18-19 October 2011, Munich, Germany
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On 18 and 19 October, the European Patent Office and the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission will organise an IPR workshop for Marie Curie Fellows in Munich.
13-15 October 2011, Berlin
The conference invites university researchers and representatives of private research institutions to discuss the planning, advancement and regulation of research, its implications, consequences and structural needs.
Organized by the Center for Cluster Development (CCD) of the Freie Universität Berlin in cooperation with Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, the conference will provide a perfect opportunity to present and disseminate information about methods and practices of planning research as well as the possibilities and consequences. Representatives of BMBF and the best known German and international foundations and research organizations have been invited.
Registration needed. Contact for registration: CCD@fu-berlin.de
11-13 October 2011, Brussels
Under the motto “Towards a European Innovation Ecosystem” the 3rd EIS will be organised in two major events. In Warsaw the focus will be on adapting EU research and innovation policies to national and regional contexts, and on increasing synergies between different policy areas. In the European Parliament in Brussels, participants will discuss the role of people and talent for innovation and the challenges of innovation funding and financing.
9-12 October 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The theme of the Forum is "Strengthening Research Partnerships for Better Health and Sustainable Development", taking into account the past, present and the future of EDCTP.
The EDCTP Forum is a biannual conference organised by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) to stimulate debate, present recent advances and highlight latest research results on poverty-related diseases (malaria, tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS), in particular stemming from EDCTP-funded projects in Africa.