Workshop for 'enlargement countries' (WBCs and Turkey) on EU acquis on Research and Innovation (chapter 25)

Discussing with participants participation in and preparing for Horizon 2020

Bereich: Forschungspolitik & Entwicklung

Datum: 10. - 11. März 2016

DG Research organises a workshop for the enlargement countries, the Western Balkans and Turkey on the EU acquis on R&I and invited Centre for Social Innovation (Ms. Elke Dall) to moderate a discussion on participation in Horizon 2020 and to share some tips and hints on how to boost participation.






Directorate C - International cooperation

C.1 - Strategy, EFTA and enlargement countries, Russia Asia and Pacific


Draft Agenda

Workshop for 'enlargement countries'
(WBCs and Turkey) on
EU acquis on Research and Innovation (chapter 25)

Participation in Horizon 2020 and Preparing for Horizon 2020


Brussels, 10 - 11 March 2016

Venue:  Covent Garden (COV2 09/183)


Thursday 10 March 2016


09:00 – 09:30                          Registration of participants

09:30 09:45              Welcome by Ms Cristina Russo, Director on International Cooperation in Directorate-General Research and Innovation.

09:45 – 10:15              Tour de Table of the participants from enlargement countries.


European Research Area: Complying with ERA Roadmap

10:15 – 10:40              European Research Area: the way to the ERA Roadmap: Ms Fabienne Gauthier, Head of Unit B2 'Open Science and ERA policy'.

10:40 – 11:00              Open innovation: latest developments: Mr Matthew King, Head of                                    Unit, Unit B1 'Open Innovation'                               

11:00 – 11:15              Questions and Answers

11:15 – 11:30              Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00              ERA priority 1: More effective national research systems: Arie van der Zwan, Policy officer, Unit B2 'Open Science and ERA policy'.




12:00 – 12:15              Questions & Answers

12:15 12:30              ERA Priority 6: International Cooperation and role of Scientific Forum on International cooperation (SFIC):  Christopher Gaucie, Policy officer, Directorate C on International Cooperation.

12:30 – 12:45              Questions and Answers

12:45 – 14:00             Buffet lunch

14:00 14:45              ERA priority 3: An open Labour market for researchers (importance of Code of Conduct and Charter and link to Article 32 of Grant Agreement): Ms Cecilia Cabello, representative of the ERA Steering Group on Human Resources and Mobility (ERA SGHRM) and Director of S&T Indicators and Monitoring RDI Policies (FECYT, Spain).

14.45 -15.00                Charter & Code, HRS4R and art. 32 of the H2020 GA: awareness raising campaign in the WBCs in 2016-17 (Dr. Irmela BRACH, Senior Policy Officer, Unit B2 – Open Science and ERA Policy).


15:00 15:15              Questions and Answers

15:15 15:30              Policy Support Facility: Ms Diana Senczyszyn, Policy officer and Team leader on Policy Support, Directorate A4 on Analysis and monitoring of national research policies.

15:30 15:45              Questions and Answers

15:45 – 16:00             Coffee break

16:00 16:45               Policy on Knowledge Transfer from ERA point of view: by  Annette Bjornsson, Policy officer  in Directorate B Unit 2 on Open Science and European Research Area and Importance on "Open Access" by Daniel Spichtinger, Policy Officer in Directorate A Unit 6 on Data, Open Access and Foresight. .

16:45 – 17:00              Questions and Answers


19:30                           Dinner




Friday 11 March 2016


Horizon 2020


09:15 – 09:35              ERA Priority 2:  Transnational cooperation and competition (cross-border cooperation and infrastructure): Paul Tuinder, Policy Officer in B4 on Research Infrastructure.

09:35 – 09:45              Questions and Answers

09:45 – 10:00              Horizon 2020: presentation of programme and Work programme 2016-2017; first results and upcoming activities: Alan Cross, Deputy Head of Unit in Directorate A3 on Horizon 2020 policy.

10:00 – 10:20              Ms Corinna Amting, Head of Unit "Inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies" in Research Executive Agency (REA) (tbc)

10:20 – 11:00              Horizon 2020: participation of enlargement countries: statistics and assessment (Directorate C1).

11:00 – 11:15              Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00              Discussion and comments on participation and tips and hints on how to boost participation: moderated by Elke Dall, Head of Department "Research Policy and Development" at Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) and coordinator of the Danube-INCO.NET project.

12:00 – 12:20              Synergy between Research and Innovation and Pre-Accession

Instrument II: Peter Polajnar, Policy Officer in DG NEAR.

12:20 – 12:30              Questions and Answers

12:30 – 12.45              Closing session by Director Ms Cristina Russo



Typ: Veranstaltungen anderer Institutionen

Organisator: DG Research and Innovation

Veranstaltungsort: Brussels, Belgium

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