The PUZZLE X™ initiative is a vibrant global event + a 365-day Materials Deep Tech venture builder dedicated to enabling materials of the future to help our world today. At the leading-edge of science and technology, it is an interception point and a collision ground for science, business, venture and sustainability. The PUZZLE X™ event taking place between 15-17 November 2022 in Barcelona, will bring Frontier Materials to the forefront to aid the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
MRS Endorsement is an official recommendation of PUZZLE X™ to MRS members, reflecting the event is of high interest to the materials community. PUZZLE X™ will support the thriving international network of Frontier Materials researchers for advancing the development of impactful technologies. In addition, PUZZLE X™ will foster communication in the global materials ecosystem to advance interdisciplinary materials research, collaboration and advocacy.
Dr. Zina Jarrahi Cinker, Chief Creator of PUZZLE X™, said: "This endorsement is another step for PUZZLE X™ to interface with global scientific excellence at MRS to accelerate the development of Frontier Materials & the MATTERverse for a better world.”
The inaugural edition of PUZZLE X™ brought together 1100 attendees from 57 countries with 35% C-level and senior decision-maker attendance. The event was strategically co-located with Smart City Expo World Congress, and gathered leading international experts such as Nobel laureate, Konstantin Novoselov; Andrés De León, CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies; Carolina Aguilar, CEO and Co-Founder of INBRAIN Neuroelectronics; and Carles Navarro Vigo, Managing Director of BASF Spain, among many others.
About PUZZLE X™
PUZZLE X™ is a global event and 365-day venture builder fast-tracking the development of Materials Deep Tech for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The initiative is a Frontier Materials ecosystem generator interfacing with bleeding-edge start-ups, industry corporates, leading scientific institutions, tech hubs, investors, governments, and civil societies. Supported by the Government of Spain, Generalitat of Catalonia and Barcelona City Hall, AMPT leads the initiative in partnership with Fira Barcelona and Mobile World Capital to create the world’s first Frontier Materials hub in the heart of Barcelona. Featuring a vibrant international event, a start-up accelerator, venture builder and year-around engagement, PUZZLE X™ initiative leverages the transformative power of Frontier Materials to drive innovation, create jobs and boost economic development.
AMPT (Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce) is the leading international think tank, association, and platform of over 30 country chapters focused on architecting and cross-pollinating the Frontier Material ecosystem. AMPT's meticulously designed initiatives & programs focus on nurturing and developing 6 focal need-areas to deliver wholistic impact across the entirety of the ecosystem activated by leading academic institutions, industry stakeholders, start-ups, and investors.