Innovative Europe? Time for a new EU innovation strategy

Location:Brussels
Date:05.06.2018

Europe’s economy is picking up – but what about its engine for future growth: Research and innovation? This conference debates the policies and programmes Europe will need for long-term prosperity – across all sectors: health, ICT, manufacturing, energy, regional development and more.

 

Highlights include:

  • Devising a broad, cross-sectoral innovation policy – energising industry large and small
  • How to finance innovation – from Juncker Plan to European Innovation Council?
  • What mission for the next EU Framework Programme?
  • Workshops on removing barriers to innovation – in artificial intelligence, intellectual property, regional development and other areas (registration for the workshops will open soon)

 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Mariana Mazzucato, Special Advisor on Mission Driven Science and Innovation to Commissioner Moedas, European Commission; Founder and Director, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London
  • Christian Ehler, Member of the European Parliament
  • Karen Maex, Rector Magnificus, University of Amsterdam
  • Jacques Volckmann, Associate Vice-President, Global R&D sites, hubs and scientific support, Sanofi Pasteur; CEO, Sanofi Vaccine technologies SAS
  • Hermann Hauser, Chair, High Level Group of Innovators, European Commission; Co-founder, Amadeus Capital Partners
  • Patrick Prendergast, President and Provost, Trinity College Dublin
  • Sauli Eloranta, Head of Innovation and Technology, Rolls-Royce Marine
  • Daria Tataj, Chair, Research, Innovation and Science Policy Experts (RISE), European Commission; CEO, Tataj Innovation
  • Pekka Soini, Director General, Business Finland

 

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