ITEA is the Eureka Cluster on software innovation
ITEA is the Eureka Cluster on software innovation
Published on 14 Mar 2023

25 years of ITEA - Round table session with Community members

Over the past 25 years, the ITEA Community has grown to over 2,000 unique project partners from large industry, SMEs, universities and research institutes worldwide.

The ITEA Community is known for its tremendous enthusiasm and willpower to innovate, creating happiness and huge impact and changing businesses and lives. Each type of organisation contributes to this success in its own way.

To celebrate the 25 year anniversary of ITEA and its Community, we have organised a round table with three valuable ITEA Community members. ITEA Chairwoman Zeynep Sarılar met with Ad de Beer (former Philips employee and now Senior consultant public/private partnerships at his own company B-Independent advice), Anna Hristoskova (Senior Expert Distributed Intelligence at Sirris) and Thomas Strigl (CEO of, who shared their inspiring stories and good advice.

We invite you to have a look at the recording of this inspiring round table: