The RI-LINKS2UA Final Event took place in Kyiv

8. Feb. 2019

The final event of the RI-LINKS2UA project looked into the future direction of the R&I sector of Ukraine

On January 30, the final event of the RI-LINKS2UA project titled "Fostering Research and Innovation in Ukraine - The Role of Science in the Ukrainian Innovations Development" was successfully held at City Hotel Kyiv.

It was organised in oder to tack stock of the work, which was implemented under the project from 2016 until 2019 (ZSI coordinated this project). Moreover, it's aim was to initiate a discussion about possible future directions of the Ukrainian research and innovation system both on the national and international level.

At the event, Klaus Schuch, Scientific Director of ZSI, gave a keynote on the "Importance of an innovation driven approach in the Research & Innovation Sector". Gorazd Weiss, coordinator of the project, wrapped up the project's activities and its impact during the last three years.

Detailed information about the topics discussed (R&I support measures in Ukraine, Horizon 2020, Horizon Europe etc.), the speakers (representing both Ukrainian stakeholders and officials from the European Commission) and selected Ukrainian projects benefiting from EU funding can be found on the RI-LINKS2UA website

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