EARTO Annual Conference 2004 in Trondheim, Norway

– Trondheim, 23rd April 2004 –

  • Action Plan for Norwegian R&D – Knut B Haanæs, Division Director, The Research Council of Norway
  • The Commission’s 3% Action Plan – Christian Patermann, Director, DG Research, European Commission
  • Why do European firms invest so little in comparison with US Firms? at to do about it? – Andrew Dearing, Secretary General, EIRMA, Paris
  • The SME R&D deficit in Europe. Lessons from America. Concrete proposals for improving SME support in Europe – Emmanuel Leprince, Executive Director, Comité Richelieu, France
  • Proposals for dynamising the European research area. Looking towards FP7 – Rolf Linkohr, MEP, Brussels
  • Case study on co-financing research – Kees Ekkers, TNO (NL)
  • R&D in Norwegian SMEs, SINTEF’s role – Tor Ulleberg, SINTEF (NO)
  • RTOs within ERA: is a special financial regime needed? – Stig Slipersæter, NIFU (Norwegian Institute for Studies in Research and Higher Education)
Should you be interested in the presentations, please consult the EARTO .