5th EIS | Programme

5th European Innovation Summit Programme Overview*

Event Time Venue
JIIP Annual Symposium: "Procurement of Innovation: Demand Side Policies and Cases"
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15:00 - 18:30 EP, JAN 6Q1
Summit Opening Ceremony: Wake up Europe
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19:00 - 22:00 EP, Members' Restaurant
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Breakfast Debate: "Societal benefits of intellectual property protection", in cooperation with EuropaBio, Cefic, EFPIA, ECPA
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08:00 - 09:30 EP, Members' Salon
Press Breakfast: "EUREKA as an Integral Part of the European Research Area"
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08:00 - 09:30 EP, Members' Salon
Breakfast Debate: "Sustainable Society", in cooperation with Novitech
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08:00 - 09:30 EP, Members' Salon
Conference Session: "Horizon 2020: from intentions to impact"
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09:30 - 12.00 EP, PHS 4 B001
Lunch Debate: "Innovation for Growth: Think big, Think possible, Think tomorrow", in cooperation with CEFIC
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12:30 - 14:30 EP, Members' Salon
Lunch Debate: "Energy transition: opportunities for young people", in cooperation with the Hanze University of Applied Sciences
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12:30 - 14:30 EP, Members' Salon
Networking Lunch 12:30 - 14:30 EP, Exhibition Space
Conference Session: "Beyond Horizon 2020: from funds to market"
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15:00 - 17.00 EP, PHS 7 C050
Conference Session: "SMEs in Europe – maximising their innovation potential"
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17:00 - 19.00 EP, PHS 7 C050
Dinner Debate: "Towards world class clusters: policy support and funding instruments at EU and regional level", in cooperation with Puglia region
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19:30 - 22.00 EP, Members‘ Restaurant
Dinner Debate: "IT as a Tool for Driving Innovation", in cooperation with the European Internet Foundation (EIF)
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19:30 - 22.00 EP, President's Salon
Dinner Debate: "IMI2: Putting Medical Innovations to Work for Patients", in cooperation with EFPIA
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19:30 - 22.00 EP, Members‘ Salon
Dinner Debate: "Clean Sky 2: Shaping the Future of Aviation", in cooperation with Clean Sky
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20:00 - 22.30 EP, Members‘ Salon
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Breakfast Debate: "Standardization System Evolution Leading to Innovation Empowerment", in cooperation with IEEE
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08:00 - 09:30 EP, Members' Salon
Breakfast Debate: "Channeling the dynamism of technology innovation start-ups", in cooperation with EDF
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08:00 - 09:30 EP, Members' Salon
Conference Session: "Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe", in cooperation with STOA
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10:00 - 12:30 EP, PHS 7C 50
Lunch Debate: "A vision for innovation in Agriculture", in cooperation with ECPA
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12:30 - 14:30 EP, Members' Salon
Lunch Debate: "The Lower Austrian Innovation Pyramid", in cooperation with the Region of Lower Austria
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12:30 - 14:30 EP, Members' Salon
Lunch Debate: "Social Media and Innovation", in cooperation with Facebook
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12:30 - 14:30 EP, Members' Salon
Networking Lunch 12:30 - 14:30 EP, Exhibition Space
Press Conference
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14:30 - 15.00 EP, ASP 5G2
Conference Session: "Towards a European Innovation Partnership in Transport"
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15:00 - 17.00 EP, PHS 4 B001
Conference Session: "New Perspectives for Innovation in Europe: Regional Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategies"
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17:00 - 19.00 EP, PHS 4 B001
Summit Closing Ceremony
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19:30 - 22.00 Members' Restaurant

*The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the programme at any time.

