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.
The Standing Committee meeting will be followed by a dinner debate on Scientific evidence in policymaking: the role of the JRC
16:00 Registration and welcome coffee
16:30 Introduction by Richard L. Hudson, CEO & Editor, Science|Business
16:35 Highlights of the Science|Business annual Horizon 2020 conference by Maryline Fiaschi, Director, Science|Business
16:40 Open discussion on the most important issues that will be tackled by the Network and the best way to put them forward to EU decision makers.
17:15 How to best formulate recommendations to the EU institutions (consultation, original research, collection of best practices, etc.)?
17:30 Modus operandi: Setting up the committee structure and a date for the next meeting
17:45 ERC=Science² : A campaign to promote the ERC as a vector of 'cool science'. Invitation to university partners to join this Europe-wide project coordinated by Science|Business