First Virtual WB R&I Meeting

Event date
April 7, 2020
Short description

While currently looking into possible alternative dates for the 6th Western Balkans R&I Meeting and the next Steering Platform Ministerial Meeting, the European Commission seized the opportunity to organise regular virtual meetings to allow for continuation of work and dialogue



  • 10:00-10:10 Welcome remarks and Introduction to the meeting Ruta Zarnauskaite, Head of Unit “Horizon Europe Association’, EC DG R&I
  • 10:10-11:00 Covid-19 emergency situation and impact
    • Current measures (current international co-operation + interest to further coordinate across the region and with the EU); EC DG R&I, WB6, RCC
    • Impact of Corona outbreak (plus economic crisis) on national R&I financing (e.g. measures/ideas to boost innovation, EIC, etc.) and the priority direction of measures; EC DG R&I, WB6, RCC
  • 11:00-11:30 Horizon Europe and other updates
    • Latest developments from the side of the European Commission, EC DG R&I
Geographical focus
  • EC
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General
Event type
  • Other

Entry created by Admin on May 20, 2020
Modified on May 20, 2020