Discussing the Future

Discussing the Future

By Technical University of Denmark - Copenhagen Optic DTU


Photonics in 2048 workshop was organized on 13 May 2016 in Copenhagen successfully. The workshop was held under the supervision of DTU Fotonik Innovation agent Monika Luniewska Jensen and the presentations were judged by DTU Fotonik’s Director Lars–Ulrik Aaen Andersen. 

The workshop started with Monika introducing the participants about the exponential technologies and few inspirational start-up examples. She shared her experiences from Singularity University and highlighted how to envision the future technologies. Later she asked the teams to discuss and come up with possible future technologies/solutions with a purpose.

The groups divided into teams based on their interests – Big data/AI, Self-diagnostics, IoT and 3D Printing. The teams brainstormed on the topics over pizza and drinks. They finally came up with presentations envisioning how photonics will shape the above mentioned technologies. They presented their visionsto Lars–Ulrik and got valuable feedback from everyone. There was a tie between Self-diagnostics and IoT teams. So, they were given 30 more minutes to prepare a 1-minute pitch following which team Self-diagnostics was announced as the winner.

The guests were thanked for such a valuable session and the winners will be given their awards (Sennheiser HD 201 headphones) soon.

Lastly, the discussions on what and how technologies will shape the future continued throughout the dinner.

Posted: 16 June 2016 by Technical University of Denmark - Copenhagen Optic DTU | with 0 comments