A better framework for innovation, 26 January 201626/01/2016 | © BUSINESSEUROPE
The EU is lagging behind major competitors in its ability to invest in research and turn these investments into marketable products and services. One of the key determinants of business success in today’s fast moving markets is the capacity to innovate, adapt and exploit new technologies and business models.
To build a political momentum around the need to make Europe a better place to innovate was the objective of the conference “A better framework for innovation”, which triggered the discussion with representatives of European institutions, companies and civil society on how to shape the EU policy landscape surrounding innovation.
02:03 Welcome Wepke KINGMA, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the EU, the Netherlands
05:08 Welcome and introduction Markus J. BEYRER, Director General, BusinessEurope
15:15 Keynote speech Jyrki KATAINEN, Vice-President, European Commission
35:52 Opening discussion: A new innovation governance for Europe
1:53:43 Panel 1: Science and innovation
3:06:33 Panel 2: Better regulation and innovation
4:36:17 Panel 3: Innovation policy and industry
5:54:35 Closing session
Co-organised by BusinessEurope, ERT and ERF in cooperation with VNO-NCW and the Dutch Presidency of the EU.