Upcoming Event

Dec
12
12:30

The impact of Brexit for Research & Innovation in Europe

This event will feature a new and interactive format, with a restricted and high-level on-site audience and in parallel, it will be livestreamed on our website to remain public and attract the widest participation

December 12, 2017, 12:30 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Invitation-only | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy

As the EU and UK negotiators dive in further negotiations, it is becoming essential to discuss what our future relationship on policy and in the framework programme for Research & Innovation (R&I) should look like. R&I will clearly not be a ‘zero-sum’ game between the UK and the EU, and as such it will be critical that negotiations in this area are approached accordingly in order to preserve both sides’ capacity to produce world-class science, to innovate, and eventually to grow. This interactive event will be an opportunity to hear from high-level stakeholders in academia, business and government and grasp what is at stake for both sides in the Brexit negotiations.

THIS IS AN INVITATION-ONLY EVENT BUT IT WILL BE LIVESTREAMED ON OUR WEBSITE. 

Schedule

Dec 12, 2017

12:30-13:00

Check in and lunch

13:00-14:00

Panel Discussion

Chair: Matt Dann, Secretary General

Alastair Buchan, Head of Brexit Strategy, University of Oxford

Kurt Deketelaere, Secretary General, LERU, Professor of Law at KU Leuven and Chairman of Sustainability College Bruges

David Earnshaw, Associate Vice President, Merck

Maryline Fiaschi, Managing Director, Science|Business

Martin Muller, Co-Head of Office, Swiss Contact Office for Education, Research and Innovation

Christian Naczinsky, Head of department EU and OECD Research Policy

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

14:00-14:30

Q&A

14:30

End

Speakers

Alastair Buchan

Head of Brexit Strategy, University of Oxford

Matt Dann

Secretary General

David Earnshaw

Associate Vice President, Merck

Kurt Deketelaere

Secretary General, LERU, Professor of Law at KU Leuven and Chairman of Sustainability College Bruges

Maryline Fiaschi

Managing Director, Science|Business

Martin Muller

Co-Head of Office, Swiss Contact Office for Education, Research and Innovation

Christian Naczinsky

Head of department EU and OECD Research Policy

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Matilda Sevon

matilda.sevon@bruegel.org

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