How the collaboration between entrepreneurs, science, technology and the arts is crucial for contemporary economies and societies?
The digital transformation consists of technological and digital innovation of businesses, industries, companies, products and services, in order to increase the competitiveness and economic growth of the countries, in a sustainable way. Thus, issues such as the importance of the green digital transition, the leading role of Portugal in the digital transformation in Europe, the inclusion of artistic thinking in research and innovation practices in science and technology as factors that promote the digital transition of economic sectors, the networking in different regions of Europe and the role of artists and institutions in sustainability, will be some of the topics discussed in the first talk of the Serralves S+T+ARTS Talks series.
The talk focused on the Portuguese and European context, discussing the emerging role of the arts in promoting and implementing the green digital transition. Portuguese cases will be addressed, in the context of the current EU presidency, and links will be established to the European Digital Innovation Poles as well as possible contributions from national organizations to this transformation.
“The emerging role of the arts in the green digital transition – the case of Portugal: how the collaboration between entrepreneurs, science, technology and the arts is crucial for contemporary economies and societies”, hosted the Secretary of State for Digital Transition, André de Aragão Azevedo, the President of the Board of Directors of the Serralves Foundation, Ana Pinho, the Senior Expert at the European Commission, Ralph Dum, MEP Eva Kaili and artist Leonel Moura. The debate was moderated by Luis Miguel Girão, specialist in the processes of interaction between art, science and technology.