26/06/2019 - 11:00

Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2019

  • 26/06/2019 - 11:00
The Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE), organised since 2010, is a main European policy forum for innovation and regional development. The event provides a platform for policy makers, public authorities, research centres and enterprises from Europe and gives an opportunity to discuss R&I practices, challenges and possibilities for future works. The 10th edition will take place from 26 to 28 June in the North-East Regional Development Agency in Iasi (Romania). The event is organised accordingly to the agenda of the Romanian EU Council Presidency 2019 with the support of Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation and the Ministry for Research and Innovation in Romania. The goals of WIRE X 2019 are: to elaborate contribution to research, innovation and regional development policies,  to better position regional actors in order to enhance policy formation for effective and innovative regional development, to contribute effectively to the future of Europe in the field of EU policies, European added value, interregional cooperation and co-investments, to build on the outcomes of previous WIRE conferences.   Programme 26th June: 13:00h Registration 16:00h Field visits  19:30h Conference official opening (location Central University Library) 20:30h Dinner   27th June: 09:00h Participants Registration 09:30h Plenary session 10:50h Roundtable 12:30h Press Conference 12:30h Lunch 13:40h Side event INVENTOR’S EXHIBITION – opening and visiting 14:00h Parallel Sessions: - From regional excellence to European/global added value and back again - Innovation and Research for economic transformation - Education for innovation 16:00h Parallel workshops - Marketing tools for research - Innovation management in SMEs 16:00h Side events 19:00h Dinner   28th June: 09:00h Participants Registration 10:00h Plenary session 11:15h Plenary closing 12:00h Lunch  14:00h Academic panel   The registration to the event will open soon. More information is available here.