Spain had five representatives at the GP20 Innovation League, with the Enisa seal, to show politicians and investors the ability of innovation to respond to the needs of society.
At the event, organized on the occasion of the Italian presidency of the G20, GreeMko, Butler, Lullaai, SofiaThinks and Tucuvi, the companies chosen by Enisa, competed with the rest of the European states in five categories that respond to the five main challenges that humanity currently faces: cleantech, AI, IoT and wearables, green mobility and healthcare.
The event was attended by Luigi di Maio, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs, who highlighted how the meeting was a great opportunity “To elaborate and discuss some of the main and most urgent issues facing our society”.
Jorge Portillo de Armenteras, Edward Hamilton, Amelia Hunter, José Murillo and María González, CEOs of these companies, presented their solutions accompanied by José Bayón, CEO of ENISA. «It has been an enriching meeting not only due to the participation of our companies, but also due to the cooperation between public and private innovation actors, emerging companies and companies on a global scale of the innovation ecosystem such as venture capital funds, innovative startups , experts and relevant corporations for identified key areas of focus that we have been there ».
The initiative was organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Italian Trade Agency (ITA-ICE), the Italian National Innovation Fund (FNI-CDP Venture Capital) and SIMEST, in collaboration with the Ministry of Italian Economic Development and the Ministry of Innovation and Digital Transition.