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Innovation: Starting out, scaling up

A private meeting of the Science|Business Network. By invitation only.


Programme
Programme

16:30 - Planning meeting of the Science|Business Network

A members-only brainstorming session on possible activities for the 12 months ahead

  • Chairs: Maryline Fiaschi and Richard L. Hudson, Science|Business

17:30 - Innovation: Starting out, scaling up

Pitches and debate about how to energise and fund Europe’s most promising innovators

  • Welcome and chair: Maryline Fiaschi, Managing Director, Science|Business

In the elevator: short pitches from ERC Proof of Concept grantees

  • Nikos Paragios, Chief Executive and Technical Officer, Therapanacea
  • Pierre Alliez, Senior Researcher, INRIA
  • Paola Ceroni, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Bologna
  • Evgeny Rebrov, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Warwick; Chief Technical Officer, Stolicatalysts Ltd.
  • Jennifer McElwain, Professor of Plant Palaeobiology and Palaeoecology, Trinity College Dublin
  • Master of Ceremonies: Philippe Vanrie, Head of Eureka Secretariat

 The policy options: How to help disruptive start-ups gain scale

  • Klaus Bock, Vice-President, European Research Council (ERC)
  • Ronald de Bruin, Director, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) 
  • Martin Kern, Interim Director, European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
  • Rachel Carey, Chief Scientist, Zinc
  • Moderator: Peter Wrobel, Co-founder, Science|Business

19:00 – Science|Business Network reception

Speakers
Speakers
Klaus Bock
Vice-President, European Research Council
Ronald de Bruin
Director, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
Rachel Carey
Chief Scientist, Zinc
Martin Kern
Interim Director, EIT
Evgeny Rebrov
ERC grantee, Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Warwick; Chief Technical Officer, Stolicatalysts Ltd.
Paola Ceroni
ERC grantee, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Bologna
Nikos Paragios
ERC grantee, Chief Executive and Technical Officer, Therapanacea
Jennifer McElwain
ERC grantee, Professor of Plant Palaeobiology and Palaeoecology, Trinity College Dublin
Pierre Alliez
ERC grantee, Senior Researcher, INRIA
Registration
Contact

For more information and registration, please contact Natalia Grzomba at natalia.grzomba@sciencebusiness.net

 

 

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