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GW4 Horizon 2020 Conference

A one-day conference organised by the Universities of Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter in preparation for the start of Horizon 2020, the new European Commission-funded Framework Programme for research and innovation.

Event details


09:30  Registration and coffee

10:00  Welcome address from Pro Vice Chancellor

10:10  European Research Council (ERC) - Claudia Alves de Jesus, Research Programme Officer, ERC

11:10  Coffee and networking

11.30  Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions - Paul Harris, Policy Officer, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency

12:30  Lunch and networking

13:30  Future and Emerging Technologies - Ales Fiala, Head of Unit, FET

14:30  Coffee and networking

15:00  Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies - Nicholas Deliyanakis, Dep Head of Unit, Industrial Technologies

Also at 15:00 will be three parallel sessions:

a)  Health societal challenge - Octavio Pernas, UK National Contact Point, MRC
b)  Climate societal challenge - Andrea Tilche, Head of Unit, Climate Change and Natural Hazards
c)  Innovative, Inclusive and Reflective Societies - Laura Mora Diaz, UK National Contact Point, ESRC

14:30  Closing remarks from Pro Vice Chancellor