5th European Innovation Summit Programme Details

Monday

JIIP Annual Symposium: Procurement of Innovation: Demand Side Policies and Cases

Symposium
Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 15:00 to 18:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | JAN 6Q1
Organiser: 
Joint Institute of Innovation Policy (JIIP)
Speakers: 

Jakob Edler,
Professor of Innovation Policy and Strategy, University of Manchester

Charles Edquist (TBC),
CIRCLE, Lund University

Robbert Fisher,
Managing Director, JIIP

Robert Meijer,
TNO

Ville Valovirta,
VTT

Mehrdad Mahdjoubi,
Orbital Systems

Concluding remarks: Paul Rübig,
MEP, K4I Governing Board Member

Announcements

Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 18:30 to 19:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Restaurant

IP intensive industries in the Single Market

Study presentation by Kerstin Jorna,
Director Intellectual Property, Directorate General Internal Market and Services, European Commission

People in Power driving Energy Transition

Debate organized on 26 November 2013, EP, Brussels
by Geert Graaf,
CEO Gasunie

Summit Opening Ceremony: Wake up Europe!

Reception
Monday, 30 September, 2013 - 19:00 to 22:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Restaurant
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum
Host: 

Lambert van Nistelrooij,
Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, Rapporteur of the Structural Funds 2014-2020

Speakers: 

Moderator: Roland Strauss,
Knowledge4Innovation

Prof. Jerzy Buzek,
Vice Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, former President of the European Parliament

Günther H. Oettinger,
European Commissioner for Energy

Hannes Swoboda,
MEP, Chair of the S&D Group of the European Parliament

Janez Potočnik,
European Commissioner for Environment

Dr. Burton Lee,
PhD MBA - Lecturer, European Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Stanford School of Engineering

Richard Pelly,
European Investment Fund

Friedhelm Schmider,
President, Knowledge4Innovation; General Director, ECPA

Tuesday

Societal benefits of intellectual property protection

Breakfast Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 08:00 to 09:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with EuropaBio, Cefic, EFPIA, ECPA
Host: 

Sabine Verheyen,
MEP

Speakers: 

Nathan Wajsman,
Chief Economist, OHIM

Gernot Klotz,
Executive Director, Cefic

Arjen Van Tunen,
CEO Keygene

Paul Leonard,
BASF

Brendan Barnes,
EFPIA

Sustainable Society

Breakfast Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 08:00 to 09:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with Novitech
Host: 

Attila Tóth,
Chairman of the Board, Novitech, Slovakia

Speakers: 

Dušan Lukášik,
Member of the Board, Centre of Economy Study of Renewable Energy and Distribution Systems, Košice, Slovakia

EUREKA as an Integral Part of the European Research Area

Press Breakfast
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 08:00 to 09:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
EUREKA
Speakers: 

Kristin Danielsen,
International Director of The Research Council of Norway; Chair, EUREKA

Roland Strauss,
Knowledge4Innovation

Marek Zajac,
Analyst, EUREKA

Horizon 2020: from intentions to impact

Conference Session
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 09:30 to 12:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | PHS 4 B001
Host: 

Maria da Graça Carvalho,
K4I Governing Board Member, Rapporteur for the Specific Programme Implementing Horizon 2020

Speakers: 

Moderator: Loredana Ghinea,
Manager Innovation Policy, CEFIC

Robert-Jan Smits,
Director General, DG Research and Innovation

Ivailo Kalfin,
MEP, Rapporteur Multiannual Financial Framework

Edit Herczog,
K4I Governing Board Member, MEP

Pedro de Sampaio Nunes,
Head of Secretariat, EUREKA

Steven Newhouse,
Director, EGI.eu

Gernot Klotz,
Executive Director, Cefic

Dr. Andreas Wild,
Executive Director, ENIAC

Bert de Colvenaer,
Executive Director, FCH JU

Dr. Monica Dietl,
Director, COST

Jordi Curell,
Director, Higher Education and International Affairs, DG Education and Culture, European Commission

Energy transition: opportunities for young people

Lunch Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation in cooperation with the Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Host: 

Lambert Van Nistelrooij,
Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, Rapporteur of the Structural Funds 2014-2020

Speakers: 

Moderator: Charles van Santvoord,
Marketing & Communications Manager Energy Academy Europe

Wim van Gemert,
Professor of Energy Innovation, Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Juliana Montoya Cardona,
EUREC Masterstudent, MINES ParisTech

Naim Madjalani,
EUREC Masterstudent, Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Ahmad Al Halawani,
EUREC Masterstudent, Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Giorgios Kourtellos,
EUREC Masterstudent, Hanze University of Applied Sciences

Jan Pagan,
EUREC Masterstudent, University of Zaragoza

Santiago David Vaca Jiménez,
EUREC Masterstudent, Loughborough University

Responses from: Przemyslaw Jankowski,
Policy Officer in DG Education and Culture

Innovation for Growth: Think big, Think possible, Think tomorrow

Lunch Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation in cooperation with CEFIC
Host: 

Edit Herczog,
K4I Governing Board Member, MEP

Speakers: 

Moderator: Esther Agyeman-Budu,
Communications office, CEFIC

Klaus Sommer,
Head Customer & Product Management, Bayer Technology Services

Jos Keurentjes,
Director Technology and Open Innovation, Akzo Nobel

Rudolf Strohmeier ,
Deputy Director-General, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

Gabriele Centi,
Professor, University of Messina

Beyond Horizon 2020: from funds to market

Conference Session
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 15:00 to 17:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | PHS 7 C050
Host: 

Danuta Huebner,
MEP, K4I Governing Board Member, Chair of the Regional Development Committee

Speakers: 

Moderator: Angel Martin,
Governmental Affairs Manager, ECPA

Clara de la Torre,
Director, Research and Innovation, DG Research and Innovation

Dirk Pilat,
Deputy Director, OECD

Karen Bartleson,
President of IEEE SA

Jos Keurentjes,
Director Technology and Open Innovation, Akzo Nobel

Adriana Agrimi,
Head of Research Department, Puglia Region

Mike Bushell,
Chief Scientific Advisor, Syngenta

Robert William Judd,
General Secretary, GERG

Peter Hongaard Anderson,
Senior Vice President of Lundbeck and Chair of EFPIA Research Director Group

SMEs in Europe – maximising their innovation potential

Conference Session
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 17:00 to 19:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | PHS 7 C050
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum
Host: 

Alojz Peterle,
MEP, K4I Governing Board Member

Speakers: 

Moderator: Stephen Taylor,
Director Technology Transfer, AREA Science Park

Anne Glover,
Chief Scientific Adviser to the European Commission President

Amelia Andersdotter,
MEP

Kristin Danielsen,
International Director of The Research Council of Norway; Chair, EUREKA

Gunnar Matthiesen,
Project Officer, EACI

Dr. Giorgio Anania,
CEO, Aledia

José Luis Alarcón Morente,
Chairman at Athisa Group

Alexandre Feray,
CEO, Openairlines (Clean Sky)

IT as a Tool for Driving Innovation

Dinner Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 19:30 to 22:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | President's Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with the European Internet Foundation (EIF)
Host: 

Lambert van Nistelrooij,
MEP, K4I Chair and EIF Governor

Pilar del Castillo,
MEP, K4I Forum Governing Board Member and EIF Chair

Speakers: 

Dr. Burton Lee,
PhD MBA - Lecturer, European Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Stanford School of Engineering

Harry van Dorenmalen,
IBM Europe Chairman

Thibaut Kleiner,
Advisor, Cabinet of European Commission Vice President Neelie Kroes

Towards world class clusters: policy support and funding instruments at EU and regional level

Dinner Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 19:30 to 22:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Restaurant
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with Puglia Region
Host: 

Vittorio Prodi,
MEP, Committee on Industry , Research & Energy

Speakers: 

Danuta Huebner,
MEP, K4I Governing Board Member, Chair of the Regional Development Committee

