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Summary

This European conference is about bringing new products, systems and services to the market by:

 

  • speeding up the adoption of research and innovation outcomes;
  • generating trust for innovative ideas;
  • driving business scaling across markets.

 

Leading experts in innovation and standardization will present their experiences in linking the two worlds and highlighting how each one is benefiting from the other. 

 

Thematic parallel sessions will allow detailed insight into the various aspects of standardization by providing an overview on:

 

  • The landscape of standards, stakeholders tools and international aspect;
  • How patents and standards support researchers and innovators;
  • Ideas for making the CEN-CENELEC processes to meet the target communities’ expectations better;
  • How to integrate standardization in research programmes;
  • How standardization can support boosting innovation;
  • Key messages for research and innovation enablers (NCPs, European Federations, ETPs and other multipliers).

 

CEN and CENELEC, the European standardization organizations, warmly welcome researchers, technologists and innovators to this dedicated one-day event.

 

Speakers include

Vincent Laflèche

Vincent Laflèche

President

CEN

Peter  Dröll

Peter Dröll

Director for Prosperity, Directorate-General Research and Innovation

European Commission

Carmen Ianosi

Carmen Ianosi

Innovation and Policy Officer DG Connect - Communications Networks, Content & Technology

European Commission

Elena Santiago Cid

Elena Santiago Cid

CEN and CENELEC Director General

Fernando Utrilla Ortega

Fernando Utrilla Ortega

Head of R&I department

UNE

Knut Blind

Knut Blind

Professor for Innovation Economics

Christoph Winterhalter

Christoph Winterhalter

Vice-President Policy

CEN

Ruggero Lensi

Ruggero Lensi

Vice-President Technical

CEN

Karl  Grün

Karl Grün

Director Standards Development

Austrian Standards International

Fabio Taucer

Fabio Taucer

Deputy Head of Unit at the JRC Unit for Scientific Development

European Commission

Why attend? 

 

  • Connect with experts;
  • Get to know innovative tools, and explore new perspectives on standardization;
  • Learn which role policies, standards and patents play in innovation, and how to use each one in your startup or research project.

 

For further information on this event, please contact Samira Nik on SNik@cencenelec.eu / +32 2 550 08 48

Logistics

When

Wednesday 13 November, 2019
08.30 to 17.00

CET

 

Where

SQUARE Brussels Meeting Centre

Mont des Arts
1000 Brussels
Belgium

Tel: +32 2 515 13 22

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