FutureScope 2020

Ireland's #1 Innovation Event 

What is FutureScope

FutureScope is Ireland's number one innovation event and the only conference dedicated to exploring new business opportunities arising from emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, AR/VR, data analytics, IoT and 5G. 

FutureScope brings together leaders from the technology ecosystem to share perspectives on the implications of disruptive technologies, providing valuable insights to businesses at all stages of the innovation lifecycle.

Keynotes, panel discussions, innovation showcases, tech demonstrations, innovation challenges, pitch battles, workshops and structured networking come together to create an event that attracts start-ups, scale-ups, multinationals, innovative corporates and the investment community. FutureScope offers the perfect platform for identifying mutually beneficial collaborative partnerships. 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • 5G
  • AR/VR
  • Smart Cities
  • IoT
  • Robotics
  • Blockchain
  • Digital Transformation


Insights Stage 

Provides attendees with insights on emerging technologies and how they will shape the business opportunities of the future

Collaboration Stage 

Showcases examples of collaboration within the tech, business and research communities and identifies new opportunities for business growth through collaboration. 

Innovation Stage 

Showcases and promotes the smartest innovations and how they are being applied to fuel business growth. 

Entrepreneurship Stage 

Identifies business opportunities and funding options, shares knowledge, insights, tools and techniques to empower entrepreneurs to start and scale. Features the FutureScope One2Watch pitch battle.

Breakout Sessions

Offstage, FutureScope offers seminars and workshops which offer attendees an interactive deep dive into a particular theme or topic, for example, the full day Creativity Meets Technology Track or the Learn to Code Workshop. 


FutureScope is run by the not-for-profit organisation, Dublin BIC (Dublin Business Innovation Centre), where the remit is very simply ‘to empower entrepreneurs to start and scale’. 82% of Dublin BIC start-ups survive their critical first five years.  Dublin BIC provides a comprehensive range of programmes specifically designed to advance the ambitions of early-stage companies.

Investor-Ready Preparation 

85% of Dublin BIC investor-ready start-ups receive funding

Access to Finance  

350 start-ups have received funding through Dublin BIC

Incubation Space 

Managing two of Ireland’s leading start-up and co-working hubs

Community & Collaboration

Knowledge-sharing, business opportunities and networking 

FutureScope is brought to you by Dublin Business Innovation Centre

Dublin BIC Empowers Entrepreneurs to START and SCALE