Loredana Capone,
Regional Minister for Research, Innovation and Economic Development

Raoul Prado,
Director, Smart and Sustainable Growth and Southern Europe, DG REGIO, European Commission

Dimitri Corpakis,
Head of Unit Regional Dimension of Innovation, DG Research and Innovation(RTD)

IMI2: Putting Medical Innovations to Work for Patients

Dinner Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 19:30 to 22:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with EFPIA
Host: 

Maria da Graça Carvalho,
K4I Governing Board Member, Rapporteur for the Specific Programme Implementing Horizon 2020

Speakers: 

Patricia Reilly,
Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commission

Michel Goldman,
Executive Director, IMI

Peter Hongaard Andersen,
Senior Vice President of Lundbeck and Chair of EFPIA Research Director Group

Clean Sky 2: Shaping the Future of Aviation

Dinner Debate
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013 - 20:00 to 22:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with Clean Sky JU
Host: 

Amalia Sartori,
MEP, Chair, ITRE Committee (Committee on Industry , Research & Energy)

Speakers: 

Jack Metthey,
Director Framework Programme - Interinstitutional Relations, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

Massimo Lucchesini,
Chairman of Clean Sky‘s Governing Board, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Alenia Aermacchi

Juan Carlos Cortes,
Director of International Programmes, Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (CDTI)

Tomasz Kosmider,
President and Managing Director, Technology Partners Foundation / AERO-PLAN Cluster

Wednesday

Channelling the dynamism of technology innovation start-ups

Breakfast Debate
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 08:00 to 09:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with EDF
Host: 

Edit Herczog,
K4I Governing Board Member, MEP

Speakers: 

Moderator: Frédéric Simon,
Executive Editor, Euractiv

Philippe Ringenbach,
General Manager, EDF Corporate Venture and Innovation Financing

Petter J. Karal,
Co-founder and CEO of Seatower AS

Pierre-André Marchal,
CEO of ENERSENS

Standardization System Evolution Leading to Innovation Empowerment

Breakfast Debate
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 08:00 to 09:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum in cooperation with IEEE
Host: 

António Fernando Correia de Campos,
MEP

Speakers: 

Karen Bartleson,
President of IEEE SA

Amelia Andersdotter,
MEP

Michel Catinat,
Head of Unit responsible for "Key Enabling Technologies and Digital Economy", DG Enterprise and Industry, European Commission

David Law,
IEEE

Rebekka Porath,
Digital Europe

Rigo Wenning,
W3C

Potential of Cloud Computing in Europe

Conference Session
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 10:00 to 12:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | EP, PHS 7C 50
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation in cooperation with STOA
Host: 

Teresa Riera Madurell,
MEP, STOA Panel Member

Speakers: 

Dr. Timo Leimbach,
Fraunhofer ISI

Caspar Bowden,
Independent Privacy Researcher

Chiara Giovannini,
ANEC

Dr. Theo Lynn,
Dublin City University / Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce

Prof. Dr. Reinhilde Veugelers,
KU Leuven / Bruegel

Jorge Gasos,
European Commission DG Connect

A vision for innovation in Agriculture

Lunch Debate
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation in cooperation with ECPA
Host: 

Christa Klass,
MEP, Vice-Chair ENVI Committee

Speakers: 

Matthew McDougall,
Phillips McDougall

Iman Boot,
DG Agriculture, European Commission

Paulo Gouveia,
COPA-COGECA

Friedhelm Schmider,
President, Knowledge4Innovation; General Director, ECPA

Social Media and Innovation

Lunch Debate
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation in cooperation with Facebook
Host: 

Lambert van Nistelrooij,
Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, Rapporteur of the Structural Funds 2014-2020

Speakers: 

Erika Mann,,
Managing Director for Public Policy, Facebook

Bart Becks,
Co-founder SonicAngel

The Lower Austrian Innovation Pyramid

Lunch Debate
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Salon
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation in cooperation with the Region of Lower Austria
Host: 

