The Digital Mile: Past, Present and Future of Zaragoza’s Innovation District

I have been recently invited to speak at “Digital Media City (DMC) International Conference”, to be held in the capital city of South Korea on Sep, 27th-28th about the Digital Mile innovation district. Digital Media City is, doubtless, a major achievement in South Korea’s strategic move towards an innovative future, a thriving digital district hosting over 60.000 jobs in ICT and Media & Entertainment industries. During the conference, we expect to share visions and experiences on the subject of innovation districts and digital ecosystems throughout Asia, America and Europe. In this context, I feel appropriate to share my personal view as a late member of the core team that struggled, more than a decade ago, to (unsuccesfully) materialize what then seemed a futuristic dream, but what today looks partly as a lost opportunity for my city, Zaragoza: the Digital Mile. Continue reading