ZTE Joins AMPT as Diamond Sponsor of PUZZLE X Event

The PUZZLE X 2021 Event Nov 16-18 in Barcelona will see the two organizations highlight the importance of Materials Deep Tech innovations for ultimate connectivity and a better future. 
February 10, 2022

Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce (AMPT), an international think tank and association on Frontier Materials, is committed to facilitating and expediting Materials Deep Tech innovations for societal impact. ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology dedicated to enabling connectivity and innovative technologies everywhere. ZTE will be joining the inaugural PUZZLE X event taking place Nov 16-18 in Barcelona to propel Frontier Materials in aid of the Sustainable Development Goals set out by the United Nations by 2030. 

As a member of the United Nations Global Compact and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, ZTE is committed to support initiatives that address some of humanity’s greatest challenges. The PUZZLE X™ initiative is a vibrant global event + a 365-day 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.

Dr. Zina Jarrahi Cinker, Director General of AMPT, said: "It is great to see a forward-looking corporation like ZTE joining forces with us at PUZZLE X to use materials and deep tech innovation to enable a more prosperous and innovative world.”

Hans Neff, Senior Director, leading the CTO Group, of ZTE, said: “ZTE looks forward to being part of the inaugural PUZZLE X event and to showcase our innovative technology for the 2B and 2C market cultivating the cross-industry innovation. We are delighted to have the opportunity to engage with the region’s top innovators and experts.”

About AMPT

AMPT (Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce) is a global taskforce coming together to leverage and use advances in material science for the prevention and management of global health emergencies and meeting the innovation needs of the post pandemic world. Crossing boundaries and borders, transcending politics, territories, cultures and ideologies, organizations, nations and groups come together to share knowledge and resources for the betterment of human life. Advanced Materials are key to the next generation of tailorable, effective solutions to many societal and technological challenges.The AMPT network of scientific labs, advanced material companies, testing facilities, health organizations, and innovation consumers provides a path for fast tracking current Advanced Material solutions, offering a roadmap for the next generation of solutions and countermeasure methodologies to come.

 

About PUZZLE X™ Venture

Supported by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, the Government of Catalonia and Barcelona City Council, AMPT is partnering with MWCB to create a venture ecosystem to accelerate innovative startups with globally scalable solutions. PUZZLE X Venture Barcelona will be the first entrepreneurial hub in the world for Materials Deep Tech companies, establishing Barcelona as the epicentre of Frontier Materials and SDGs.

Sustainability

Innovation

Connectivity

5G

Telecoms & ICT

What SDG is this related to?

MATTERverse Activity

Author

AMPT

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.

Related Contacts

Hans Neff

More than 25 years of experience on TELCO and IT working as consultant and integrator for operators and vendors End2End, leading tier1 projects all over the world, based on a broad technical multivendor and international education lay the ground for joining ZTE with 2014, being a reporter to the board since 2016, a member of the CTO Group of ZTE since 2017 and the Director of the CTO Group since 2018 continuing gaining experience with every new realization and project being involved in.

Tommy Bjorkberg

Tommy has 25 years experience in the Telecommunications industry and has held senior positions covering Technology, Innovation, Operation, Strategy and Planning on both vendor and operator sides. Tommy joined Ericsson in 1997 and after a 15 years career where he worked in numerous countries all over the globe holding a number of positions such as SI Director, Head of Next Generation Networks and Head Of Solutions, in 2012 he joined Telefónica UK as Head of Network Strategy & Programs leading Telefonica UK’s Technology Strategy, Network Delivery, Datacentre Infrastructure and Business planning divisions just as Telefónica UK got ready to embarked on its 4G journey. In 2015 he once again moved back to the vendor side taking up a position as Director within ZTE’s CTO Group and he is now focusing on 5G and how we build the bridge between the networks of today and tomorrow. Tommy has a very keen interested in new technology and spectrum related matters and have advised operators and regulators in various markets on wireless technology network strategy, spectrum valuation, spectrum policy and the future demand for spectrum. Tommy is an experiences advisor to private equity and have been involved in numerous Telco M&A activities on both buy and sell side.

