Horizon 2020 UK launch event

The agenda for the launch is now available. A webinar will be available from this page

The invitation or participant list is not available but the meeting was by invitation only.

Horizon 2020 UK national launch programme

31stJanuary 2014

 

09:15 – Registration

10:00 – Welcome – Sir Paul Nurse, President, Royal Society

10:05 – Opening address – Sir John O’Reilly, Director General, Knowledge & Innovation, BIS

10:15 – Vicky Ford MEP

10:25 – Horizon 2020 structure and content – Robert-Jan Smits, Director General, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission

11:05 – Q&A

11:20 – Refreshment break

11:45 – Technology Strategy Board perspective – Iain Gray, Chief Executive, TSB

12:05 – Business perspective – Laurence Pearce, Founder and CEO, Xim Ltd

12:25 – Business perspective – Nick Wainwright, HP Labs Europe

12:45 – Q&A

13:00 – Lunch

14:15 – ERC – Sir Tim Hunt, ERC Scientific Council

14:35 – Science Europe and Research Council perspective – Professor Paul Boyle,

President, Science Europe/CEO ESRC

14:55 – University perspective – Professor Colin Riordan, Vice Chancellor Cardiff University and Chair of the Higher Education International Unit

15:15 – Q&A

15:30 – Máire Geoghegan-Quinn – European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and

Science

15:45 – Rt Honourable David Willetts MP – Minister of State for Universities and Science

16:00 – Closing address – Sir Paul Nurse, President, Royal Society

16:10 – Close

 

Posted on 22-Jan-2014 11:23 CET
Claudia Alen Amaro
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