Safe the date: Sep 30-Oct 4, 2024, Campus Cyber, Paris, France

Explore the intricate web of Secure Supply Chain within the IoT landscape where hardware and software intertwine to drive the industries of tomorrow. Join us as we delve into the complexities of supply chain dynamics, from scalability challenges to usability concerns, in an increasingly interconnected global economy.

At the 6th edition of the Future-IoT PhD School, we’re excited to dive deep into the multifaceted realm of supply chain management. From examining security vulnerabilities to addressing scalability hurdles and enhancing usability, we’ll explore a range of topics crucial to shaping resilient and efficient supply chains for the industry of the future.

Throughout the event, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with several industry partners who will share invaluable insights and expertise. With a diverse array of activities including Masterclasses, a hackathon element, lightning talks, and the chance to present your PhD research, you’ll be immersed in a dynamic learning environment. Plus, seize the opportunity to network with peers and professionals alike, fostering collaborations that extend beyond the confines of the classroom.

Set against the vibrant backdrop of Paris, the event will take place at the Cybercampus from September 30th to October 4th, 2024. As France’s premier hub for cybersecurity research and development, the Cybercampus provides an ideal setting for exploring cutting-edge advancements and fostering innovation.

Join us for an enriching experience where academia, industry, and innovation converge to shape the future of IoT supply chains. See you in Paris!


The Future IoT summer school offers a unique mix of lectures, hands-on tutorial, and hackathon challenges. Each edition has a focus topic:

Following the spirit of the German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future (GFA), the summer school is not only co-organized between French-German teams, it happens in close collaboration with the most relevant industrial partners. The companies provide experts for keynotes and exciting challenges from their current work for the hackathon.

The Future IoT summer school offers

  • Keynotes and lectures with first-hand information from industrial and academic leaders.
  • Exciting challenges close to current operational challenges of the industrial partners.
  • Direct contact between students and possible future employers.
  • A startup hackathon where teams work 3 days on one of the challenges including a hacking night with games and pizza.
  • Startup-like pitches in front of an expert jury on Friday.
  • A unique location with excellent food.
  • Multiple organized events to get to know the location of the event.

We are still on search for Industry Participation

What we offer you as an industrial partner:

  • An expert keynote
  • Contributing a challenge
  • Providing a jury member 
  • Providing company gifts for the goody bags


  • Marc-Oliver Pahl, IMT Atlantique, marc-oliver.pahl(at)
  • Olivia Pahl, German-French Academy for the Industry of the Future, olivia.pahl(at)