Horizon 2020 guidance




Monday 4 December 2017

13:30 - 14:00 Registration and welcome coffee

14:00 - 15:00



Welcome - Ann Van Hauwaert


BOHEMIA: future scenarios for Research and Innovation policies in Europe - Giovanna Giuffrè
The BOHEMIA report draws on a broad range of sources about megatrends shaping the world today and projects them forward into the 2030s


Horizon 2020 in Flanders, past and future  - Johan Hanssens


National Contact Point Flanders - your guide through Horizon 2020 - NCP Flanders
Presentation of NCP Flanders advisors from FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) and VLAIO (Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

15:00 - 15:10 Room change
15:10 - 16:10 WORKSHOPS I
  Flemish non-academic participation in Horizon 2020
Statistics and a moderated discussion
  Horizon 2020 for beginners - Margot Beereboom
The structure, the basic principles, guiding through the participant portal

Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies: a programme not only for industry - an overview - François Stassijns
The pillar 2 programme, aiming at making Europe a more attractive location to invest in research and innovation

16:10 - 16:20 Room change
16:20 - 17:20 WORKSHOPS II
  Round table discussion - how to improve the research cooperation between industry and academics in Flanders
A moderated discussion with representatives from the private sector and academics about challenges and possible actions
  Matchmaking Horizon 2020: academics and private/non-academic sector
Schedule a bilateral meeting with a representative of the private/non-academic sector or a researcher, elaborating on your activities and discussing possible cooperation in your field of expertise

Societal Challenges (SC) - Q&A
Round table discussions with the NCP advisors about the work programme 2018-2020

  • Health, demographic change and wellbeing - Lieve Apers
  • Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research, and Bioeconomy - Patrick De Molder
  • Secure, clean and efficient energy - Bart De Caesemaeker
  • Smart, green and integrated transport - Pascal Verheye
  • Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials - Kathleen Goris
  • Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective societies - Man Hei To
  • Secure societies protecting freedom and security of Europe and its citizens - Ann Van Hauwaert
17:30 - 19:30 Networking Reception and information booths



closed since 27 Nov 2017
Registration 16 Oct – 27 Nov
Meeting Selection 6 Nov – 4 Dec
Event 4 Dec
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Havenlaan 88
Brussel, Belgium
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 39
Meetings 40
Belgium-Brussels 21
Belgium-Flanders 117
France 1
Italy 1
Luxembourg 1
Norway 1
Total 142
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