Breakfast debate on 24 April 2018 (8.00 – 9.30 am)
Venue: European Parliament, Brussels
Entrance and registration (from 7.30 am) at the Spinelli Building, Place du Luxembourg*
Why do research and innovation matter for business? How much does business contribute to research and innovation? What role do EU research and innovation programmes play to leverage private investment? How important are EU research and innovation programmes for business? Why should business be strong in FP9? And how best to design FP9 to make it business-friendly?
BusinessEurope, MEP Paul Rübig, MEP Christian Ehler and MEP Lieve Wierinck invite you to discuss, with Commissioner Carlos Moedas, these or other critical questions in the run-up to the 9th EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9) proposal.
Paul Rübig, Member of the European Parliament
Christian Ehler, Member of the European Parliament
Lieve Wierinck, Member of the European Parliament
Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation
Markus J. Beyrer, Director General of BusinessEurope
Deadline for registration: Friday 13 April 2018 (noon)
*Please note that all participants must undergo strict security controls at the entrance of the European Parliament premises and will be asked to show a valid official photo ID.
BusinessEurope is the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level, standing up for companies across the continent and actively campaigning on the issues that most influence their performance. We speak for all-sized enterprises in 35 European countries whose national business federations are our direct members.