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 Session

    • Mid-term review | Next MFF | FP9 | Cohesion Policy

    P4I Working Groups: 

    • Innovation-friendly regulation: Innovation Principle, Green Deals, Innovation Deals, Sandbox Concept
    • Start-up and scale-up
    • Youth entrepreneurship
    • Science communication
    • 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

Pact4Innovation - presentation and discussion on progress

    • Mid-term review/ post 2020 planning; MFF/H2020/30: impact on innovation
    • Focus on people: Young generation, entrepreneurs/start-ups, citizens
    • Regulatory framework/Innovation Principle
    • Adapt political structures and processes to breakthrough technologies and new business models
    • Science Communication: The Value of Evidence in the Digital Age 

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 Events

  • European Innovation Challenge
  • From science to business: successful science entrepreneurs
  • Funding innovation: new models, alternative financing
  • What intellectual property for start-ups?
  • EU support services for innovators and business (EEN)
  • EUREKA opportunities: Eurostars, Projects, Clusters
  • Networking and Matchmaking events

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