ICT 2018 invited visitors to its 5 000m² exhibition area showcasing the best accomplishments and pioneering results of EU-funded research and innovation actions, international cooperation, and Austrian initiatives. The exhibition connected today's research and innovation with visions for the future.

Exhibited project

The exhibition displayed the results of cutting-edge research projects alongside innovative products and services. The whole spectrum of digital and ICT topics was covered. The public was able to find more than 100 exhibits ranging from digital society to transforming industry and economy, and the most recent technological advancements.

Discover the ICT 2018 exhibitors in the online catalogue

The exhibition provided participants with a stimulating environment, giving them the opportunity to find investors, buyers or business partners to make their results market-ready. The ICT 2018 exhibition included, among others, the following main areas:

  • General Exhibition

The event included a major exhibition of EU-funded research and innovation projects from current and previous framework programmes. Three themes guided the visitor throughout the exhibition: Inspiring a digital society; Creating networks and technology; and Transforming industry and economy.

  • International Cooperation (INCO) Village

The INCO village displayed successful international collaborations with the EU's key partners from around the world. It offered the opportunity to discover more about upcoming EU projects with South Korea, Japan, Brazil, South Africa and other international partners.

  • Innovation and Start-ups Village

The village promoted EU-funded start-ups, and displayed innovative services or products that were looking for opportunities to enter the market.

  • European Commission (EC) Village

The EC village provided thorough information about EU flagship initiatives on telecom, research and innovation, open science and more.

  • Austrian Village

The village hosted an exhibition with highlights from the Austrian research community, covering a broad range of ICT applications in economy and society.