Events earlier this year
Events 69-72 of 91 – Page:
Annual conference of the European Trade Association of Research & Technology Organisations
12-13 May 2011, Warsaw
The main theme of this year's conference is Delivering the Innovation Union. The conference plenary sessions will focus on some of the major architectural issues and programme features of the Commission’s Innovation Union proposals.
The conference includes a keynote speech from Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.
European Perspectives in Personalised Medicine
12-13 May 2011, Brussels
The conference will take stock of the recent achievements in health related research leading to personalised medicine and will aim at identification and prioritisation of future actions needed at the European level, bringing together European and national – level policy makers, industrial and academic researchers, patients, clinicians and other stakeholders.
The Commissioners for Research and Innovation, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, and for Health and Consumers, John Dalli, will both participate.
MIC - My Ideal City Conference
12-13 May 2011, Venice
The conference, which is free, will present the results of MIC, which is an EU-funded project (7th Framework Programme) exploring the use of shared virtual environments as part of a public discussion on the issues involved in building the city of the future.
The project involves four science museums – Trento, Lisbon, Copenhagen and Jerusalem – and the IUAV University of Venice, with its Me.La. Multimedia Laboratory, which was responsible for the artistic coordination and implementation of part of the virtual environments.
Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) Stakeholder Forum 2011
11-12 May 2011, Budapest
IMI’s Stakeholder Forum 2011 will take place on Thursday 12 May at the SYMA Centre in Budapest, Hungary as part of the World of Health IT (WoHIT) eHealth week. In addition, IMI will hold a networking cocktail on the evening of Wednesday 11 May and a networking breakfast on the morning of 12 May.
The agenda includes:
- a plenary session, jointly organised by IMI and the European Commission’s Information Society, on how knowledge and data management can trigger innovation in healthcare and drug development;
- an overview of how IMI is meeting the innovation challenges faced by the pharmaceutical sector;
- presentations by leading scientists setting out the first achievements of ongoing IMI projects;
- an overview of IMI's scientific vision and industry priorities for the future;
- a glance at IMI’s forthcoming 4th Call for proposals and the role of eHealth in future IMI projects.
Events 69-72 of 91 – Page: