AI-assisted invention pioneer Iprova and global technology giant Microsoft have joined forces to launch a new conference to look at the successes, issues and challenges in the fascinating and rapidly-developing area of AI-assisted invention.  The new conference, “The AI-Assisted Invention Summit”, brings together technology experts and academics, as well as current and potential future users of the approach. The event takes place on Tuesday 4th June in Lausanne, Switzerland, within the prestigious surroundings of IMD, the leading international business school which is well-known for having an important role in the study and development of innovation. In addition to the key role played by both Microsoft, in jointly organising the event with Iprova, and IMD, by hosting the event, the summit is also supported by leading intellectual property law firm Potter Clarkson and by EPFL Innovation Park, the leading Swiss deep tech innovation hub.

Iprova CEO and Founder, Julian Nolan, commented “The conference focusses on AI-Assisted Invention in Action and will showcase the latest advances in Artificial Intelligence thinking and technology for invention,  highlighting ground-breaking real-life use cases and mapping out how AI-assisted invention could develop in the future. This event is a “must-attend” for anyone responsible for innovation, R&D or intellectual property in their organisation.”

Commenting on the launch of the summit, Mohamad Ali Mahfouz, Technology Specialist Manager at Microsoft said “Invention and innovation are critical to many of our customers.  The challenge for them is how to harness the power of AI to revolutionise throughout the innovation and invention process and so this conference will be an important step in helping them to both understand and capitalise on the opportunities that AI brings.

Julian Nolan concluded: “This summit not only brings together delegates from across multiple sectors, its organisers and supporters also approach this critical topic from different, but all highly relevant, angles.  However, what unites all those involved is a recognition that AI-assisted invention offers huge potential for many organisations and that now is the time to take advantage of it.”


NB. Registration for the AI-Assisted Invention Summit is now open here.

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