Professor Antoine Jerusalem honoured by the Young Scientist program at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Professor Antoine Jerusalem has been honoured by the World Economic Forum by being invited to contribute to the Young Scientist program, an initiative convening leaders from across the science and technology communities for the Forum’s 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions.

Each year, the World Economic Forum selects 40 extraordinary scientists under the age of 40 to participate alongside business and political leaders in the Annual Meeting of the New Champions in China. These scientists are selected from all regions of the world and from a wide range of disciplines to bring value to the Meeting by contributing their scientific perspective and delivering the most up-to-date trends from various fields of science.

Professor Antoine Jerusalem of the Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering group has been invited to to speak about his work on Brain Mechanics at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the New Champions, to be held in Tianjin, People’s Republic of China on the 10th-12th of September.

The foremost global gathering on innovation, entrepreneurship and technology, the event aims to:

  • Contribute breakthrough scientific ideas and innovations transforming economies and societies worldwide
  • Catalyse strategic and operational agility within organizations with respect to technological disruption
  • Connect with the next generation of research pioneers and business innovators reshaping global, industry and regional agendas
  • Raise awareness of the promise of scientific research and highlight the increasing importance of R&D efforts
  • Inform government and industry leaders about what must be done to overcome regulatory and institutional roadblocks to innovation
  • Identify and advocate new models of collaboration and partnership that will enable new technologies to address our most pressing challenges

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