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Macro-Regional Innovation Week - Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Macro-Regions

Jan 24 2018
Jan 26 2018
Ispra
(IT)

The 2018 edition of the Macro-Regional Innovation Week will take place in Ispra (IT) from 24 to 26 January 2018, with the focus on Science and Technology knowledge for policy support and on collaboration with the JRC.

The Macro-Regional Innovation Week will promote the opening of the JRC's research infrastructures and laboratories and showcase JRC's technical and scientific competences, in particular in the field of environment, energy, transport and biotechnologies.

The event will be the occasion to present key results of JRC's Scientific Support activities to the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) that may be relevant to other macro-regions. 

During the three-days event, participants will also have the opportunity to visit the main site of the JRC in Ispra.

Video recording

24 January

25 January

26 January

Agenda

/jrc/en/file/document/173402Agenda: JRC Macro-Regional Innovation Week

Presentations

24.01

/jrc/en/file/document/174537Perspectives of ESOF2020 at Trieste: the role of Central-East Europe

Stefano Fantoni, President, Fondazione Internazionale Trieste
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174538Strenghtening human resources development to build R&D capacities in Western Balkans region

Ivan SvetlikPresident of the Council of the Regional Platform for Benchmarking and Cooperation in Higher Education and Research
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174539Vanguard Initiative - A good practice to boost innovation in Macro Regions

Valentina Pinna, Chair of the operation of the Vanguard Initiative, Regione Lombardia
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174540Best Practices/Lessons learned for Western Balkans

Miroslav Vesković, Coordinator for Macro-Regional Strategy and support, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174541The Extreme Light Infrastructure - Build the world's leading laser laboratory

Allen Weeks, Deputy Director, Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI)
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174542Opening access of JRC physical research infrastructures to external users

Fabio Taucer, DG Joint Reseach Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174543Horizon 2020 Work Programme for Research & Innovation 2018-2020

Søren Bøwadt, Deputy Head of Unit, Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

25.01

/jrc/en/file/document/174544Study on Macroregional strategies and their links with Cohesion Policy

Marco Onida, Coordinator, EU Strategy for the Danube Region, DG for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174545Benefiting from collaboration in Macro-Regional Frameworks: opportunities for Eastern Europe and WBCs

Ales Gnamus, S3 Platform, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174546Alignment of financial instruments to address common challenges in the Baltic Sea Region - Insights from experience

Emily Wise, Consultant and Research fellow, Lund University
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174547Cooperation in the Danube macro-region in aligning instruments for smart specialisation

Matthias Woiwode von Gilardi, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174548Danube Transnational Programme - A stream of cooperation

 
Marius Niculae Valentin, Danube Transnational Programme
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174549Innovation in support to policies: Environment, Energy and Transport. Focus on Western Balkans

Marco Onida, Coordinator, EU Strategy for the Danube Region, DG for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174551Innovation in support to policies: Environment, Energy and Transport

Maria Cristina Galassi, Sustainable Transport, DG JointResearch Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/17455225012018-innovaInnovation in support to water policies: the 'synthesis centres' approach

Alberto Pistocchi, Water and Marine Resources, DG JointResearch Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174553Innovation on energy security and markets

Marcelo Masera, Energy Security, Distributions and Markets, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174554Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy

Ana Diaz Vazquez, Economics of Climate Change, Energyand Transport, The smart Specialisation Solar Partnership, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174555The role of thematic S3 Platforms in the innovation agenda in the EU and beyond

Ales Gnamus, S3 Platform, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174556Improving competitiveness in Western Balkan rural cross-border regions: the innovative case of Area Based Bevelopment (ABD) approach

Boban Ilic, Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in SEE
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174557The role of CLLD in supporting innovation and industrial modernisaton in the agro-food sector and for rural development. AREA Science Park and the Karst LAG case-study

Luca Mercatelli, AREA Science Park
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174558How will new technologies support the simplification and the modernisation of the CAP2020?

Wim Devos, Team Leader - MARS CAPLAND, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174559Economics of Agriculture, Agricultural and Rural development policies in the Western Balkans

Pavel Ciaian, Economics of Agriculture, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174560ANTARES & Agriculture 4.0

Vladimir Crnojevic, BioSense Institute
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174572S3P Agrifood on traceability and big data

Pierpaolo RovereCluster Agroalimentare FVG - Agrifood&Bioeconomy Cluster Agency
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174561Smart engineering and tooling. Smart & adaptive production systems - Industry 4.0 and High Performance Manufacturing

Ales Hancic, Co-leader S3 Industrial Modernisation Thematic partnership on SME integration to Industry 4.0, TECOS Slovenia
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174562Chemical Safety & Alternative Methods

Raffaella Corvi, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174563Innovation through biotechnologies

Jelena Begovic, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174564Products Safety, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Medical Technology/Devices

Birgit Sokull-Kluettgen, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission

26.01

/jrc/en/file/document/174565Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans

Ivanka Popovic, Vice-Rector, Belgrade University
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174566Focus on S&T knowledge for policy support and collaboration with DG JRC

Andrea Di Anselmo, META Group
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174567Operational Programme: 'Innovation and Competitiviness' 2014-2020: triggering innovation and R&D potential of the Bulgarian economy

Ivelina Peneva, Head of Managing Authority of OP 'Innovation and Competitiviness', Ministry of Economy, Bulgaria
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174568Focus on Technology Transfer linked to Smart Specialisation and support to policies and uptake in the Western Balkans

Atanas Kochov, University St Cyril and Methodius, Skopje
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174569Synerge of instruments and competences...

Miroslav Vesković, Coordinator for Macro-Regional Strategy and support, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174570Synergies of instruments and competences: connecting smart specialisation strategies and technology transfer, innovation ecosystems, research, education and skills

Alessandro Rainoldi, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission
 

/jrc/en/file/document/174571Synergy of Instruments

Giancarlo Caratti, Head of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Unit, DG Joint Research Centre, European Commission

 

Background

JRC's Macro-Regional Innovation Week intends to promote the exchange of best practices and knowledge among local and international policy and decision makers, academics, financial institutions and various actors of innovation and technology transfer practitioners among Europe's macro-regions including Western Balkans and East-European neighbouring countries.