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Opening & Overview of project outcomes from the EUIMA Project Team

Chair: Dr. John H. Smith, Deputy Secretary General, EUA

Welcome and opening remarks:

  • Dr John H. Smith, Deputy Secretary General, EUA
  • Dr Stefaan Hermans, Head of DG Research & Innovation’s “Skills” Unit, European Commission

Overview of project outcomes from the EUIMA Project Team: 

Full Costing 

Chair: Thomas Estermann, Head of Unit, Governance, Autonomy & Funding, EUA

  • Thomas A.H. Schöck, Chancellor, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg & Spokesman of the German Kanzler Working Group on European Affairs, Germany
  • Pieter-Jan Aartsen, Corporate Controller, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Collaborative Research

Chair: Dr Lidia Borrell-Damian, Senior Programme Manager, Research & Innovation Unit, EUA

Collaborative research in Science, Engineering and Technology:

Collaborative research between Economic, Social Sciences and Humanities fields:

Panel discussion with European policy makers on the future of EU research funding 

Chair: Dr John H. Smith, EUA Deputy Secretary General

  • Dr Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission
  • Dr Francien Heijs, Counsellor on EU Research & Science Policy, Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU, The Netherlands
  • Professor Maria Da Graça Carvalho, Member of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) of the European Parliament and Rapporteur for the Specific Programme Implementing Horizon 2020, Portugal 
  • Professor John Goddard, EUIMA Steering Committee Member, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Closing Remarks from the EUIMA Project Team

  • Dr John H. Smith, Deputy Secretary General, EUA
  • Dr Lidia Borrell-Damian, Project Leader, Collaborative Research, EUA
  • Thomas Estermann, Project Leader, Full Costing, EUA

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