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Fujitsu Innovation Gathering comes to Paris Taking place at the Parc Floral de Paris, on June 9th, 2016

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News facts:

  • Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe’s annual showcase event to be held In France for the first time.
  • Latest technologies on show major on the digital transformation process.
  • Awards ceremony for Fujitsu Linked Open Data Competition for France.
  • Taking place at the Parc Floral de Paris on June 9th, preceded by the annual Fujitsu Partners Convention on June 8th.
London and Paris, January 19, 2016 – Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd. and Fujitsu France have announced today that the 2016 Fujitsu Innovation Gathering will be held on June 9th at the Parc Floral de Paris, alongside the French leg of the Fujitsu World Tour 2016. The annual showcase for Fujitsu Laboratories in Europe, the ‘Fujitsu Innovation Gathering’, provides a unique opportunity to see Fujitsu’s latest technologies – often for the first time outside of Japan. For 2016, the focus is on applying R&D to solve real-world issues and accelerate the process of digital transformation, with a major emphasis on open innovation and co-creation. Key technologies on show will include Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe’s advanced data analytics expertise, integrated with its proven deep-learning, graph network and social analysis tools – demonstrated for financial technology and tourism applications. Other exciting planned demonstrations include solutions for intelligent transportation, wearable devices to facilitate hands-free operations in advanced manufacturing, and Fujitsu’s latest advances in imaging and contactless image stitching, deployed for healthcare and archiving applications respectively.
The Fujitsu World Tour is the world’s largest IT roadshow, attracting more than 10,000 experts during 18 events held on five continents. During the one-day event in Paris, visitors will be able to attend a series of high level presentations and technical sessions hosted by Fujitsu experts and partners. A specially created ‘City of the Future’ will include over 40 demonstrations, in addition to the latest solutions and innovations on show from Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe. Fujitsu’s Channel Partners will be given an exclusive preview on the previous day, when Fujitsu France is also holding its annual Select Expert Convention at the Parc Floral de Paris. This strategic event for Fujitsu Channel Partners represents an important opportunity for Fujitsu to share its strategy and vision, as well as celebrating outstanding Partner contributions.
In addition, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe and Fujitsu France are holding a special Fujitsu Linked Open Data Competition, designed to encourage the use of Linked Open Data as a way of creating valuable new applications for the public and private sectors. Open to both individuals and organisations, it highlights how the ability to link the many different sources of Open Data can play a vital role in the future, thanks to its potential for improving science, business, and society.
Full details of the Fujitsu Innovation Gathering and the Fujitsu Linked Open Data Competition for France will be announced shortly.

About Fujitsu

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions, and services. Approximately 159,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$40 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2015. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.

About Fujitsu EMEIA

Fujitsu enables customers to capitalize on digital opportunities with confidence, by helping them to balance robust ICT and digital innovation. The leading information and communication technology (ICT) company can achieve this based on its full portfolio of business-technology products, solutions and services, ranging from workplace systems to data center solutions, managed services, and cloud-based software and solutions. Fujitsu’s vision is to enable a Human Centric Intelligent Society that creates value by connecting infrastructure, empowering people and creatively defining new forms of intelligence. In Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA), Fujitsu employs more than 29,000 people and is part of the global Fujitsu Group. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com/fts/about/.

About Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe

Established in 2001 and with an active presence in Europe since 1990, Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited represents Fujitsu Laboratories across EMEIA, focusing on regional initiatives that reflect the diverse mix of countries and ideologies. Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe is focused on the creation of cutting-edge solutions that benefit society, working with customers, collaboration partners and society as a whole to drive the evolution of information communication technologies. It works on the principle of open innovation, with particular emphasis on Future Networking, Big Data Analytics, the Internet of Things, Social Innovations, and Supercomputer Applications, please see http://www.fujitsu.com/uk/fle/.

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Date: 19 January, 2016
City: London and Paris
Company: Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.

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