PUZZLE X 2023 Charts the Frontiers of the Future through Technology

6th Nov, 2023

PUZZLE X 2023, a groundbreaking event that explores the frontiers of exponential technology, is set to captivate the global stage from November 7th to 9th at Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue.

Organised by MATTER with the support of the Spanish government, the Government of Catalonia, and the Barcelona City Hall, the event will delve into a range of topics including Planet Tech, Quantum world, Physical AI, Exotic Computing, Quantum Cities, Bio Tech & Genomics, Ultimate Connectivity Matterverse, Brain-Machine Interfaces, DNA Data Storage, 6G, Digital Atoms, Fusion Energy & Helium 3.

To tap into every possible disruptive discipline, PUZZLE X brings together pioneers ready to share their pieces of the technological puzzle but also to shed light on how groundbreaking advancements in areas such as Hydrogen Cars, Neuro Twins, Origami Robots, AGI, Brain- Machien Interfaces, Lab Grown Hearts, Programmable Matter, Computers Made of Biology, and other exponential technologies that will reshape the future of our cities, our citizens, and a myriad of industries.

The event boasts a lineup of over 200 world-renowned speakers and will draw more than 3,000 attendees from 80 different countries. Among the experts taking part are Sir Roger Penrose, Nobel Laureate; Christian Larsson, CIO of UNICEF; Sir Robin Saxby, Founding CEO & Chairman of ARM; Johanna Sepúlveda, Chief Engineer at Airbus; Nabil Alnuaim, CEO of Aramco Digital; and Andreu Mas-Colell, Founder of BCN School of Economics.

This year PUZZLE X will be showcasing transformative demos and interactive sessions such as “Live capturing of attendees’ memories and storing them inside a single strand of DNA”, a collaboration with New Media Artist Soliman Lopez and some of leading DNA companies in the world; a quantum bartender, new concept “hbar” where you can order a truly random beer chosen for you by a quantum machine; “Turning air into electricity”, a demo showcasing on the stage a device without batteries or any energy source capable of charging a phone by simply putting it in humid air; and unveiling a world’s first piece of music “The Quantum Symphony of Biology", a collaborative project that will reveal the haunting music of a stem cell and gene expression interpreted by a quantum computer.

The Director General of MATTER and Chief Creator of PUZZLE X, Dr. Zina Cinker, said: “PUZZLE X is not a futurist forum. Every year we invite the world’s most credible authorities and undisputed leaders in science and technology who are building the pieces of the future today. The innovations shown are not projections or speculations. They are discoveries that are happening today. And during 3 days in Barcelona, we bring these innovations to you and open the doors to give you a sneak peek of the Exponential that are coming to transform our industries and societies.”

Global Innovation Hub

PUZZLE X 2023 will be held alongside Smart City Expo World Congress, the international summit for cities and smart urban solutions; Tomorrow.Mobility World Congress, Tomorrow.Building, and Tomorrow.Blue Economy – focusing on the opportunities of the blue economy. The unparalleled gathering of events strengthens the role of the event and Barcelona as a global hub of innovation and provides answers to these the many challenges that our society is facing.

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