12.10.2016 | Brussels, Belgium
As the European Commission is just now beginning to draft its next Framework Programme, this conference is designed as a dialogue platform to plan corporate, academic and government R&D strategies for the future: What will Europe, and its science and technology, be like in 2030 and beyond? How are companies, universities and governments preparing for a better future? What should the EU do to help them?
This event is organised by Science|Business Publishing Ltd., a UK media and communications company with a Brussels branch office that is specialised in innovation. The company was founded in 2004 by two leading science and technology journalists. Core activities include a daily electronic news service; conferences; policy research; and services to help university, industry and policy members connect. The Science|Business Network brings together 24 academic members, including TU Berlin, Imperial College London, Karolinska, ESADE, Aalto, KTH and INSEAD; as well as multinational technology companies and government agencies.
The upcoming Science|Business Network conference will bring together corporate executives, university administrators and policy leaders from all over Europe and from all sectors/disciplines to:
Workshops pooling expertise from the Commission, academia and industry to discuss scenarios for Security, Health, Energy, ICT. How should companies, universities and government prepare for the future? What main challenges will R&D managers, university administrators, R&I policy makers have to deal with?
Topics* for this first round of workshops:
How should the EU shape its own R&I programmes for the future? What will be the consequences from Brexit? How can FP9 support research and technology breakthroughs for a brighter future? This second round of workshops will focus on cross-cutting issues on which groups will compare notes from the morning discussions and draft a comprehensive set of recommendations.
Topics* could include:
* Titles of the workshops are subject to change
Source and full event information: Science|Business