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EIT’s 2018 Call for Proposals

Information Day Agenda


Square  |   Brussels   |   Belgium |  13 February 2018
Moderated by Alison Hunter

     

09:30 – 10:30

 

Registration & Welcome Coffee

     

10:30 – 10:50

 

The EIT as an integral part of the EU Research and Innovation landscape

  • Jean-Philippe Gammel – Member of Commissioner Navracsics’ Cabinet
  • Begoña Arano – Head of Unit, Innovation and EIT, DG EAC
     

10:50– 11:10

 

The EIT’s mission, priorities and future outlook

  • Martin Kern – Interim Director, EIT
     

11:10 – 11:25

 

Powering innovators in a unique European innovation ecosystem

  • Rajai Aghabi  – Founder & CEO, EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions
     

11:25 – 11:45

 

Becoming an EIT Innovation Community
The competition for EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility

  • Márton Herczeg – Head of Unit Strategy and Impact, EIT
     

11:45 – 12:15

 

Engaging with the EIT
An introduction to the EIT funding model, contractual relations grant cycle and monitoring

  • Dávid Tas – Head of Section Grant Assurance, EIT
  • Michal Gorzynski – Head of Section Impact, EIT
  • Q&A
     
12:15 – 12:45  

What makes a successful EIT Innovation Community?
Tips for building your EIT Innovation Community
Panellists:

  • Mathea Fammels – Head of Unit (acting) Communications and Stakeholders Relations, EIT
  • Manuel Irun Molina – Programme Officer, EIT
  • Thorsten Koenig - Innovation Director, EIT Food
     
12:45 – 13:00   Final Q&A session with all EIT representatives
     
     

13:00 – 14:30

 

Networking Lunch

     

14:30 – 16:00

 

Synergies and Complementarities between the EIT Community and other EU Policy and Funding Instruments

  • Katerina Sereti, Policy Officer, EIT
  • Henriette Van-Eijl, Policy Officer, DG MOVE
  • Olivier Chassagne, Policy Officer, DG GROW
  • Gauthier Grousset, Policy Officer, DG EAC
  • Beate Grajnert, Policy Analyst, DG REGIO
  • Neville Reeve, Policy Officer, DG RTD
  • Q&A
     
     

16:00 – 17:00

 

   Networking Coffee