16.01.2014 | Kyiv, Ukraine
A Launch Conference on Horizon 2020 organised by the EU funded project 'BILAT UKR*AINA – Enhancing the BILATeral S&T Partnership with UKRraine * Advanced INnovative Approach' took place on the premises of the SASII in Kyiv on 16 January 2014 with the support of the State Agency on Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine (SASII) .
As a successor of the 7th Framework Programme, the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 'Horizon 2020' (2014-2020) will provide support to the entire range of research and innovation activities from fundamental sciences to industrial sciences. It will also advance the transfer of research into specific innovation activities, including mission-oriented research tackling the grand challenges of our future.
The objective of the conference was to inform the research, academic and innovation community of Ukraine about the mission, structure and general rules of 'Horizon 2020' and discuss the opportunities for participation of researchers and companies. Moreover, the Conference informed participants about the Ukrainian and EU support measures to facilitate the participation in 'Horizon 2020'.
In the afternoon, thematic sessions on New Materials and Processing Technologies, Information and Communication Technologies, Biotechnologies and Aeronautics and NCPs training will were held in order to allow the discussion on specific aspects of the programme and participation strategies in more detail.
For any further questions please contact the coordinating team:
HORIZON 2020 Launch Conference
Venue: State Agency on Science, Innovation and Informatization of Ukraine
Boulevard Shevchenko, 16 (Conference Hall, 4 floor ), Kyiv, Ukraine
|Opening address||Volodymyr Semynozhenko, Chairman, SASII|
|Keynote speech: the vision on Horizon 2020||Thierry Devars, DG Research and Innovation, EC|
|General rules and procedures of participation in Horizon 2020 incl. financial aspects||Olena Koval, NIP Ukraine|
|Supporting innovation (the new SME instrument, the Innovation in SMEs programme and Access to Risk Finance)||Ivan Kulchytskyy, Lviv CSII|
|Questions and Answers||All participants|
|Cooperation opportunities under Horizon2020 and actions to support Ukrainian participation||Borys Grynyov, First Deputy Chairman, SASII and Thierry Devars, DG Research and Innovation, EC|
|Thierry Devars, DG Research and Innovation, EC|
|BILAT – UKR*AINA - Enhancing the BILATeral S&T Partnership with UKRraine * Advanced INnovative Approach||Gorazd Weiss Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI)|
|National support measures and instruments to enhance FP participation||Virág ZSÁR Regional Centre for Information and Scientific Development, RCISD Krzysztof Trojanowski, Polish Academy od Science PAN|
|Horizon 2020 – views and expectations from the EU and Ukraine||Questions, answers and open discussion among the participants of the launch conference|
|Closing Remarks||Borys Grynyov, First Deputy Chairman, SASII|
Parallel Thematic Sessions and Information training for the Ukrainian NCPs
Venue: 55, Volodymyrska street, Great Conference Hall of the NASU
|New materials and processing technologies||Iryna Bilan, Frantsevich Institute for Problems of Materials Science|
|Information and communication technologies||Ivan Kulchytskyy, Lviv CSII Vadym Yashenkov, NIP Ukraine|
|Biotechnologies||Yanina Mishchuk, IMBG NASU|
|Aeronautics||Igor Rybalchenko, National Aerospace University “KhAI”|
|Information training for the Ukrainian NCPs||Krzysztof Trojanowski, Polish Academy od Science PAN and George Baroutas, PRAXI / HELP-FORWARD Network|
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