Smart Wearable Systems: Trends and Challenges (Printed Electronics Europe 2009)

Mr Giuseppe Coppola, Senior Director Business Development
Philips Applied Technologies, Netherlands
Apr 08, 2009.


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Presentation Summary

  • Definition of Smart Wearable Systems and related main applications/trends
  • Challenges to be solved for the related timely introduction in the market
  • Related proof-points and activities carried out in Philips Applied Technologies

Speaker Biography (Giuseppe Coppola)

Giuseppe Coppola (44) is Senior Director, responsible for the development of new business and accounts within Philips Applied Technologies, at its headquarters (Eindhoven, Netherlands). Since 1996 he has been working for Philips covering several line/staff international senior management positions within its Innovation and Emerging Business division. Previously (1988-1996), he worked for Alcatel Defence Communication Systems. He has been actively participating to global innovation developments as author of patents and technical/scientific publications, speaker to conferences/round-tables and member of various innovation initiatives and collaborative projects. He holds a full marks degree in Electronic Engineering from the Technical University of Bari (Italy).

Company Profile (Philips Applied Technologies)

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As part of Royal Philips Electronics, Philips Applied Technologies is a contract R&D organization that supports the development of products, applications and technical solutions. Its customers are market leaders, fast growing companies and start-ups. For every phase of the innovation process, it offers integral solutions, consultancy and specialist services. With over 1000 in-house experts, it can draw on a wide range of competences. For further information, visit
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