UKRO Annual Conference 2015
Horizon 2020 - Bridging Research and Innovation
The 2015 edition of the UKRO Annual Conference took place at Conference Aston in Birmingham on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th June 2015.
This Conference focused on lessons learned from the first 18 months of Horizon 2020, and on sharing best practice in order to improve institutional success rates and manage oversubscription. In particular, the conference addressed how to better respond to the research and innovation agenda, how to work with business and adapt to new approaches and policy orientations in EU research funding.
Biographies of Speakers
Thursday 18 June 2016
Christina Miller, Director, UKRO
Opening Plenary Session
European Research & Innovation Agenda: A view from Brussels
Christopher North, Policy Officer, DG RTD, European Commission
Thrills and Spills in Interdisciplinary Research: the Case of Future and Emerging Technologies in Horizon 2020
Professor Nigel Gilbert, University of Surrey
Parallel Session 1
Parallel Session 2
Friday 19 June 2016
Peter Härtwich, Deputy Head of Unit, DG RTD, European Commission
Parallel Session 3
Making Sense of the Knowledge Triangle – Preparing for the 2016 Call for New Knowledge and Innovation Communities.
Paul Harris, Policy Officer, DG EAC, European Commission
Open Science: From Vision to Policy
Jose Labastida, Head of Department, ERC Executive Agency