From medieval Catalan philosophy to neuroelectronics
Those were two of the topics featured on the EYE Catalunya programme on 16 June 2015
The fourth programme of EYE Catalunya with the collaboration of the Public Diplomacy Council of Catalonia was broadcasted on Tuesday 16 June. EYE Catalunya is a technological platform internationally promoting the most creative innovators living in Catalonia.
Each guest has six minutes to present their project, six minutes to answer an interviewer’s questions and six minutes to answer questions from members of the public or people following the broadcast over the internet
The German philosopher and mediaevalist Alexander Fidora was the first guest. He has focused a great part of his speech on explaining how confrontations between Judaism, Islamism and Christianity have contributed to the formation of European culture.
The second guest on the programme was the businesswoman Ana Maiques, co-founder of Starlab and currently business development manager of Neuroelectrics. In 2014, Maiques was awarded third prize in the European Union’s Women Innovators awards.
In her speech Ana explained why she believes that the science can be a business model.
The third guest was John Stone, from Canada, who has carried out research into the use of English as a language of culture in 18th century Barcelona. Stone explained who were those who used the English language back in the 18th century in Barcelona and were the reasons for them to use it.
Last updated: 30 October 2015