News archive - Virtual Western Balkans Steering Platform Meeting on R&I

The virtual Western Balkans Steering Platform Meeting on R&I took place on 27 January 2021 from 09:30 – 12:00 h and was attended by 78 participants. The discussion was organised in line with the following agenda.

 

Agenda

09:35 - 09:45 - Welcome remarks and introduction

  • Ruta Zarnauskaite, Head of Unit ‘Horizon Europe Association’, EC DG R&I
  • Carla Matias dos Santos, Portuguese EU Council Presidency
  • Xhavit Rexhaj, Kosovar* Deputy Minister of Education and Science, WB Co-chair
  • Filip Van Depoele, EC DG EAC
  • Liliana Pasecinic, EC DG JRC

09:45 - 10:55 - Western Balkans Agenda on Innovation, Research, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport

  • DG R&I, DG EAC, DG JRC, DG NEAR (10 min)
  • WB6 progress reports / latest R&I developments (3 minutes per WB6)
  • EU Member States (5 minutes)
  • Int. organisations: COST, EIT, EUREKA, CEI, RCC, Berlin Process (15 min)
  • Q&A, general discussion (20 min)

10:55 - 11:00 - Technical Break
11:00 - 11:45 - Researchers’ mobility in the Western Balkans

11:45 – 11:55 - Update from the ISF

  • Ulrike Kunze and Desiree Pecarz, ISF (10 min)

11:55 - 12:00 - Concluding remarks and next steps

  • Ruta Zarnauskaite, Head of Unit ‘Horizon Europe Association’, EC DG R&I
Geographical focus
  • EC
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Admin WBC-RTI.info on February 1, 2021
Modified on February 18, 2021