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event New world order: Science, technology & trade

A Science|Business public conference

Brussels - 27 June 2017

event Framework & the private sector: What’s next?

An off-the-record discussion with the Science|Business Network

Brussels - 26 June 2017

event The EIT: What is its future?

A private Science|Business Network dinner, by invitation only

Brussels - 30 May 2017

event Health transformations: How smarter use of data can improve health and wellbeing – and stimulate the economy

Science|Business Healthy Measures conference

Aalto University Otaniemi Campus, Undergraduate Centre, Otakaari 1 F, Auditorium B, Espoo - 23 May 2017

event Rules of Engagement - The European Open Science Cloud

Meeting of the Science|Business Cloud Consultation Group

Brussels - 19 May 2017

event Framework Programme Working Group

A Science|Business Network session (for members only)

Brussels - 11 May 2017

event Variation In Health Outcomes: Regional Case Studies

Science|Business Healthy Measures session, at BIOVISION

Lyon, France - 5 April 2017

event Healthy ageing: can science help you live longer and better?

An ERC=Science² public conference at Biovision, the International healthcare conference

Lyon, France - 5 April 2017

event In the cloud: Scientific data sharing and the EU’s new cloud initiative

A panel of the Science|Business Cloud group during the annual RDA Euro conference

Barcelona - 4 April 2017

event Stimulating excellence: How to get more bottom-up research across the EU

ERC=Science2 dinner-debate (by invitation-only)

Brussels - 20 March 2017

event Seas, oceans and poles: How to get more innovation from maritime research?

A Science|Business Network roundtable discussion

Mission of Norway to the European Union, Brussels - 8 March 2017

event Playing the Brexit cards: Strategies for universities and companies

A private meeting of Science|Business Brexit group

Brussels - 28 February 2017

event Framework Progamme Working Group

Meeting for members of the Science|Business Network only

Brussels - 15 February 2017

event Defence R&D: On the rise in the EU

A Science|Business Network event (by invitation only)

Brussels - 26 January 2017


event The data challenge: How and why do we measure patient outcomes?

A by-invitation Science|Business conference as part of a series of high-level events around the EU on healthcare data and analytics

London - 16 December 2016

event Geeks to the rescue? How can digital technologies transform the energy system?

Science|Buisness Conference, Supported by GE

Brussels - 7 December 2016

event Can universities bridge the gaps within Europe?

A Science|Business VIP dinner, supported by the University of Warwick

Brussels - 22 November 2016

event “Mapping Europe: A review of national experiences with patient outcome measures” Spotlight on France

A by-invitation Science|Business event as part of a series of high-level roundtables around the EU on healthcare data and analytics

Paris - 8 November 2016

event 10 tech enablers: Europe’s rising university-industry clusters

A Science|Business conference, supported by Huawei

Brussels - 18 October 2016

event Research Strategies: Europe 2030 and the next Framework Programme

A Science|Business Network conference

Brussels - 12 October 2016

event The European Science Cloud: Getting from idea to action

A Science|Business Network roundtable, by invitation only

Brussels - 20 September 2016

event The great IP debate

This house believes patents are more harmful than helpful

Manchester Central Convention Complex - 26 July 2016

event So you want to start a company? The spin-out game

Come play the spin-out game.

Manchester Central Convention Complex - 25 July 2016

event Future periscope: Europe in 2030 and beyond

ESOF 2016: Three major views on Europe’s future.

Manchester Central Convention Complex - 25 July 2016

event The city of the future (Partner Event)

On 19 of July, Science Squared and Ecsite will kick-off a series of public dialogues at Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie in Paris.

Paris - 19 July 2016

event Trends, Wishes and Dreams: Symposium on Detection and Imaging Technologies (Partner Event)

An event organised by the ATTRACT Consortium

ESADE Business School, Barcelona - 30 June 2016

event How to maintain and improve EU Industrial Competitiveness (Partner event)

A reality check with the nickel and the surface engineering industrial value chain

European Parliament - 60 Rue Wiertz, 1047 Bruxelles - 1 June 2016

event Global Coroprate Venturing Symposium (Partner Event)

Now in its sixth year, the GCV Symposium is the leading event for global corporate venturing professionals

London - 24 May 2016

event Scientific advice for policy: The start of the EU’s Scientific Advice Mechanism

A Science|Business Network event

Brussels - 3 May 2016

event iMinds The conference 2016 (Partner Event)

The 2016 edition of iMinds The Conference will be your guide into a future marked by digital transformation. Tackling its many challenges means seizing great opportunities to change and improve the way we’ll live and work.

Brussels - 28 April 2016

event How to get market creating technologies: Research Infrastructure and the EIC

A Science|Business Network event

Brussels - 20 April 2016

event The 2016 Science|Business Horizon 2020 Conference - 4th Edition

A Science|Business public conference

Brussels - 16 February 2016

event Big data in healthcare

How will big and better data help healthcare delivery and patient outcomes?

