The SmartFIRE team hosted an exhibition booth, along with 24 other Futures’ Research and Development and Innovation success stories, at the Net Futures 2015 conference organized by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT on March 25-26, 2015 in Brussels. This exhibition stand, shared with the FLEX project, was the opportunity to present the SmartFIRE project and showcase results and experience gained from the project activities.
On this occasion, the SmartFIRE team proudly introduced the SmartFIRE platform, developed as an open experimental platform able to serve as a vehicle for the experimental evaluation of the upcoming networking architectures.
In addition to the exhibitions, Net Futures 2015 offered a rich programme of three plenary sessions and nine thematic workshops focusing on Research & Innovation, Market Validation and Go-to-Market aspects. The event, which succeeded in building on a strong Future Internet Assembly legacy, bringing in key stakeholders from the Future Internet community, was the prefect place to present SmartFIRE main outcomes to date. Net Future 2015 gathered around 1000 attendees, involving companies, organizations and people in research and innovation, market validation and Living Lab research, business development, entrepreneurship and enterprise strategy and policy making.