Join the debate on stakeholder engagement in European research and innovation. Policy makers, researchers, representatives from industry and civil society organisations will explore how to engage societal stakeholders and open up research and innovation to broader societal considerations. - Find out about the latest insights from European research into the role of societal stakeholders. - Learn how to organise stakeholder engagement in your own work during the knowledge fair. - Discuss the future role of societal stakeholders of European research and innovation. The working conference builds on the findings of the European project NanoDiode: from July 2013 to June 2016, NanoDiode has organised a range of engagement activities across Europe, involving stakeholders in a dialogue on the funding, performance and outcomes of nanotechnologies research. Register at www.nanodiode.eu before 15 May 2016. Free entrance. Programme: 10:00 Coffee and registration 10:30 Why engage societal stakeholders in research and innovation? This opening plenary will be a moderated session where representatives from policy making, civil society and the media engage in debate with the audience on the rationale for societal engagement. 12:00 Lunch 13:00 Knowledge fair: the what and how of stakeholder engagement.
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