News archive - [Event review] Western Balkans Research and Innovation Meeting, June 2017, Podgorica

The Western Balkans Research and Innovation meeting was successfully held in Podgorica on June 12-13, 2017. The meeting was co-chaired by the European Commission and the Ministry of Science, Montenegro.

Please follow the links below for the minutes and conclusions of the event. Please find below attached all the presentations held and some further materials that were used during the meeting. These materials are available only to Steering Platform Members.

Western Balkans Research and Innovation Meeting, Podgorica, Montenegro, 12-13 June 2017

AGENDA

Monday, 12 June 2017

13:00 – 14:30

Networking Lunch & Registration

14:30 – 14:40

Welcome Address

- Ministry of Science, Montenegro

14:40 – 15:00

Opening Statements:

- European Commission

- Regional Cooperation Council

- Western Balkan countries

15:00 – 16:00

 

 

 

 

Towards Steering Platform meeting 2017
Recent R&I cooperation developments in/with Western Balkans and next steps

- European Commission (H2020, Service Facility, Review clause, Peer Reviews, FP9)

- Update from Western Balkan countries (Peer Review results, Status of Economic Reform Programme measures)

- Upcoming Trieste events

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00

 

Researchers Mobility

- RCC Study results on researchers mobility

- EAC Study: Research capacity at higher education institutions in the Western Balkans - 2017
- Steering Platform Mobility Working Group, (Word: Concept Note)

- CEEPUS, DAAD

- Discussion

19:30 –

Working Dinner

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

 

09:00 – 11:00

Horizon 2020 Update (Sliedes I, Sliedes II, Excel, )

- European Commission,

- Update from Western Balkan countries

- Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

- Widening

- Q&A

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

 

11:30 – 11:45

Research and Innovation Procurement

Introduction by Bernhard Fabianek, European Commission

 

11:45 – 12:45

Strategic use of Public Procurement

- Presentation by Anne Müngersdorff, ZENIT GmbH

- Q&A

12:45 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Pre-Commercial Procurement - PCP and
Public Procurement of Innovative solutions – PPI 

- Presentation by Anne Müngersdorff, ZENIT GmbH

- Q&A / Discussion

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee break

15:30 – 16:30

PCP and PPI in practice

- Presentation by Bernhard Fabianek, European Commission
   and Anne Müngersdorff, ZENIT GmbH

- Q&A

16:30 – 17:30

Possible Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) by using the new Innovation Procurement instruments PCP and PPI

- Anne Müngersdorff, ZENIT GmbH

- Q&A

17:30 – 17:45

Discussion and next Steps

17:45 – 18:15

Conclusions

Notes and Conclusions of the meeting will follow soon as well.

 

Country
Montenegro
Geographical focus
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on June 13, 2017
Modified on December 29, 2017