February 10, 2022

Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce (AMPT), an international think tank and association on Frontier Materials, is committed to facilitating and expediting Materials Deep Tech innovations for societal impact. ZTE Corporation is a global leader in telecommunications and information technology dedicated to enabling connectivity and innovative technologies everywhere. ZTE will be joining the inaugural PUZZLE X event taking place Nov 16-18 in Barcelona to propel Frontier Materials in aid of the Sustainable Development Goals set out by the United Nations by 2030. 

As a member of the United Nations Global Compact and the Global e-Sustainability Initiative, ZTE is committed to support initiatives that address some of humanity’s greatest challenges. The PUZZLE X™ initiative is a vibrant global event + a 365-day 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.

Dr. Zina Jarrahi Cinker, Director General of AMPT, said: "It is great to see a forward-looking corporation like ZTE joining forces with us at PUZZLE X to use materials and deep tech innovation to enable a more prosperous and innovative world.”

Hans Neff, Senior Director, leading the CTO Group, of ZTE, said: “ZTE looks forward to being part of the inaugural PUZZLE X event and to showcase our innovative technology for the 2B and 2C market cultivating the cross-industry innovation. We are delighted to have the opportunity to engage with the region’s top innovators and experts.”

About AMPT

AMPT (Advanced Material Future Preparedness Taskforce) is a global taskforce coming together to leverage and use advances in material science for the prevention and management of global health emergencies and meeting the innovation needs of the post pandemic world. Crossing boundaries and borders, transcending politics, territories, cultures and ideologies, organizations, nations and groups come together to share knowledge and resources for the betterment of human life. Advanced Materials are key to the next generation of tailorable, effective solutions to many societal and technological challenges.The AMPT network of scientific labs, advanced material companies, testing facilities, health organizations, and innovation consumers provides a path for fast tracking current Advanced Material solutions, offering a roadmap for the next generation of solutions and countermeasure methodologies to come.

 

About PUZZLE X™ Venture

Supported by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, the Government of Catalonia and Barcelona City Council, AMPT is partnering with MWCB to create a venture ecosystem to accelerate innovative startups with globally scalable solutions. PUZZLE X Venture Barcelona will be the first entrepreneurial hub in the world for Materials Deep Tech companies, establishing Barcelona as the epicentre of Frontier Materials and SDGs.

Sustainability

Innovation

Connectivity

5G

Telecoms & ICT

What SDG is this related to?

MATTERverse Activity

Author

AMPT

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.

Related Contacts

Hans Neff

More than 25 years of experience on TELCO and IT working as consultant and integrator for operators and vendors End2End, leading tier1 projects all over the world, based on a broad technical multivendor and international education lay the ground for joining ZTE with 2014, being a reporter to the board since 2016, a member of the CTO Group of ZTE since 2017 and the Director of the CTO Group since 2018 continuing gaining experience with every new realization and project being involved in.

Tommy Bjorkberg

Tommy has 25 years experience in the Telecommunications industry and has held senior positions covering Technology, Innovation, Operation, Strategy and Planning on both vendor and operator sides. Tommy joined Ericsson in 1997 and after a 15 years career where he worked in numerous countries all over the globe holding a number of positions such as SI Director, Head of Next Generation Networks and Head Of Solutions, in 2012 he joined Telefónica UK as Head of Network Strategy & Programs leading Telefonica UK’s Technology Strategy, Network Delivery, Datacentre Infrastructure and Business planning divisions just as Telefónica UK got ready to embarked on its 4G journey. In 2015 he once again moved back to the vendor side taking up a position as Director within ZTE’s CTO Group and he is now focusing on 5G and how we build the bridge between the networks of today and tomorrow. Tommy has a very keen interested in new technology and spectrum related matters and have advised operators and regulators in various markets on wireless technology network strategy, spectrum valuation, spectrum policy and the future demand for spectrum. Tommy is an experiences advisor to private equity and have been involved in numerous Telco M&A activities on both buy and sell side.

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