20 June 2014, Brussels
The European Commission and the European University Association is convening a high level conference on the role of universities in smart specialisation in Brussels. The agenda includes four cases studies of university-regional partnerships in the development of Smart Specialisation Strategies, as well as presentations on EU support by the Director Generals for Regional Policy, Research and Education
18 June 2014, Oslo, Norway
Organised by the EU Office at the University of Oslo, this half-day seminar is aimed at researchers, research administrators, leaders involved in research strategy and those with an interest in ERC research funding opportunities. The aim is to provide an opportunity for researchers to learn more about ERC funding opportunities, and to meet and discuss directly with the ERC and fellow researchers from across Norway.
17 June 2014, Brussels
The GLOBAL-IQ final conference on “Impact Quantification of Global Changes” took place in Brussels on Tuesday 17 June 2014 with the participation of more than 80 European decision-makers and stakeholders.
17 June 2014, London
This seminar will bring together policymakers with key industry stakeholders to discuss what more can be done to support innovation, skills and growth across UK health life sciences. It is scheduled to assess latest measures being undertaken by Government as part of its ongoing Strategy for UK Life Sciences, and will bring out latest thinking on the next steps for effective industrial strategy in this sector.
Alongside key policymakers, sessions will bring together representatives from pharmaceuticals, bio and medical technology industries, as well as universities, NHS partnerships, investors and commentators. Delegates will have particular opportunity to consider the next steps for developing an effective life sciences ecosystem, what more can be done to attract talent to the sector, and latest initiatives being undertaken to tackle barriers to investment and innovation.
Guests of Honour: Mark Samuels, Managing Director, NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure and Dr Mark Treherne, Chief Executive, Life Science Investment Organisation, UK Trade & Investment,
12-13 June 2014, Athens - Greece
The Greek National Documentation Centre (EKT) and the European Commission, in collaboration with the Greek General Secretariat for Research & Technology, have the pleasure to invite you to participate at the International Conference “Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2014”, which is organised under the frame of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union, in Athens, Greece, on the 12th and 13th of June, 2014.
The WIRE Conference provides a forum for policy dialogue on Regional Strategies, Innovation & Growth. Organised since 2010, it has been established as a debate leading to new proposals for improving the effectiveness of regional, national and European governance, measuring the impact and supporting regional development