Brussels - 26 January 2016


event Science Forum: South Africa - 2015 (Partner Event)

Igniting conversations about science.

International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa - 8 December 2015

event IP Summit 2015 (Partner Event)

For the tenth year, on 3 and 4 December 2015, Premier Cercle™ will gather 100+ IP high-level speakers and 500+ delegates from corporate, private, institutional and academia worlds at the Pan-European Intellectual Property Summit (IP Summit Berlin)

Berlin, Germany - 3 December 2015

event Innovating for Growth

At the 2015 Science|Business Annual Summit, on the eve of the COP 21 Conference on Climate Change, Science|Business is gathering the leaders in European innovation for a two-day programme of private and public debate on how to attain sustainable growth through research and innovation.

Barcelona - 20 November 2015

event Partner Event: Innovation for Territorial Competitiveness

International Seminar organised by the Association of Catalan Public Universities

Barcelona - 19 November 2015

event The future of manufacturing: Industry 4.0

A Science|Business event

Brussels - 20 October 2015

event Escaping the money trap: New ideas for financing SMEs

A Science|Business event

Brussels - 29 September 2015

event Innovation Valley: Which European life sciences clusters are in the lead?

A high level conference on the leading life science clusters in Europe

Brussels - 22 September 2015

event Opening of the Brussels Offices of NTNU, University of Bergen and SINTEF

A Science|Business partner event

Hotel Renaissance, Rue du Parnasse 19 - 22 September 2015

event Investing in breakthrough technologies: The case of ‘ATTRACT’

A Science|Business Dinner for investors interested in joining a dynamic new technology initiative

London - 3 June 2015

event 2015 Global Corporate Venturing Symposium (Partner event)

The 5th annual Symposium, London June 2/3, 2015

London - 2 June 2015

event Scientific evidence in policymaking: the role of the JRC

A high-level dinner debate on the best approaches to deal with a changing and evolving science and knowledge environment.

Brussels - 28 May 2015

event Horizon 2020 Standing Committee

On the eve of the launch of the new work programmes, the Science|Business Horizon 2020 Standing Committee is established to consult the members of the Science|Business Network on Horizon 2020 and related R&I programmes

Stanhope Hotel, Brussels - 28 May 2015

event Disease prevention. Dementia, Cardiovascular disease, Oncology

A high-level roundtable as part of the Science|Business foresight series.

Brussels - 24 March 2015

event Horizon 2020 - New Commission, new Agenda

A Science|Business public conference, with the participation of Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research and Innovation.

Brussels - 24 March 2015

event 6th University Business Forum (Partner Event)

The Sixth UBForum provides a unique platform for stakeholders from academia and the business sector in Europe. Password: NPEC

Brussels - 5 March 2015

event Energy Forecast Summit 2015 (Partner event)

Join the pan-European energy community for the 2015 edition of the Energy Forecast Summit on March 4 & 5, 2015 in Brussels

Brussels - 4 March 2015

event From open science to open innovation: How to get more jobs and growth from EU science investments

The conference will gather leaders from the European academic, business and policy worlds to discuss what mechanisms can achieve real breakthroughs in resolving the energy trilemma

Brussels - 24 February 2015

event The Food Innovation Summit (Partner event)

With a mix of keynote speeches, plenary sessions and workshops, the Food Innovation Summit is based on a tripartite approach and aims at treating disruptive innovations along with the food chain.

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels - 3 February 2015

event Balancing the ‘Energy Economy’

The conference will gather leaders from the European academic, business and policy worlds to discuss what mechanisms can achieve real breakthroughs in resolving the energy trilemma

Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Brussels - 20 January 2015


event The IP Summit 2014 (Partner Event)

The IP Summit 2014 will tackle, for the first time alongside Patents and Trademarks topics, Copyright issues. This 9th edition will indeed try to answer the last questions on the main actual IP issues.

Brussels - 4 December 2014

event Aalto University Academic Summit (Partner Event)

The summit will focus on how universities contribute in creating knowledge societies thereby facilitating economic development, job creation and well-being.

Espoo, Finland - 18 November 2014

event The EU Energy Challenge: Can innovation fill the gap?

The EU’s transition to a sustainable energy system is a top policy challenge of the coming decade. Though much progress has been achieved, the pace of change is too slow.

Brussels - 14 November 2014

event iMinds The Conference 2014 (Partner Event)

iMinds The Conference is Brussels' #1 annual conference on digital innovation, targeted at researchers, developers, entrepreneurs, industry and policy decision-makers.

Brussels - 23 October 2014

event Global University Venturing Summit (Partner Event)

Global University Venturing brings together university venturers and tech transfer offices from around the world to learn from each other and to meet venturers from corporates and governments.

The Crystal, London - 21 October 2014

event Lost in translation? How to get healthcare biotech from lab to clinic, for a healthier, wealthier Europe

Policy roundtable discussion

European Parliament, Brussels - 9 October 2014

event The Innovation Connection - The 2014 Science|Business Summit

The 2014 Science|Business Summit will bring together leaders from research, industry and policy to debate current future trends needed to unleash Europe's technological potential.

Berlin - 7 October 2014

event The Future of Europe is Science (Partner Event)

Bringing together actors from the world of science, industry and society, the two-day conference aims to take stock of European achievements in science over the past 10 years.

Lisbon - 6 October 2014

event Foresight Europe 2030

The purpose of this event is to draw on the expertise of a group of high-level participants about how Europe is evolving through 2030 – and how emerging trends will change society, business and technology in Europe.

Berlin - 6 October 2014

event Universities, Businesses & Co.: Together we can (Partner Event)

Strategic inter-sectoral Partnerships for Economic and Social Change and Growth

Rome - 2 October 2014

event RE.WORK Technology Summit (Partner event)

Explore emerging technologies shaping the future of business & society. The summit will showcase the opportunities of exponentially accelerating technologies and their impact on business & society.

London - 18 September 2014

event New technologies from the European Research Council

Meet the ERC’s Proof of Concept grantees. A by-invitation event organised by the Science|Business Innovation Board.

European Research Council, Covent Garden, Place Rogier 16, Brussels - 4 July 2014

event Digital healthcare: from hospitals to the home

How Horizon 2020 can help deliver cost savings in healthcare

Brussels - 30 June 2014

event Horizon 2020: The master class

A Q&A about how to succeed in Horizon 2020, with Robert-Jan Smits, Director General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

ESOF2014, Copenhagen, Valby Langgade 1, Carlsberg Museum, Glyptotek Hall - 26 June 2014

event Big data, big deal: big problem?

How will we keep networks secure? What rules do we need? Who should set them – national or international bodies? This panel will give 4 short examples of the opportunities of Big Data in research, and debate the rules that should govern them.

ESOF2014, Carlsberg Group HQ, Ny Carlsberg Vej 100, 1799 Copenhagen, Malting Hall - 23 June 2014

event ACES Selection Committee

The Academic Enterprise Awards (ACES) Selection Committee meets to short list the finalists of the 2014 awards.

Copenhagen - 23 June 2014

event So you want to start a company?

A workshop on forming a university spin-out company. Jointly organised by Science|Business and ASTP Proton as part of the ESOF conference.

Copenhagen - 23 June 2014

event The EIT Roundtable: The business case for participation

This year, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology is preparing to expand, with the addition of new 'KICs' between now and 2020. Business participation in KICs, old and new, is vital. So how to make the EIT ever-more attractive to companies and funds, large and small?

Brussels - 17 June 2014

event Europe’s healthcare biotech ‘stars’: How can we nurture them?

Confessions from the front lines

Brussels - 10 June 2014

event Research Commercialisation: From Ideas to IPO (Partner Event)

Research Commercialisation is a new cross-discipline event and will provide a platform for all those involved in promoting university-industry-investor collaboration, technology transfer and start-ups.

London - 19 May 2014

event Pharma Day (Partner Event)

A high-level meeting, on the means for facilitating the transition from scientific discovery to clinical applications in oncology.

Warsaw, Poland - 25 April 2014

event Partnerships for Innovation and Socio-Economic Impact: The Entrepreneurial University (partner event)

The European Commission in partnership with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology cordially invite you to a thematic forum on “Partnerships for Innovation and Socio-Economic Impact: The Entrepreneurial University”. The forum will take place at the premises of KTH in Stockholm on 19 - 20 March 2014.

KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm - 19 March 2014

event The Renewable Power Dilemma

Making electricity grids fit for wind and solar power

Berlin - 18 March 2014

event Standards: Can they spur or kill innovation?

A fringe session organised by the Science|Business Innovation Board, at the Innovation Convention 2014

Brussels - 11 March 2014

event Entrepreneurship skills and training for SMEs – where does IP fit?

This event will focus on the role and value of intellectual property training and management for SMEs and how it can help them to prosper in Europe.

Brussels - 4 March 2014

event ‘Big science:’ What’s it really worth?

A Science|Business dinner debate

Brussels - 3 March 2014

event 5G@Europe Summit 2014 (Partner Event)

We bring the world’s leading mobile network experts to Munich – The 5G@Europe Summit (5G ES) aims to foster debate and provide a forum for sharing ideas regarding the mobile communications of the future.

Munich - 10 February 2014

event Innovative regions: How can the EU support regional growth?

A high-level conference with Johannes Hahn, EU Regional Policy Commissioner

Brussels - 5 February 2014

event The economics of Intellectual Property (partner event)

In partnership with the European Ideas Network

European Parliament, Brussels - 22 January 2014