The Annual Science|Business Framework conference
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, defence R&D, regional development and other areas
- 4 June – By invitation only: S|B Network
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 & Richard L. Hudson, Science|Business
17:30 - Innovation hub: 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
Proving the concept: 5 short pitches from ERC Proof of Concept grantees
The policy options – panel debate
19:00 – Science|Business Network reception
- 5 June - Public Conference (Webcast will be available)
09:00 –The next Multiannual Financial Framework
09:30 – Stepping up financing for innovation
09:50 - Research and innovation in the next financial framework
10:20 – Breaking the silos: Getting research into every policy area – around the world
11:15 – Coffee break
11:45 – Workshops: Unblocking the innovation pipeline
Parallel, 75-minute workshops to develop conclusions to speed innovation across the economy
Artificial Intelligence in the workplace
Follow the money: How to finance Europe’s cash-starved innovators
City Innovation hubs: How to strengthen regional innovation in Europe’s fast-growing cities
Defence and security: What technologies? Whose budget?
(More to be announced)
13:00 - Lunch
14:00 – Innovation: Can it save our health systems?
14:50 – The next Framework Programme: Who needs industry?
15:45 - Coffee break
16:15 - What’s our mission? What goals should we set for the next Framework Programme?
17:15 - Networking reception
Please register here for June 5th. Please note that June 4th is by invitation only.
For more information on June 4th, please contact Natalia Grzomba at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on June 5th, please contact Stefania Gavra at email@example.com.