Second Virtual WB R&I Meeting

Event date
April 15, 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.


The secpond of such events (15 April from 10:00 to 12:00 CET using the GoToMeeting platform) focuses on following agenda points:


10:00-10:10           Welcome remarks and Introduction to the meeting
Ruta Zarnauskaite, Head of Unit ‘Horizon Europe Association’, EC DG R&I

10:10-10:30          Update on Covid-19 emergency measures and impact

  • New measures (current international co-operation + interest to further coordinate across the region and with the EU); EC DG R&I, WB6, RCC

10:30-11:00          Status of Smart Specialisation Strategies

  • Updates from WB6

11:00-11:30          Update on Horizon Europe

  • Latest developments and ‘pay as you go-model’; EC DG R&I
  • Innovation Agenda, EC DG R&I

11:30-11:35          Concluding remarks and next steps

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