News archive - Agenda of the 4th Virtual R&I Meeting (17 June 2020)

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the European Commission decided to defer the next Steering Platform Ministerial meeting (originally planned for May/June 2020) to a later date in the year. At the same time, several virtual meetings have been planned to foster mutual discussion on the key aspects of the socio-economic crisis deriving from the pandemic, while also continuing the work aimed at a better integration of the WBs into the European Research Area.

The 4th virtual working meeting was organised on June, 17  to discuss on the following AGENDA:

09:30- 09:45    Welcome remarks and introductory speeches
Ruta Zarnauskaite, Head of Unit ‘Horizon Europe Association’, EC DG R&I
Ulrich Schuh, Austrian EUREKA High Level Representative
09:45- 10:50    Smart Specialisation Strategies

  • Introduction by Liliana Pasecinic, Deputy Head of Unit ‘Interinstitutional
  • International Relations & Outreach’, EC DG JRC
  • Ales Gnamus, Policy Analyst, EC DG JRC (15 min)
  • WB6 (3 min each)
  • Discussion (15 min)

10:50 - 11:00   Break – Education and Culture participants join
11:00- 11:50    Western Balkans Agenda on Innovation, Research, Culture, Education, Youth and Sport

  • Introduction by Graham Wilkie, Head of Unit ‘International Cooperation’, EC DG EAC
  • EC DGs R&I, JRC, WB6, RCC, SF, EIT (30 min)
  • Discussion (10 min)

11:50 - 12:00   Concluding remarks and next steps
Ruta Zarnauskaite, EC DG R&I


Geographical focus
  • EC
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Admin on August 1, 2020
Modified on August 24, 2020