European Innovation Day The Digital Europe Conference

Created and organized by Mind the Bridge and co-organized with EIT Digital, EID (European Innovation Day) is the Digital Europe Conference in Silicon Valley.

An action oriented day bringing together the best of European technology, policy and innovation. Scheduled on September 20th, EID is the central event of SEC2SV Week that brings together the current and future EU UnicornsEU policy makers to meet the Silicon Valley digital economy stakeholders (more).
Topics discussed include:


  • Industry 4.0 – From manufacturing to automation
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics
  • Privacy and Data storage/transfer
  • Augmented Reality, AR / Virtual Reality, VR
  • EU Digital Single Market and the role of policy makers


Showcasing the next EU unicorns.
Scaleups meet Silicon Valley investors and industry leaders for partnership opportunities.

Past speakers

Henry Chesbrough

Executive Director, Center for Open Innovation UC Berkeley

Tim Draper

Partner, Draper Associates

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Julie Hanna

Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship

Larry Sonsini

Chairman, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Guenther Oettinger

EU Commissioner


Meet 2016 Scaleups

Report Startup Transatlantic M&As

Startup Transatlantic M&As: US vs. EU

The common wisdom is that acquisitions have played a central role in Silicon Valley’s success, and that buying startups is one of the fastest ways for companies to embrace disruption and keep innovating.

Mind the Bridge and CrunchBase have dug into CrunchBase database, to try to get some evidence of this phenomenon.



Computer History Museum
1401 N Shoreline Blvd,
Mountain View

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