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FP9 conference - "New world order: Science, technology & trade"

Date: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 09:30 to 17:15
Country: 
Belgium
Category: 
Other
Event type: 
Business

This year, the annual FP9 conference organised by Science|Business will focus on how international relations in science, technology and trade could be transformed - and how these changes will, in turn, affect the EU’s next flagship R&D effort, Framework Programme 9.

Topics to be discussed include:

Plenary sessions:

  • Facing up to a new world order. How will it affect science, technology and trade?
  • Global disruptors: open access revolution, science as diplomacy, the immunology of Alzheimers, the innovation bank
  • How can FP9 make international collaboration happen?

Parallel sessions: What the new world order means for...

  • Infectious diseases
  • Climate & energy research
  • The cloud
  • International maritime innovation

Raising the productivity and competitiveness of European businesses through technology. Boosting national economies on the international market, and strengthening the basis for sustainable prosperity and employment.