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Monday, 19 May 2014

Futurium interviews ICREA Professor Clivia Sotomayor

Futurium is the online platform launched by the European Commission to facilitate a broad reflection on future European policies.

Futurium is the online platform launched by the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology of the European Commission to facilitate a broad reflection on future European policies. It combines the informal character of social networks with the methodological approach of foresights to engage stakeholders in the co-creation of futures and policy ideas that matter to them.

Recently this platform interviewed ICREA Professor Clivia Sotomayor, leader of the ICN2 Phononic and Photonic Nanostructures Group (P2N). During the podcast she describes how the future will develop for in the field of nanophononics applied to semiconductors. In particular, she emphasizes the necessity of gaining an understanding on the quantum process involving protons in the view of applications in the energy and information processing sectors. She also introduces the main challenges of the field and explains how policies could help in overcoming them.

 

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Futurium website