From Thomas More to Future & Emerging Technologies, the utopia lives on

Friday, 24 February, 2017

The future holds much potential, whether we'll end up in Utopia or Dystopia will be up to us and the following few generations. Walter Van de Velde, European Commission FET Programme and Strategy Officer gives an inspiring Tedx Talk on "The Deep Future? It Starts With Believing In It" and on how the European Commission still believes in magic with its Future & Emerging Technologies funding scheme.

How can we push the boundaries of innovation? Why should we fund crazy ideas? How can we motivate future generations to think out-of-the-box? What are the revolutionary achievements of FET projects?

Find out in this Tedx Talk by Walter Van de Velde, aka 'guardian on the FET spirit'.