Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
- Category C: Seminar/ Workshop for urban experts on specific innovation issues
- Category D: Academic Seminar/ Workshop on urban development theory
Admission: Free, please register below.
Event Partner(s): This event is organized in cooperation with the European Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.
Speaker(s):Markku Markkula, Aalto University / EU Committee of the Regions
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Europe has defined as its core target to get more innovations out of research. What are in more detail the policy guidelines and instruments when innovation communities operate as ecosystems through systemic value networking in a world without borders. Mr. Markkula’s presentation will include (top-down approach) Europe 2020 and Flagships in its implementation, some growing trends and weak signals, European Industrial Renaissance, Horizon 2020 – the European research framework program as well as (bottom-up approach) Regional innovation ecosystems.
To reach the Europe 2020 targets (smart, sustainable and inclusive growth), increasing bottom-up collaboration is a must. But how? Mr. Markkula will explain, from the experience of Europe, how to enhance cooperation among the political decision-makers, private and public sector stakeholders, as well as with researchers, students and working life professionals in entrepreneurial discovery and societal innovation.
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‘What’s Next for European Innovation Policy – Are Regional Innovation Ecosystems and Societal Innovation the Way Forward? ‘ (By Markku Markkula)
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