The European Social Innovation Forum has the mission to be a platform where the impact of new technologies on European society is addressed, debated and assessed. By engaging with stakeholders such as decision makers, academia, business partners, public society and opinion leaders, Hitachi is proud to contribute to the shaping of public policies and the solving of societal challenges, with an aim to ensure a better quality of life for European citizens.
Since 1998, the Hitachi Corporate Office, Europe has organized in different European capitals, the EU Hitachi Science & Technology Forum, a tradition which the Hitachi Brussels Forum now follows. Past topics related to the impact on European Society of new technologies and their application covered ICT, Energy, Transportation, Urbanization, Environment, Water, Healthcare and Life Sciences, amongst others.
What does Social Innovation mean for Hitachi? Our Social Innovation Business resolves issues faced by society and customers by combining advanced IT with infrastructure technologies, allowing us to provide total solutions. When you have expertise in both, you can innovate change on a global scale. We're developing solutions and infrastructure to serve the needs of growing urban environments—for the benefit of all. http://social-innovation.hitachi/eu/about/index.html