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Policy conference

24-26 September

Bringing together world leaders from industry, finance, academia and the entrepreneurial community to debate and shape the future research and innovation landscape.

This will cover vital areas of science, engineering, medicine, and wider social and environmental concerns.

It will also provide an important opportunity for key stakeholders to input ideas into the overall strategic planning for the future Horizon Europe. This is the European Commission's proposal for the next EU research and innovation programme (2021-2027) with a proposed budget of €100 billion.

Target audience

  • high-level policymakers
  • corporate decision-makers
  • technology movers, makers and shakers
  • press
  • scientists
  • innovators

Innovative Europe Hub

24-26 September

This is an unparalleled meeting and exhibition space for inventors, investors, entrepreneurs and the whole range of services, businesses, civil society organisations, agencies and intermediaries that make European science technology so dynamic.

There will be brokerage places, participatory and cooperative sessions, pitch sessions and labs.

Target audience

  • investors/venture capitalists
  • inventors/innovators
  • intermediaries
  • entrepreneurs
  • high-tech world

'Science is Wonderful!' exhibition

25, 26 September

Free and open to everybody, 'Science is Wonderful!' brings the world of science to the public.

Fighting cancer, slowing down global warming, preventing hunger and drought, facilitating human life in space - it's all part of the variety of activities schools, families and young people can discover at the event.

Through hands-on experiments, live demonstrations, face-to-face chats with researchers, 'Science is Wonderful!' shows how science impacts our daily lives.

Target audience

  • all delegates
  • general public
  • anyone in the wider community with a passion for science, research and innovation

Detailed programmes

The programmes for the 3 components of the event are being developed. This page will be updated over the coming months with full details.