Welcome to the CROATIAN-SWEDISH INNOVATION INITIATIVE

Preliminary Agenda

Venue: HUB385, Petračićeva ulica 4, Zagreb, Croatia

 

CROATIAN-SWEDISH INNOVATION INITIATIVE, 7th APRIL 2016

TIME

PROGRAM
11:30 - 12:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE
12:00 - 13:00

NETWORKING LUNCH

13:00 - 13:30

OPENING ADDRESS

  • Mr. Oscar Stenström, State Secretary, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, Sweden
  • Mr. Tomislav Panenić, Minister of the Economy, Ministry of Economy, Croatia
 13:30-13:45

KEY NOTE #1 – ERICSSON NIKOLA TESLA – SWEDEN AND CROATIA JOINED IN INNOVATION

  •  Ms. Gordana Kovačević, CEO, Ericsson Nikola Tesla
13:45 - 14:45

PANEL #1 – HOW CRUCIAL IS INNOVATION AS A DRIVER FOR GROWTH FOR CROATIA’S AND SWEDEN’S NATIONAL ECONOMIES? WHY IS INNOVATION STRATEGY IMPORTANT – ON ALL LEVELS?

Suggested key issues:

  • What is an innovative environment? Can an innovative environment be created?
  • How to work with innovation strategy on national, regional and municipal level?
  • What are the opportunities and challenges for implementing innovation policies, both on national and regional, as well as on the public and private level?

Moderator: Prof. dr. sc. Marina Dabić, Full Professor at Department of International Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb

Panelists: 

  1. Mr. Boris Guina, Deputy President of the Board, Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments (HAMAG-BICRO)
  2. Mr. Joakim Appelquist, Director International Collaborations and Networks, VINNOVA - Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems
  3. Mr. Olle Dierks, Director of Internationalization, SISP – Swedish Incubators and Science Parks
  4. Mr. Anders Ösund, Vice President Business Development, RISE - Research Institutes of Sweden
  5. Mr. Yilmaz Mahshid, Investment Manager, Industrifonden
  6. Ms. Kristina Söderberg, Investment Manager, SEB Venture Capital
  7. Mr. Kreso Zadro, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Science, Education & Sports, Croatia 
14:45 - 15:15 

NETWORKING BREAK

15:15-15:30

KEY NOTE #2 – HOW TO CREATE A NATIONAL INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM AROUND DIGITIZATION AND AUTOMATION?

  • Mr. Mats Agervi, CEO, Combient
15:30 - 16:30

PANEL #2 – HOW TO CREATE AN INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM WHERE NEW TECHNOLOGIES CAN BE DEVELOPED AND APPLIED EFFICIENTLY?

Suggested key issues: 

  • How is innovation driven today?
  • How does an efficient collaboration between industry, academia, science parks and investors look like?
  • What are the roles of:
    • MNEs and start-ups?
    • Academia: How can academic knowledge be commercialized?
    • Incubators and science parks?
    • Investors?

Moderator: Saša Cvetojević, Member of the Board, Croatian Business Angel Network CRANE

Panelists: 

  1. Mr. Ivica Mudrinić, Co-Founder, HUB385
  2. Mr. Sten Gunnar Johansson, CEO, SGJ Consulting & former CEO of Mjärdevi Science Park, Linköping
  3. Ms. Jenny Gustafsson, Investment Manager, SAAB Ventures
  4. Prof. Fredrik Bruhn, Mälardalen University & CEO Unibap
  5. Prof. dr. sc. Igor Sunday Pandžić, Head of Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing of the University of Zagreb
  6. Ms. Lilian Wikström, CEO, Karolinska Institutet Innovations AB
  7. Mr. Karlheinz Schmelig, Managing Partner, Creathor Venture
16:30 - 17:00

FUTURE OUTLOOK – POTENTIAL INNOVATION COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN CROATIA & SWEDEN

 17:00 NETWORKING

 

 

Registration
closed since 5 Apr 2016
Organisers
Schedule
Registration 17 Mar – 5 Apr
Event 7 Apr
Details
Language English
Costs Participation on invitation only
Venue Petračićeva ulica 4
Zagreb, Croatia
Participants
Belgium 1
Croatia 107
Germany 1
Hungary 1
Luxembourg 2
Slovakia 1
Slovenia 2
Sweden 27
USA 1
Total 143
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