• Innovations for solving key
    global challenges

    A cycle of conferences

  • About The Future of...

    SoScience is launching a new cycle of conferences that
    showcases innovative solutions to key challenges faced globally today



    Only 30 participants


    Five exceptional speakers


    Participants are actors of the field willing to collaborate together

  • Are you ready to :

    Shake up your ideas and beliefs ?
    Become a leader of change within your company ?
    Keep abreast with inspiring and innovative projects ?

  • Our last event was held on:

    12th April 2016
    At the Liberté Living-Lab


  • Our speakers

    Every event gathers together professionals of the field and top innovators. 

    Among our previous keynote speakers:

    Professor Mark Post MD PhD

    Maastricht University

    World Technology Award for Environment Winner, Professor Post is most known for the development of the world’s first hamburger from cultured beef, which was presented in London in August 2013. Professor Post, the Head of the Cultured Beef program at Maastricht University, is a medical doctor who has had several appointments at Harvard University, Utrecht University, Dartmouth College, and Eindhoven University of Technology. Professor Post has co-authored 160+ papers in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and has raised close to 50 million dollars in funding from various sources including Sergey Brin, Co-Founder of Google, government, charity and industry. In 2008 Professor Post got involved in a Dutch program investigating in

    vitro meat.

    Jaideep Prabhu

    University of Cambridge

    Jaideep Prabhu is Professor of Marketing and Jawaharlal Nehru Professor of Indian Business at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He has published in leading academic journals and his work has been profiled by the BBC, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Economist, The Financial Times, Le Monde, The New York Times, and The Times. He has consulted with or taught executives from Bertelsmann, Barclays, BP, BT, GE, the UK Government, IBM, ING Bank, the NHS, Nokia, Philips, Roche, Shell, Siemens, Vodafone and Xerox, among others.

    He is the co-author of Jugaad Innovation: Think Frugal, Be Flexible, Generate Breakthrough Growth, described by The Economist as “the most comprehensive book yet” on the subject of frugal innovation. His most recent book, Frugal Innovation, was published in February 2015.

  • Among our previous speakers:

  • The programme*

    A classic "The Future Of_" day



    09:30am-10:00am______Introduction to the sectorial challenge by Mélanie Marcel - cofounder of SoScience

    10:00am-10:45am______Keynote talk + Q&A


    11:00am-12:00pm______Speakers' presentations

    Collective Lunch break**


    14:15pm-17:20pm______Exclusive action-oriented round table exchanges with our speakers


    17:20pm-17:45pm______Conference closing


    * Please note that though some of the interventions may be in French, the language used in general will be English

    ** Lunch is included in the tickets

  • Tickets*

    TICKETS (excl. tax) :

    • Early Bird ..................................................... 435€
    • Regular ......................................................... 620€
    • Startup & Entrepreneur ......................... 155€

    If you are a member of SoScience's Réseau Innovation Responsable and wish to learn about our special price, please write to us.


    * Please note that lunch is included in the tickets

  • Among our participants

  • Ticketing

    Inscriptions for the next event are not opened yet!
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  • Sponsors

    Our events are only possible thanks to sponsors engaged in building these communities of action. 

    Previous events were sponsored by:

  • Want to be part of the next "The Future Of_" conference?

    Energy, Health, Water, Waste ... All these topics can benefit from a "The Future Of_" conference in order to gather relevant actors of the field and international top speakers to build a community of action.

    Are you interested in sponsoring one of these event? Reach out to us!

    The Future of Health

    Ready to sponsor it? Contact us.

    Next date to be chosen

    The Future of Water

    Ready to sponsor it? Contact us.

    Next date to be chosen

    The Future of Energy

    Ready to sponsor it? Contact us.

    Next date to be chosen

    The Future of Food

    1st edition was sponsored by ADEME

    1st edition: 12th April 2016

  • About SoScience

    Driving Responsible Innovation

    SoScience is the first company in Europe specialised and expert on Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI).


    We have a three pronged action :

    1. Intervening directly as consultants for companies who which to apply RRI practices
    2. Working with social entrepreneurs and putting them into contact with labs and scientists
    3. Organising workshops, conferences such as 'The Future of...' cycle and speaking at internal events in companies as well as in forums and conferences.

    To learn more about SoScience check out our main website : http://www.soscience.org/