EARTO Annual Conference 2005 in Warsaw, Poland

– Warsaw, 15 April 2005 –

Governmental Initiatives for Growth through Innovation

  • Krzysztof Krystowski, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Economic and Labour Affairs Research and Technology Policy in Poland: Research, Education, Innovation
  • Professor Jerzy M. Langer, Ministry of Science and Information Society Technologies

 

Future European Research Policy: Building the ERA for Knowledge and Growth

  • Robert-Jan Smits , Director (acting), DG Research, European Commission
  • Open Innovation: the Challenge for RTOs – Gerard van de Schootbrugge, TNO
  • Working Together to Make Innovation Happen Innovation in SMEs through the EU Framework Programme From Idea to Market, with help from CRAFT: A UK-Polish case study
  • John Hill, Pera Innovation/Mirek Wasnioski, Innovacia Polska

 

Multidisciplinary Design Optimisation: From European Programmes to World Markets, Jean-Pierre Le Goff, Sirehna

 

How RTOs support Innovation in Large Enterprises

  • Fostering Long-term Innovation Partnerships: VTT and Sandvik Tamrock, Erkki Leppavuori, VTT
  • How SINTEF, VTT and other RTOs helped TOMRA become a world leader in technology for recycling used beverage containers, Ernst Kristiansen, SINTEF

 

Cooperation Opportunities with Poland

  • Polish RTOs’ International Cooperation Potential, Tomasz Kosmider , Technology Partners Consortium
  • Support Mechanisms in Poland for Research-to-Business Activities: presentation of FIRE, Irma Peciak, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, Andrzej Kacmarek, FIRE Innovation

 

Discussion with Comments by Andrew Dearing, Secretary General, EIRMA (European Industrial Management Research Association

 

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