9th European Innovation Summit | Week | 27.11 - 1.12 | 2017 | Brussels


The 9th European Innovation Summit will take place during the week between 27 November and 1 December 2017 in the European Parliament in Brussels.
This year's program will include a broad range of topics*:

Plenary Sessions

  • Mid-term review and FP 9
  • Innovation-friendly regulation: Innovation Principle, Green Deals, Innovation Deals, Sandbox Concept
  • Start-up and scale-up
  • Youth entrepreneurship
  • From Science to business
  • Breakthrough vs incremental innovation

Parallel sessions

Note: Sector focus is on Reserch and Innovation, Digitalization and Technologies for the future

  • Health and Lifescience
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Artificial Inteligence and Robotics
  • Circular Economy
  • Bioeconomy
  • Material Science
  • Transport, Space, Aeronautics
  • Energy and Environment
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Energy and Environment
  • Security and Cyber Crime

Bi-annual ‘Pact for Innovation’ event - presentation and discussion on progress

Individual events organised by K4I Members and Partners

  • Breakfast Debates
  • Lunch Debates
  • Dinner Debates

in the European Parliament on Tuesday, 28 November and Wednesday, 29 November

European Innovation Week workshops

  • From science to business: successful science entrepreneurs
  • What intellectual property for start-ups?
  • EU support services for innovators and business (EEN)
  • EUREKA opportunities: Eurostars, Projects, Clusters
  • Networking and Matchmaking event
  • Innovation Prize

*This is an indicative list of topics, which is subject to change.
Please contact the K4I Secretariat for more information and partnership opportunities.