june, 2017

27jun09:3014:30Europe’s futureOpen Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World09:30 - 14:30 Event Type:Jointly organized by K4I and DG R&I with the participation of the RISE HLG members

Time

(Tuesday) 09:30 - 14:30

Location

European Parliament

Event Details

What future do we want for Europe in view of 2030? How can the EU be more responsive to citizen’s needs in a policy of Open Science, Open Innovation and Open to the World? Can the EU set a direction for the future through mobilising R&I missions? How can the EU respond to societal challenges and the global Sustainable Development Goals? Is there a new role for Research and Innovation in EU policy?

11h00 – 12h00 | Venue: ASP 1E 201
Session II: An Innovation-driven EU policy – which framework conditions and instruments?

What would an innovation-driven EU policy agenda imply for investment and funding instruments to R&I? Is there scope for further synergies between the EU R&I framework programme and Structural Funds? How can innovation and regulation reinforce each other, embracing the Innovation Principle?

13h00 – 14h30 | Venue: ASP 3E 2
Session III: Focus on Impact – Creating social and economic value

How can we shift from an input- to an impact-focused R&I policy? How do we measure progress? Can Open Science and Open Innovation trigger more social and economic value from investments? How can we involve new actors, entrepreneurs, cities, and citizens, as actors of innovation in open spaces of experimentation?

Attendees List

Event Agenda

 

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Europe’s future: Open Innovation, Open Science, Open to the World

Host

Lambert van Nistelrooij, Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

Speakers for this event

  • Azoulay, Jean-Philippe

    Azoulay, Jean-Philippe

    Director General, European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)

    Director General, European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)

    Director General, European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)

  • de Bruin, Ronald

    de Bruin, Ronald

    Director, COST Association

    Dr Ronald de Bruin was appointed Director of the COST Association on 1 June 2016. Before joining the Association, Ronald was Director of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and Head of Department of the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA). For almost eight years, he played a key role in managing and setting up these European Union agencies from scratch. Prior to this, he was Deputy Director of a public-private partnership platform for the Information Society in the Netherlands for over three years. His main responsibilities included drafting the annual work programs including public-private partnership projects, managing the implementation of national multi-stakeholder projects, and coordinating EU-funded projects. For almost three years, he worked for a global .COM company with top-100 clients. During his one-year stay as manager at KPMG, he worked on developing e-security services for the growing e-commerce market. He started his career as Policy Advisor for the Dutch national government, where, for three years, he was responsible for developing a national policy on e-security services, and scenarios for introducing digital TV. He is Ambassador to Brussels for the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership Europe and Founding Director of the Greenleaf Center in Brussels. Dr De Bruin has also authored several books on servant-leadership, digital television, online consumer trust and computer security. He holds a Ph.D.in Law and Computer Science, an M.Sc. in Technology Management and a B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering.

    Director, COST Association

  • Georghiou, Luke

    Georghiou, Luke

    RISE, Vice-President for Research and Innovation at the University of Manchester

    RISE, Vice-President for Research and Innovation at the University of Manchester

  • Maletić, Ivana

    Maletić, Ivana

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Manceau, Delphine

    Manceau, Delphine

    RISE, Dean, European Business School, Paris

    RISE, Dean, European Business School, Paris

    RISE, Dean, European Business School, Paris

  • Novakov, Andrey

    Novakov, Andrey

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Orduña Cao, Àngels

    Orduña Cao, Àngels

    Executive Director, SPIRE

    Executive Director, SPIRE

    Executive Director, SPIRE

  • Pavalkis, Dainius

    Pavalkis, Dainius

    RISE, Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, former Minister of Education and Science in Lithuania

    RISE, Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, former Minister of Education and Science in Lithuania

    RISE, Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, former Minister of Education and Science in Lithuania

  • Polt, Wolfgang

    Polt, Wolfgang

    Head of the Centre of Economic and Innovation Research - POLICIES, Joanneum Research Ltd.

    Wolfgang Polt is Head of the Institute of Economic and Innovation Research – POLICIES of JOANNEUM RESEARCH Ltd. and authorized representative of this organisation, which is one of the major public research organisations in Austria. He is an economist and has long experience in innovation research and policy studies in science, technology and innovation policy. The scope of the studies includes policy design, policy evaluation and policy implementation. He has carried out evaluations of programmes, policies and institutions for DG Research, DG Enterprise and DG Information Society of the European Commission, and for institutions in countries like Austria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Japan and Switzerland. He supported Ministries in Austria concerning EU policy alignment, joint programming and stakeholder process for EU FP9. As an expert, he has contributed to the recent country studies of the EU and the OECD on innovation policies in Estonia, Greece and Hungary. Most recently, he was the study director of a project analysing and comparing the research system of Germany.

    Head of the Centre of Economic and Innovation Research - POLICIES, Joanneum Research Ltd.

