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Against the backdrop of the Commission's White Paper on the future of Europe, the conference will bring together policymakers from EU institutions, nearly 700 stakeholders and interested actors to discuss the role of research and innovation for Europe's future.


Summary

Against the backdrop of the Commission's White Paper on the future of Europe, the conference "Research & Innovation – shaping our future", hosted by Research, Science and Innovation Commissioner Carlos Moedas, brought together policymakers from EU institutions, nearly 700 stakeholders and interested actors to discuss the role of research and innovation for Europe's future.

Pascal Lamy, the chair of the High Level Group on maximising the impact of European research and innovation programmes

Pascal Lamy, the chair of the High Level Group on maximising the impact of European research and innovation programmes, presented the Group's vision and recommendations for the future, based on the results of the interim evaluation of Horizon 2020.

Watch the full speech.

Commissioner Carlos Moedas.

Other visionary speakers included captains of industry, researchers and innovators at the frontier of progress, politicians and movers and shakers in society but also young people who have expectations for the(ir) future. They discussed with the audience how research and innovation could transform our economy and improve our society.

Full video from the conference

High Level Group Report

LAB – FAB – APP: Investing in the European future we want

DownloadPDF - 400.1 KB

Video: Recommendations on maximising impact of future EU R&I programmes

Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020

Key findings from the Horizon 2020 Interim Evaluation brochure

DownloadPDF - 2.7 MB

Interim Evaluation of Horizon 2020 book

DownloadPDF - 6.5 MB

Speakers

Speakers Profiles

DownloadPDF - 677 KB

Photo Gallery

Practical information

When
3 July 2017, 9.30 - 19.30 (CEST)
Where
Charlemagne building
Rue de la Loi 170
B-1040 Brussels
Belgium