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Frenz Elisa

CEO

Health Proc Europe Association

Co-creation of EIC support to innovative procurement

23 Sep 2020 | 15:45 - 16:30 | Hub 8 : European Innovation Council
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Frenz Elisa

As health ecosystem architect, Ms. Elisa Frenz builds multi-stakeholder networks, promoting cross-border collaboration & strengthening need-led innovation through co-creation. With the urge to create sustainable health systems she specially focuses on how to redefine the healthcare procurement world. Being CDO for Health Proc Europe Association, she creates an EU digital healthcare procurement ecosystem.

Fuchs Radovan

Minister of Science and Education

Government of Croatia

SYNERGIES EUROPEAN EDUCATION AREA & EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA: Towards a knowledge strategy

24 Sep 2020 | 14:00 - 14:45 | Hub 17 : Plenary
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Fuchs Radovan

Mr. Radovan Fuchs is the Minister of Science and Education of Croatia. He has a PhD degree in in biomedical sciences in the areas of pharmacology and toxicology from Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden. He has worked as an assistant to the director for international cooperation, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health. Mr. Fuchs has published over 100 original scientific papers and co-authored 11 books.

Gabriel Mariya

European Commissioner for innovation, research, culture, education and youth

European Commission

Horizon Europe Missions: CITIZENS ENGAGEMENT

22 Sep 2020 | 12:30 - 13:30 | Hub 5 : Horizon Europe Missions

Towards an innovation agenda for the WESTERN BALKANS

24 Sep 2020 | 11:30 - 12:15 | Hub 7 : International Cooperation

Opening Ceremony

22 Sep 2020 | 09:00 - 09:30 | Hub 17 : Plenary

Ceremony : Handover of the EU Missions final reports

22 Sep 2020 | 09:30 - 10:30 | Hub 17 : Plenary

EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL & Just Transition

22 Sep 2020 | 10:30 - 11:30 | Hub 17 : Plenary

Towards a new EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA: Joining forces, aiming higher

22 Sep 2020 | 15:00 - 15:45 | Hub 17 : Plenary

PRIZE CEREMONY: Women Innovators

23 Sep 2020 | 11:30 - 12:00 | Hub 17 : Plenary

EXCELLENCE & INCLUSIVENESS a Widening strategy to advancing Europe together

23 Sep 2020 | 12:45 - 13:30 | Hub 17 : Plenary

All-inclusive RECOVERY for a stronger Europe

23 Sep 2020 | 15:00 - 15:45 | Hub 17 : Plenary

NOBEL & KAVLI PRIZE LAUREATES on “Blue-sky research to prepare for an uncertain future” (European Research Council & The Kavli Prize)

23 Sep 2020 | 17:00 - 18:00 | Hub 17 : Plenary

PRIZE CEREMONY: European Innovation Council Horizon Prize for Affordable High-Tech on Humanitarian Aid

24 Sep 2020 | 09:00 - 09:30 | Hub 17 : Plenary

PRIZE CEREMONY: iCapital

24 Sep 2020 | 10:45 - 11:15 | Hub 17 : Plenary

SYNERGIES EUROPEAN EDUCATION AREA & EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA: Towards a knowledge strategy

24 Sep 2020 | 14:00 - 14:45 | Hub 17 : Plenary

COVID-19 response: the EC making a difference and acting globally

24 Sep 2020 | 15:00 - 15:45 | Hub 17 : Plenary

Closing remarks: learning from the past, thinking about the future

24 Sep 2020 | 16:45 - 18:00 | Hub 17 : Plenary

Europe's new "SUPER FUND": the European Innovation Council Fund

24 Sep 2020 | 11:15 - 12:00 | Hub 8 : European Innovation Council

A vision of the R&I future Interview with Financial Times - Pre-recorded interview

24 Sep 2020 | 12:15 - 12:45 | Hub 17 : Plenary

Letter of Intent (LoI) between the European Innovation Council (EIC) and the first wave Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) (Climate, Digital and Energy) of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

24 Sep 2020 | 12:45 - 13:00 | Hub 17 : Plenary
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Gabriel Mariya

Mariya Gabriel is the European Commissioner for innovation, research, culture, education and youth. She is responsible for key EU programmes as Horizon Europe, Erasmus+, European Solidarity Corps and Creative Europe.  She was Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society from 2017 to 2019.  She has been elected to the European Parliament in 2009, 2014 and 2019. Mariya Gabriel is Vice-President of the European People's Party and Vice-President of EPP Women.

