In the frame of the new European strategy for jobs and growth, the European Commission organised a conference entitled "Europe 2020 strategy - Innovation insights from European research in socio-economic sciences".
This conference went beyond the supply and technological perspective and addressed the demand side. It highlighted how the social, economic and political dynamics can make the difference on knowledge, innovation and smart growth.
Renowned academics and EU decision-makers intervened at this conference structured into five sessions:
Discussion took place between EU decision makers, academics and more than 150 stakeholders.