Be Smart, Think Blue

Draft programme

 

DAY 1 (Monday, September 19, 2016)

Conference Presentations & Networking Dinner

Smart Blue Regions project conference and workshop
 

10:00 10:30 Registration

10:30 – 11:00

Opening speeches

10:30 - 10:40

Mieczysław Struk, Marshal of the Pomorskie Region

10:40 - 10:50

Zbigniew Karpiński, Ship Design and Research Centre Ltd., Chairman of the Board of Pomorskie Smart Specialisation 'Offshore, port and logistics technologies'

10:50 - 11:00

Zygmunt Krasiński, Director of National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU

11:00 – 11:30

Keynote addresses

11:00 - 11:15

Smart Blue Regions
Steffen Lüsse, Coordinator of the Smart Blue Regions project 

11:15 - 11:30

Blue Growth in Horizon 2020
Bożena Podlaska, Coordinator of the BioHorizon project

 11:30 - 11:50

 Coffee break

11:50 - 13:00

Smart blue specialisations in Europe: state of the art and beyond

11:50 - 12:20

Smart specialisation across Europe: synergies between funding programmes, state of play and the way forward
Andrea Conte, Project Leader, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre (JRC), Territorial Development Unit

12:20 - 12:40

Blue growth in Europe’s smart specialisations
Jan Maarten De Vet, Ecorys

12:40 - 13:00

Discussion

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 16:00

Workshop and conclusions: best practices and main challenges

14:00 - 14:30

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) perspective

 

Challenges to and opportunities for activation of the business and R&D sectors in Pomorskie
Adam Mikołajczyk, Director of the Economic Development Department, Marshal Office of the Pomorskie Region

 

Functional review of RIS3 strategies across the Baltic Sea region
Peter Askman, Skane Region

 

Mapping blue growth value chains in the Baltic Sea region
Åsa Bjering, Executive Secretary, Baltic Sea Commission at Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)

14:30 - 15:00

The European perspective

 

Challenges to and opportunities for the activiation of the business and R&D sectors in Galicia
Manuel París Lestón, Galician Agency for Innovation (GAIN)

 

VANGUARD initiative: ADMA pilot project (Advanced manufacturing for energy-related applications in harsh environments)
Aitor Mintegui Echalecu, Delegation of the Basque Country to the EU

 

Making blue growth happen for SMEs
Jonathan Williams, Marine South East Ltd.

15:00 - 16:00

Discussion

19:00 - 21:00

Networking dinner
Participation is optional and free of charge but prior registration is obligatory

Download the programme here (PDF)

Registration
closed since 12 Sep 2016
Schedule
Registration 15 Jul – 12 Sep
Meeting Selection 5 Sep – 15 Sep
Event 19 Sep – 20 Sep
Details
Language English
Costs Free of charge
Venue Radisson Blu Hotel
Bilateral Meetings
Participants 31
Meetings 35
Participants
Belgium 4
Croatia 1
Estonia 4
Finland 3
Germany 6
Greece 2
Iceland 1
Italy 1
Latvia 4
Lithuania 4
Malta 2
Norway 3
Poland 76
Spain 2
Sweden 2
Turkey 2
United Kingdom 2
Total 119
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Before Event1180
After Event 2920
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