Othmar Karas,
MEP

Speakers: 

Moderator: Dr. Roland Adrowitzer,
ORF - coordinator of all ORF correspondents

Petra Bohuslav,
Minister of economy, tourism, technology and sports of Lower Austria

Irma Priedl,
State Government of Lower Austria

Raimund Mitterbauer,
Lower Austrian Chamber of Commerce

Helmut Miernicki,
CEO, ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria

Claus Zeppelzauer ,
ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria

Simone Hagenauer ,
ecoplus. The Business Agency of Lower Austria

Press Conference

Press Conference
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 14:30 to 15:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | ASP 5G2
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation
Speakers: 

Chair:

Lambert van Nistelrooij,
Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, Rapporteur of the Structural Funds 2014-2020

Panelists:

Prof. Jerzy Buzek,
Vice Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, former President of the European Parliament

Friedhelm Schmider,
President, Knowledge4Innovation; General Director, ECPA

Gernot Klotz,
Executive Director Research and Innovation, CEFIC

Kristin Danielsen,
International Director of The Research Council of Norway; Chair, EUREKA

Dr. Burton Lee,
PhD MBA - Lecturer, European Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Stanford School of Engineering

Pierre-André Marchal,
CEO of ENERSENS

Towards a European Innovation Partnership in Transport

Conference Session
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 15:00 to 17:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | PHS 4 B001
Organiser: 
Technology Partners, founding member of Knowledge4Innovation
Host: 

Prof. Jerzy Buzek,
Vice Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, former President of the European Parliament

Speakers: 

Moderator: Richard Granger,
President, Technology Partners Foundation Brussels Office

Keynote: Siim Kallas (TBC),
Vice President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Transport

Eric Dautriat,
Executive Director, CleanSky JTI

Prof. Manuel Seabra Pereira,
Vice President, ERRAC

Peter Wolters (TBC),
Secretary General, EIA

Francois-Joseph Van Audenhove,
Partner, Arthur D Little

Peter Droell,
Head of Unit, Innovation Policy, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

Tomasz Kosmider,
President and Managing Director, Technology Partners Foundation / AERO-PLAN Cluster

New Perspectives for Innovation in Europe: Regional Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategies

Conference Session
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 17:00 to 19:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | PHS 4 B001
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum
Host: 

Lambert Van Nistelrooij,
MEP, Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board

Speakers: 

Moderator: Dr. Roland Adrowitzer,
ORF - coordinator of all ORF correspondents

Johannes Hahn,
European Commissioner for Regional Policy

Danuta Huebner,
MEP, K4I Governing Board Member, Chair of the Regional Development Committee

Xabier Goenaga,
Head of the Knowledge for Growth Unit, Joint Research Centre – European Commission

Petra Bohuslav,
Minister of economy, tourism, technology and sports of Lower Austria

Pasquale Orlando,
Managing Authority ERDF OP - Puglia 2007/2013

Lars Christian Hansen,
President Europe, Novozymes | Member of the Executive Committee, Biobased Industries Consortium

Summit Closing Ceremony

Reception
Wednesday, 2 October, 2013 - 19:30 to 22:00
Venue: 
European Parliament | Members' Restaurant
Organiser: 
Knowledge4Innovation Forum
Host: 

Prof. Jerzy Buzek,
MEP, Vice Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, former President of the European Parliament

Speakers: 

Moderator: Roland Strauss,
Knowledge4Innovation

G. Steven Burrill,
CEO, Burrill & Company

Summit outcome: Richard Granger,
President, Technology Partners Foundation Brussels Office

Concluding remarks:

Gernot Klotz,
Executive Director Research and Innovation, CEFIC

Lambert van Nistelrooij,
Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board, Rapporteur of the Structural Funds 2014-2020

Friedhelm Schmider,
President, Knowledge4Innovation; General Director, ECPA