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Corporate R&D: 2010 Conference

Call for abstracts: 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D


The 2nd European Conference on Corporate R&D (CONCORD-2010), focussing on Corporate R&D – An engine for growth, a challenge for European policy, will take place in Seville (Spain), on 3 - 4 March 2010. The event aims to link science, business, and policy making by being structured around a series of policy relevant questions and thereby seeks to understand the policy implications of scientific findings. In particular, it will address the dynamics of corporate R&D, innovation, competitiveness and economic growth.

The call for abstracts for the conference is now open until 20 July and is structured in three main strands:

  • Impact of R&D on firm productivity and market performance
  • Globalising economies & internationalisation of corporate R&D
  • The link between corporate R&D, innovation, and employment

The event will be organised by the JRC's Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) and the Spanish Centre for Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) under the auspices of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.