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Danube-INCO.NET Workshop on ERA and Innovation Union: transnational cooperation of national programmes in the Danube region

The workshop on ERA and Innovation Union addresses a multifaceted subject area specifically identified as a priority for a dialogue between project partner countries

  • Event date: July 10, 2014
  • Posted on: 23.05.2014
  • Park Hotel, Belgrade,
  • Serbia

Website: Link

Contact: Matthias Woiwode von Gilardi, Heinrich-Konen-Straße 1, 53227 Bonn, Deutschland, Matthias.woiwodevongilardi@dlr.de

More information about the workshop

The area of optimal transnational co-operation and competition: Jointly addressing grand challenges (ERA Priority 2), including through joint establishment, operation and use of European Research Infrastructures (IU Commitment 5). The priority involves efforts to implementing joint research agendas addressing grand challenges, sharing information about activities in common priority areas, and ensuring that adequate national funding is committed and mutually interoperable.

The specific objectives of the workshop are to

  • analyse the state of progress in both EU countries and in non-EU countries regarding transnational cooperation of national programmes in the Danube region,
  • discuss key issues from the national perspectives, focussing on Serbia as the host country and leading on the workshop theme, and
  • identifying measures to be recommended for enhancing progress particularly in the non-EU countries.

Meeting venue

The Park Hotel Belgrade is situated in the center of the city

Address: Belgrade, Njegoseva 2.

Phone: +381 11 414 6 800, 414 6 801

Website: www.hotelparkbeograd.rs

E mail: reception@hotelparkbeograd.rs

Organizer

Mihajlo Pupin institute

Volgina 15, 11000, Belgrade

tel/fax:+381 11 677 44 52

www.pupin.rs

Contact person for any questions regarding the event:

Name: Lazar Zivkovic

Email: lazar.zivkovic@pupin.rs

Telephone: +381 11 677 44 52

Name:  Matthias WOIWODE VON GILARDI

Email:    Matthias.woiwodevongilardi@dlr.de   

Telephone:        +49 228 3821-1654

 

The ERA Progress Report 2014 will be published this autumn. 2013 Report can be found on the bottom of the page.

 

Agenda

Workshop on ERA and Innovation Union: transnational cooperation of national programmes in the Danube region

Thursday 10 July, 2014

   (Hotel Park), Serbia

09:00 – 09:30

Registration

Moderators:

Matthias Woiwode von Gilardi,    German Aerospace Center (DLR), Project Management Agency of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF);

Prof. dr Djuro Kutlaca,   Mihajlo Pupin Institute (IMP), Serbia

 

Welcome

09:30 – 09:45

Scope and objectives of the Workshop

by      Matthias Woiwode von Gilardi, DLR

and   Prof. dr Djuro Kutlaca, IMP

 

Key notes

9:45 – 10:45

 

ERA progress on transnational cooperation of national programmes and research infrastructures: EU-MS policy perspective

by Martin Schmid, Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, EU-Research Policy and Coordination, Austria

 

Key issues concerning transnational cooperation of national programmes from the non-EU perspective

Dr Viktor Nedović, Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia

 

State-of-play and key issues of transnational cooperation of national programmes and research infrastructures in the Danube region: lessons from previous initiatives

by Ulrike Kunze, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Project Management Agency of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research

10:45 – 11:00

Discussion

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break

 

Roundtable

11:15 – 12:00

Results and “take-aways” from the last “Ulm follow-up” meeting on 27 May 2014

by all country representatives

 

12:00 – 13:00

 

lunch break

 

 

Practical examples and current initiatives for joint bi- and multilateral programmes and funding

13:00 – 14:30

  • Participation of non-EU-MS in Joint Programming Initiatives: examples from Moldova

by Igor Serotila, Adviser to the President of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (ASM)

  • Employing EUREKA for transnational project funding in the Danube region

by Ulrike Kunze, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Project Management Agency of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

  • The Science Link project: connecting research infrastructures in the Baltic Sea Region and facilitating access for businesses and researchers

by Dr. Uwe Sassenberg, Director Science Link Project, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Project Management Agency of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

  • Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI) –  example for transnational infrastructure development?

by Ales Hala, Head of Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer for projects ELI

Beamlines & HiLASE, Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee break

 

Interactive working sessions on success factors: what works, what does not?

(discussion – based on guiding questionsof successful working models for deployment in Danube countries, particularly non-EU Member States)

15:00 – 15:45

Session 1: aligning national funds through synchronisation and harmonisation

Moderator: Martina Hartl, Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy, International Research Cooperation, Austria

15:45 – 16:30

Session 2: identifying and strengthening synergies between programme funds of the EU (incl. H2020, ESIF, IPA, ENPI), national and regional sources

Moderator: Adrian Pascu, Senior adviser, Directorate Programs for European and International RDI Priorities, Ministry of National Education, Romania

 

16:30 – 16:45

 

Coffee break

 

16:45 – 17:30

Session 3: transnational cooperation of research infrastructures.
Darko Djukic, Innovation Expert, World Bank

17:30 – 18:00

Identifying measures to be recommended for enhancing progress particularly in the non-EU countries

by MPI and DLR

18:00

 

20:00

Dinner, End of workshop

 

S&T field/scope: Innovation and Development | Affilation and Pillar: Danube-INCO.NET, Research and innovation community, Research and Innovation support Initiatives | Geographical focus: Danube Region

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