ACRID, the Associated Candidate Countries Research, Innovation and Development Network in partnership with the K4I Forum, is organizing a series of events focused on Research & Innovation (R&I), engaging public, private, and academic sectors. These events will explore EU opportunities available to accession and candidate countries and aim to strengthen collaboration to enhance their innovation capacities.
The forum seeks to boost the European R&I community's competitiveness, particularly addressing European Green Deal objectives. Discussions will cover topics around AI, circular economy, and green practices in various settings, emphasizing community engagement, social inclusion. and green job creation. The forum will feature diverse contributions from EU and accession and candidate countries as well as from third countries that participate in EU projects.
More specifically the events aim at:
15:00-17:00 Panel Discussion on Collaboration & Funding Opportunities among Quadruple Helix actors
19:30-22:00 Dinner Debate on Science, Research and Innovation Impact to EU Market
08:00-09:30 Breakfast Debate on Science Diplomacy for EU Green and Digital Transition
10:00-12:00 Panel Discussion on Higher Education Institutions and Future Education Needs for Green and Digital Transition