Event :: FT2I Seminar
16 December 2013, Brussels, Belgium
This new instrument, open to different entities, will help to boost innovation and increase private sector participation under Horizon 2020. Contribute to the set-up of the pilot program by participating in our workshop on December 16!
DRAFT SCHEDULE OF THE EVENT
Clara de la Torre, Director, DG Research and Innovation
FTI: Policy Rationale and Implementation Challenges
Christian Ehler, Member of the European Parliament
'Fast Track to Innovation Pilot' – legal frame
Bernd Reichert, Head of Unit, DG Research and Innovation
Objectives and target groups: what is the ideal consortium for a 'Fast Track to Innovation' project?
o Representative industry:
- Markus J. Beyrer, Director General, Business Europe (tbc)
- Arnaldo Abruzzini, Secretary General, Eurochambres
o Philippe Vanrie, CEO, European Business & Innovation Centre Network
o John Smith, Deputy Secretary General, European University Association - EUA
o Muriel Attané, Secretary General, European Association of Research and Technology Organisations - EARTO
Implementation: how to manage an efficient innovation-oriented scheme?
Examples from Member States:
o Wolfgang Crasemann, Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, Germany
o Milena Jozwik, Ministry of Economy, Poland (tbc)
o David Golding, Technology Strategy Board (TSB), United Kingdom
o Luis J. Guerra Casanova , CDTI – Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
Clara de la Torre, Director, DG Research and Innovations