B2B Meetings

The Countdown on Horizon 2020 Space Tour in Warsaw 29 - 30 October 2013

Thank You for participating in our event in Warsaw!









The "Countdown on Horizon 2020 Space Tour Event" in Warsaw was organized on 29-30 of October 2013. This particular  international event provided anticipations on the first calls for proposals under the Space theme in HORIZON 2020 as well as an interactive brokerage sessions.

The event addressed universities, research centres, industry, SMEs and SMEs associations, national authoritites, local administrations, providing new opportunities and competitive advantages for the participants offering strategic networking opportunities.

More than 150 participants  came to Warsaw and used this exceptional opportunity to meet other companies, research organizations and end-users active in space research and technology:

  • to get the latest information from the European Commission about the first SPACE calls under Horizon 2020
  • to facilitate the setup of Horizon 2020 project consortia
  • to present, discuss and develop new project ideas at international level
  • to initiate cross-border contacts

The COSMOS+ event allowed the participants to present themselves, their organization and cooperation ideas as a first step to prepare R&D space projects.

All presentations can be downloaded here as ZIP files:

Horizon 2020 Session*

Space Key Players Session

Project Ideas Session

* Please be aware that Horizon 2020 Space Work Programme and rules for participation are not yet decided. Final documents will be available most probably at the beginning of December 2013



29th of October 2013

19:30 – 21:30             Evening networking coctail

Venue: Restaurant "U Aktorów"

Aleje Ujazdowskie 45



30th of October 2013


ul. Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20



08:30 – 09:30          Registration and welcome coffee

09:30 – 09:45          Welcome

                               Anna Pytko, Deputy Director, NCP in Poland

09:45 – 12:15          Horizon 2020 Session

                               Chair: Anna Pytko, NCP in Poland

09:50 – 10:45          Space Theme under Horizon 2020 and the next Space call

                               Dr Hartwig Bischoff, European Commission

10:45 – 11:15          Coffee break

11:15 – 12:00          Horizon 2020: rules for participation, proposal submission and evaluation

                               Dr Birgit Blasch, Research Executive Agency

12:00 – 12:15          EGNSS Applications in Horizon 2020

                               Marta Krywanis – Brzostowska, European GNSS Agency

12:15 – 13:00          Space key players session:

                               Chair: Prof. Katarzyna Dąbrowska - Zielińska, Institute of Geodesy and Cartography

                               DLR – the German Aerospace Center: Overview and visions  (15’)

                               Dr Julia Röhrig, Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

                               Space Research Centre activities within FP7 (15’)

                               Prof. Zbigniew Kłos, Space Research Centre (CBK PAN)

                               Polish Space Industry Association and Space Activities in Poland (15’)

                               Paweł Wojtkiewicz, Polish Space Industry Association  (SPACE PL)            

13:00 – 14:00          Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30          Short Presentation Session

                               Moderator: Piotr Świerczyński, NCP in Poland

15:30 – 16:00          Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30          Brokerage session: pre-arranged face-to-face meetings


How to get to Copernicus Science Centre:


ul. Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 20
00-390 Warszawa

Registration is closed!



Piotr Świerczyński

+48 22 828 74 81