  • Ritter, Mary

    Ritter, Mary

    RISE, Emeritus professor Imperial College London, International Ambassador EIT Climate-KIC

    RISE, Emeritus professor Imperial College London, International Ambassador EIT Climate-KIC

    RISE, Emeritus professor Imperial College London, International Ambassador EIT Climate-KIC

  • Sarvaranta, Leena

    Sarvaranta, Leena

    Vice President, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

    Vice President, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

    Vice President, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

  • Slaus, Ivo

    Slaus, Ivo

    RISE, Honorary president of the World Academy of Art and Science, Dean of Diplomacy College

    RISE, Honorary president of the World Academy of Art and Science, Dean of Diplomacy College

    RISE, Honorary president of the World Academy of Art and Science, Dean of Diplomacy College

  • Spyraki, Maria

    Spyraki, Maria

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Tataj, Daria

    Tataj, Daria

    RISE, entrepreneur, investor, author, former founding member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

    RISE, entrepreneur, investor, author, former founding member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

    RISE, entrepreneur, investor, author, former founding member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

  • van Nistelrooij, Lambert

    van Nistelrooij, Lambert

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Vandenberghe, Kurt

    Vandenberghe, Kurt

    Director Policy Development and Coordination, EU Commission

    Kurt is Director for Policy Development and Coordination at the European Commission's DG Research and Innovation since 1st February 2016. Before that, he was Director for 'Climate action and resource efficiency' at DG Research and Innovation since July 2013. He served in the Cabinet of Research Commissioner Philippe Busquin (1999-2004) and as Head of the Cabinet of Janez Potocnik, who was Commissioner for Research and Innovation (2004-2009) and subsequently for Environment (from 2010). Kurt joined the European Commission in 1996 as co-ordinator of the Commission’s Intermodal Transport Task Force and of the Transport Research Programme. Before entering the Commission, Kurt worked for 4 years as a manager at Ernst & Young Association Management, where he set up, managed and represented international trade associations. After reading French and Italian literature at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) and obtaining a degree in Public and International Affairs at the University Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve (UCL), Kurt gained a Master of Arts degree in International Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (S.A.I.S.) in Bologna, Italy and Washington D.C., US. Kurt is co-founder and board member of Journalismfund.eu and the VZW Scriptieprijs.

    Director Policy Development and Coordination, EU Commission

  • Virkkunen, Henna

    Virkkunen, Henna

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Henna Virkkunen is a member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy and a substitute of the Committee on Transport and Tourism. She advocates the Digital Single Market and European Energy Union. She is working with files on Horizon Europe, online platforms, and Connecting Europe Facility. Virkkunen has worked as a rapporteur on blockchain technologies. Virkkunen promotes an innovation-friendly Europe. She is a keen advocate of education and skills as these equip European people for future trends such as digitalisation. She has served several ministerial posts in Finland as a Minister of Education and Science, Minister of Public Administration and Local Governance and Minister of Transport. Virkkunen is a licentiate of Philosophy.

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

  • Weidemann, Joachim

    Weidemann, Joachim

    Associated Business Director EU, Handelsblatt Global

    Associated Business Director EU, Handelsblatt Global

    Associated Business Director EU, Handelsblatt Global

  • Zorrinho, Carlos

    Zorrinho, Carlos

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

    Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

Speakers

Welcome speeches:

Lambert van Nistelrooij
Member of the European Parliament (MEP), Chairman of the K4I Forum Governing Board

Teresa Riera Madurell
RISE, Professor at the University of the Balearic Islands, former Member of the European Parliament

 

Session I: EU’s future R&I policy – Visions and values

Moderator: Roland Strauss,
Managing Director, Knowledge4Innovation

Robbert Fisher
Managing Director of The Joint Institute for Innovation Policy (JIIP); President, Knowledge4Innovation (K4I)

Dainius Pavalkis
RISE, Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, former Minister of Education and Science in Lithuania

Ivo Slaus
RISE, Honorary president of the World Academy of Art and Science, Dean of Diplomacy College

Pierre Barthélemy
Executive Director Research & Innovation Programme, The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic)

Wolfgang Polt
Head of the Centre of Economic and Innovation Research – POLICIES, Joanneum Research Ltd.

Andrey Novakov
Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

Carlos Zorrinho
Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

 

Session II: An Innovation-driven EU policy – which framework conditions and instruments?

Moderator: Robbert Fisher
Managing Director of The Joint Institute for Innovation Policy (JIIP); President, Knowledge4Innovation (K4I)

Luke Georghiou
RISE, Vice-President for Research and Innovation at the University of Manchester

Daria Tataj
RISE, entrepreneur, investor, author, former founding member of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology

Jean-Philippe Azoulay
Director General, European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)

Yannick Legré,
Managing Director, EGI Foundation 

Àngels Orduña Cao 
Executive Director, SPIRE

Maria Spyraki
Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

Ivana Maletić
Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

 

Session III: Focus on Impact – Creating social and economic value

Moderator: Joachim Weidemann,
Associated Business Director EU, Handelsblatt Global 

Delphine Manceau
RISE, Dean, European Business School, Paris

Mary Ritter
RISE, Emeritus professor Imperial College London, International Ambassador EIT Climate-KIC 

Ronald de Bruin,
Director, COST Association

Leena Sarvaranta
Vice President, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland 

Henna Virkkunen
Member of the European Parliament (MEP)

 

Closing Remarks

Kurt Vandenberghe
Director, Climate Action and Resource Efficiency, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

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