EARTO Annual Conference 2013 in Dubrovnik, Croatia

New Horizons for 2020 and Beyond: Croatia and South East Europe in the European Union

– Dubrovnik, 23-24 May 2013 –

  Pictures   Thursday May 23rd Opening of the Conference: President of EARTO – Jan Mengelers Director General of the Brodarski institut – Vladimir Koroman Director of the Ruđer Bošković Institute – Tome Antičić
  • Welcome Address by European Commissioner for Regional Policy – Johannes Hahn (video address)
  • The New Structural Funds: Smart Specialization Strategies for Innovation, Jobs and Growth – Pierre Godin, Policy Analyst, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
  • Twinning and Teaming: A H2020 Measure to Support Strategic Partnerships with Research Organisations in Less Research-Intensive Regions – Octavi Quintana Trias, Director,  European Research Area, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
  • Progress in the Development of a Regional Strategy on Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans – Paulo Correa, Lead Economist, World Bank
  • The Croatian Research and Innovation System – Hrvoje Meštrić, Executive Director, Business Innovation Agency of Croatia
  • Completing the European Research Area – Octavi Quintana Trias, Director,  European Research Area, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
  Structural Funds for Research and Innovation
  • Croatian Competitiveness Clusters: Platform for Smart Specialisation and Growth of Priority Sectors – Damir Novinić, Managing Director, Agency for Investments and Competitiveness, Croatia
  • A Programmed Approach to the Use of Structural Funds for Research and Innovation – Nena Dokuzov, Deputy Director General for the EU Cohesion Policy Directorate, Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Slovenia
  • TRES: An EU Project of Eight Regions Developing their Smart Specialization Strategies – Begoña Sánchez, Innovation Systems and Policies Manager, Tecnalia Research and Innovation
  • Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Brodarski institut, Zagreb, Croatia
  • From Knowledge to Innovation: Croatian BioCentre – Gordan Leskovar, Project Manager, Business Innovation Agency of Croatia
  • Copernicus Science Centre – Ewa Nurowska, Deputy Head of Science Communication and Education, Copernicus Science Centre, Poland
  • DOK- Ing Ltd., Croatia
  • Končar Electrical Engineering Institute Inc., Croatia
  Friday May 24th
  • Responsible Partnering in a World of Open Innovation – Leopold Demiddeleer, President, EIRMA – European Industrial Research Management Association
  • Open Access to Publication and Data: an RTO Perspective – Erwin Folmer, Senior Scientist, TNO and Research Associate, University of Enschede
  • Update on the Revised State Aid Framework for Research, Development and Innovation – Lorenz Kaiser, Division Director for Legal and Contractual Affairs, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
  • The New Dedicated SME Instrument – Katharina Krell, Managing Director of Greenovate! Europe and Expert to DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • The Horizon 2020 Rules for Participation – Kathrin Werner, Co-Chair of DESCA
  • Getting Ready for Horizon 2020 – Sean McCarthy , Managing Director, Hyperion Ltd
  • EARTO and RTOs: Yesterday – Today – and Tomorrow? – Christopher John Hull, Secretary General, EARTO
  Close of the Conference by the President of EARTO and Hosts