The national launch of the European Union’s new programme for research
and innovation to create new growth and jobs in Europe.
10th December 2013, the Convention Centre, Dublin 1.
9.30am Registration opens
10.30am Event opening
10.35am Seán Sherlock T.D. Minister for Research & Innovation Opening address
10.40am Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
The European perspective on research and innovation
10.50am Dr Brendan Hawdon Head of Unit “Framework Programme and Simplification” EU Commission,
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
The challenges facing EU society and the opportunities for industry
11.00am Screening of launch video – Horizon 2020 – opportunities for Ireland’s economy and society
11.15am Aidan Gough, Strategy and Policy Director, InterTrade Ireland
North / South cooperation to increase all-island participation in Horizon 2020
11.20am Dr Imelda Lambkin, Enterprise Ireland and Director of the Irish National Support Network for Horizon 2020
Invitation to ‘Meet the European Advisors’ the first point of contact for newcomers to EU research and innovation programmes.
11.25am Meet and exchange contact details with the European Advisors in the key research areas. A light lunch will be served during this networking session.
1pm: Event Closes
To book in, please contact Allan in the Chamber office. firstname.lastname@example.org and 045 894074