuri Gittik, RAD/ Israel
Celtic Award winners presentations:
Panel session – (collocated WIMA and CELTIC-NEXT) “Mobile technologies and contactless services for Smart Cities”
Moderator: Pierre Métivier, Managing Director, Forum SMSC
Dynamic Smart City concepts have been emerging in many cities accross Europe in recent years and are revolutionizing and facilitating the everyday life of the citizen, who want to be connected anytime, anywhere and in any place. A growing infrastructure supported by fast, secure and reliable networks, offer new interoperable contactless city services for transport, payments, commerce, tourism and administrations, using the latest mobile technologies including NFC, BLE QR and pervasive cloud computing techniques.
Smart Cities are a part of the evolving Internet of Things (IoT), which will create tens of billions of new communicating objects and sensors, all generating real time data. Large scale Smart City deployments, need to receive and process efficiently the “Big Data” generated by the growing number of devices through the development of effective cloud services able to manage the data in a secure and safe environment.
Join this not to be missed panel discussion with insights from WIMA and CELTIC-NEXT industry experts, around the key mobile technologies and contactless services at the forefront of Smart Cities.
Panelists (tbc):

  • Martin Peronnet, CEO Monaco Telecom
  • Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, CEO Connecthings
  • Laurent Manteau, Gemalto, France
  • Sinem Altuncu, CardtekGroup – Chief Financial Officer
  • Damien Legrand, Orange/ France
  • Juan Rico, TST-Sistems/ Spain (TILAS – smart city concept)

Thurday 24 April 2014 – Technical Session, Invited project presentations:

“SPECTRA: Spectrum and energy efficiency in 4G communication systems and beyond”
Lorenzo Iacobelli, Thales, France
Secured Embedded Element for Cloud (SEED4C)
Jean-Marc Lambert, Gemalto, France
Strategic path to 5G
Mustafa Ergen, VP of Technology, Turk Telekom Argela
Process and Recommendations for CELTIC-NEXT Proposals
Heinz Brüggemann, Director Celtic Office
Research Priorities and funding aspects. Chair Jacques Magen, CELTIC-NEXT.
Round table discussion of Public Authorities:

  • Finland (Tijna Nurmi, TEKES)
  • France (Geoffroy Hermann, DGCIS, tbc)
  • Germany (Katrin Gassner, VDI/VDE, tbc)
  • Spain (Óscar Fernández Moyano, CDTI)
  • Sweden (Andreas Aurelius, VINNOVA)
  • Israel (Effi Bergida)
  • Yavuz Bayhan, Tübitak, Turkey

CELTIC-NEXT Proposers’ Day – Proposal Presentations:


April 23, 2014
April 24, 2014


Monaco, Germany
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