Heliot Europe presented IoT solutions for successful digital transformation at the Central & Eastern European eGovernance days.

  • Event provided a phisical meeting point at which scientific research work and concepts meet concrete IoT business solutions provided by European company Heliot Europe.
  • Blaž Golob: IoT could support successful twin transitions (Green & Digital) in Europe. Concrete business use cases supported by Sigfox IoT solutions.
  • Technological trends & opportunities are one out of five strategic priority areas of European Union


Austrian Computer Society together with its partners organised a conference Central & Eastern European eGovernance days CEE e / Dem and e / Gov Days 2021 titled CoV 19 as a Driver for eGovernment? Mr. Blaž Golob HeliotGroup Country manager for Slovenia and Smart City Business development officer at the HeliotGroup delivered a speech on how IoT could support successful twin transitions (Green & Digital) in Europe.

Acompanied by Mr. Michael Zügel representative of the Ministry of Interior of Baden – Wurttemberg, Mr. Ronald Bieber General Secretary of Austrian Computer Society and Ms. Boglarka Koller prof. Vice Rector of Ludovika National University of Hungary proceeded with her university collegue prof. Norbert Kis, as key note speakers endorsed the 2021 scientific conference.

In his key note speech Mr. Golob highlited the recent published EU Report on Open Strategic Autonomy of Europe by 2040 (EU/JRC 2021) at which technological trends & opportunities are one out of five strategic priority areas of European Union. Digital hyperconnectivity & technological transformation as one of key global megatrend will connect 200 billion of IoT devices by 2030 according to the recently published EU study. In 2020 we are at 30.4 billion IoT connected objects, places and people. Mr. Golob presented concrete business use cases supported by Sigfox IoT solutions. Special interest of the audience was triggered by a smart watermeter project that helps cities to become smarter.

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The whole list of Key note speakers in picture abowe is available at the link.


About HELIOT Europe

Heliot Europe is the exclusive operator of the global Sigfox 0G network in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and Liechtenstein. This makes Heliot Europe the largest 0G network operator in Europe. The main shareholder in Heliot Europe is Cube Infrastructure Managers, a Luxembourg investment company that specializes in the management of European infrastructure funds. Heliot Europe is also a founding member of the 0G United Nations Association, the international association of 0G network operators with currently over 55 network operators worldwide.

With Sigfox 0G technology, Heliot Europe offers a cross-border, seamless and user-friendly, cost-effective and energy-efficient network and supports companies in further converting their business model in areas such as asset tracking, asset monitoring and supply chain management towards digital services. The low-frequency radio technology is also a cost-effective alternative to the existing Narrowband Internet of Things (NBIoT). In addition, customers have access to the global Sigfox 0G ecosystem with almost 1000 sensors and analysis tools for collecting and evaluating their data. Further information can be found at: www.heliotgroup.com


Press contact Heliot Europe

Florian Kreutz | Phone: +49 89 901 86 76 8 | Email: presse@sigfox.de
Heliot Europe GmbH | Bretonischer Ring 6 | 85630 Grasbrunn/Munich |Germany

Press contact Heliot d.o.o. | Sigfox Slovenia

Darinka Pavlič Kamien| Phone +38641769360| Email: Kamien.komunikacije@siol.net
Kamien Komunikacije |Dvorjanska 7b | 4207 Cerklje na Gorenjskem | Slovenia

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