Friday, November 18, 2016

Research and Innovation for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the European Context: Current State of Play and Ways Forward - 5 December 2016, CEPS, MAIN CONFERENCE ROOM, Place du Congrès 1 - 1000 BRUSSELS

[Source: Research & Innovation] The objective of the seminar is to evaluate the current state of play of research and innovation policies for achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs) in the European context.In the first session, two presentations will be given by former chairs of high level expert groups, Professors Carlota Perez and Enrico Giovannini, on the transformative sustainability agenda for green growth and jobs in Europe. Here below are the links to the reports which both groups delivered to the European Commission in previous years. In the second session, a panel discussion with representatives of civil society, European institutions, think-tanks, and national governments of the European Union will help to identify ways to bring forward the transformative sustainability agenda and to better align research and innovation policies with the SDGs, as set out in the United Nations Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. For more details please consult the draft agenda and event description here attached.Registration is available here. Please register early as there are limited seats available.Registration and coffee from 09:30 - Light lunch will be provided after the event.For more information or questions please contact:- Jacopo Bordignon Jacopo.BORDIGNON@ec.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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