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Second European Innovation Convention with the participation of Máire Geoghegan-Quinn

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On 11 March 2014, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Member of the EC in charge of Research, Innovation and Science, participated in the closing session of the second European Innovation Convention organised by the EC, and chaired by Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General of DG "Research and Innovation" of the EC, in Brussels, Belgium. On this occasion, the European Commission has awarded the European Capital of Innovation "iCapital" prize to Barcelona, Spain for introducing the use of new technologies to bring the city closer to citizens. Barcelona was chosen by a panel of independent experts in a close competition with Grenoble, France, and Groningen, The Netherlands. The €500,000 iCapital prize will be used to scale up and expand Barcelona's efforts on innovation.
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Type: Report   Reference: I-087273   Date: 11/03/2014   Duration: 18:45
Personalities:   Geoghegan-Quinn, Máire |   van Keulen, Joost |   Trias, Xavier |   Destot, Michel  
Location: Brussels - Square - Brussels Meeting Centre  
Languages: ORIGINAL

Tags: Award Ceremony | EU relations with Member States | France | Innovation | Spain | The Netherlands | Urbanism
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