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Making research and innovation results work for a resilient and sustainable Europe


The Knowledge Valorisation Week has showcased excellent examples of strategies and tools to boost the uptake of research results that benefit all. It has connected policy makers and stakeholders from across Europe and nudged dialogue and knowledge sharing. Enhancing knowledge valorisation capacities and skills in the Union is crucial to accelerate the use of science-based solutions and inventions for the recovery and the twin green and digital transitions. Europe has to make research results work for society.

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Day 1 - 27 April 2021 Day 2 - 28 April 2021 Day 3 - 29 April 2021 Day 4 - 30 April 2021
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France’s legislative approaches to facilitate inter-sectoral cooperation

Fostering collaborative innovation through a Knowledge Transfer Network (Portugal)

Espoo Innovation Ecosystem: open collaboration strategies in practice (Finland)

Combining the free flow of research results and data with strategic and economic interests: what can we learn from the current crisis? Panel discussion

How to promote bi-directional mobility of knowledge between engineering industries and academia (Lithuania)

Networking for SMEs: How to get inspired and find an innovation partner? (Chamber of Skilled Crafts for Munich and Upper Bavaria, Germany)

Using Knowledge to Generate Value: A company approach to partnerships (Atlantic Copper, Spain)


Promoting IP valorisation through the IP platform – Knowledge Share run by the national network NETVAL (Italy)

Policy Accelerator Hub: An innovative way of tackling policy-making with students (Romania)


National Contact Point – Intellectual Property (Austria)

Arts and sciences joining forces to enable a dignified life with Huntington's disease (Belgium/France)


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The EU Knowledge Valorisation Week is organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General Research and Innovation; the Austrian Federal Ministries of Digital and Economic Affairs; Education, Science and Research; Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology; the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (Belgium); the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland; the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of France; the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment and the Department for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Skills of Ireland;  the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania; the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education and the Ministry of Economy and Digital Transition of Portugal; and the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digitalisation of Romania.

For background information see the report of the survey ‘Towards a Policy Dialogue and Exchange of Best Practices on Knowledge Valorisation’. It summarises feedback and comments from EU Member States and interested EEA countries on concrete areas for policy dialogue and exchange of best practices.


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Practical information

27 April 2021, 10.00 - 30 April 2021, 13.00 (CEST)