Taftie Policy Forum November 2017

22.11 2017

Taftie Policy Forum

22nd November 2017

Prague House - Delegation of Prague to the EU
Avenue Palmerston 16

1000 Brussels

Information on logistics: travel sheet
 List of participants (as of 20th November)
More competitive Europe after 2020
How to maximise the impact of future European Union programmes supporting research, development and innovation?
How to design a research and innovation system that can fully use the potential of researchers and innovators and develop a more competitive Europe after 2020?
What lessons did we learn from Horizon 2020? What is the vision of the Commission for the next programming period? Will the EIC really simplify access to innovation support instruments?
Will EIC help celebrate innovators, promote entrepreneurship and be a voice for innovators? What is the view of TAFTIE agencies and other stakeholders?
Programme November 22nd 2017
12:00  Registration of Participants  
12:00 - 13:00 Cocktail lunch with Taftie Members and speakers  
13:00 - 13:05 Opening address Petr Očko, Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA ČR) and Taftie 2017 Chair

13:05 - 13:30

Key Note Speech

Mr Keith Sequeira
Member of the Cabinet of Commissioner Moedas

Panel 1    

13:30 - 15:15

Research and innovation system supporting the potential of researchers and innovators

Lucyna A. Woźniak
Pascal Lamy Group


Role in EUREKA in the new programming period

Heikki Uusi-Honko

  Contribution of Clean Sky to strengthening global leadership and competitiveness Bruno Mastantuono 
Clean Sky
  Towards a more justified, proportional and risk-based EU approach for EU subsidies Richard van Keulen
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
    Panel Discussion  
 15:55 - 15:45 Coffee break  
Panel 2    

15:45 - 17:00

Update on EIC

Stephane Ouaki
European Commission - DG R&I


Preparation of the EIC from the point of view of SMEs

Bernd Reichert
SME Instrument

  Support of applied research and innovation in the upcoming period - expectation of business Jan Bambas
  Competences and soft skills in innovation agencies at the break of a new model for innovation support  Ana Ponte
17:00 - 17:15 Wrap up and conclusion

Petr Očko

TA ČR and Taftie 2017 Chair

17:15 - 17:30 2017 TA CR Chairmanship of Taftie

Petr Očko

TA ČR and Taftie 2017 Chair

17:30 - 17:45 Overview of 2018 priorities - MITA

Ričardas Valančiauskas
MITA and Taftie 2018 Chair