Gageik Thomas

Director for Digital Business – DG Digit

European Commission

Easing access through digital transformation & outreach: the Funding & Tenders Portal

23 Sep 2020 | 14:00 - 15:00 | Hub 6 : Smart implementation & Synergies
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Gageik Thomas

Mr. Thomas Gageik joined the European Commission in 2017 as the Director Digital Business within DG DIGIT. With a Masters degree in Computer Science, he has held leading positions with international companies in different industries like Consumer Goods, Manufacturing and Financial Services, most recently as CEO of the IT Services Group of a global Pharma Conglomerate.

Geurts Jeroen

President / Chair of Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

ZonMw / VUmcAmsterdam

Towards an OPEN SCIENCE VISION for 2030

23 Sep 2020 | 12:00 - 12:45 | Hub 1 : Policy (Widening Participation & Strengthening the European Research Area)
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Geurts Jeroen

Prof. dr. J.J.G. (Jeroen) Geurts is a clinical neuroscientist born on 16 February 1978. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam. Mr. Geurts is also Executive Board Member of the Dutch Research Council (NWO) and Director of Brein in Bleed.
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Ghezzi Gioia

Born in Italy, Ms. Gioia Ghezzi obtained a degree in theoretical physics from the University of Milan and later an MBA at London Business School. She is Member of the EIT Governing Board and Executive Committee and also holds a number of non-executive and institutional roles in infrastructure, business, transport and scientific sectors.

Giannini Stefania

Assistant Director-General for Education

UNESCO

GLOBAL CHALLENGES NEED GLOBAL RESPONSE: starting from Covid-19

23 Sep 2020 | 14:00 - 14:45 | Hub 7 : International Cooperation
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Giannini Stefania

Ms. Stefania Giannini was appointed UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education in May 2018, becoming the top UN official in the field. In this position, she provides strategic vision and leadership for UNESCO in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of the Education 2030 Agenda, encapsulated in Sustainable Development Goal 4.

Giuliano Angele

CEO

AcrossLimits

DRAGON'S DEN 'ROASTING' WITH EIC STARTUPS AND JURY AND INNOVATOR RADAR AWARD CEREMONY

24 Sep 2020 | 14:15 - 15:55 | Hub 8 : European Innovation Council
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Giuliano Angele

Ms. Angele Giuliano is an experienced entrepreneur in areas where technology intersects with health, education or regional development. After 20 years, she is also now helping others as a business angel and mentor whilst still pursuing her aims of building better technology solutions to help society. Her flagship company is AcrossLimits www.acrosslimits.com and she also is the president of FWE www.women.org.mt

González Fernández Lydia

Spanish delegate

H2020 “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials” Programme Committee

Mission area: CLIMATE

22 Sep 2020 | 17:00 - 17:45 | Hub 5 : Horizon Europe Missions
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González Fernández Lydia

Ms. Lydia González Fernández is Spanish delegate at H2020 “Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials” Programme Committee, and also part of the sub-group of MSs on the Mission "Adaptation to Climate Change, including Societal Transformation". She holds a Ph.D. in Physics and a Master in Environmental Engineering and Management. Ms. González Fernández works at CDTI, Spanish Innovation Agency - Ministry of Science and Innovation.

González-Estéfani Laura

Founder and CEO

TheVentureCity

Dealing with REGULATORY BARRIERS TO INNOVATION: From theory to practice

22 Sep 2020 | 16:00 - 16:45 | Hub 4 : Horizon Europe
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González-Estéfani Laura

Ms. Laura Gonzalez-Estefani is the founder and CEO of TheVentureCity, a venture fund and accelerator designed to make the global entrepreneurial ecosystem more diverse, international and accessible to fair capital. She accelerates the growth of promising early-stage startups, empowers high-growth companies raising capital, and helps established companies reset to a more dynamic mindset.

Goreti Ferreira Sales Maria

Associate Professor at the Chemical Engineering Department / Coordinator

University of Coimbra / H2020 FET Open MindGAP project – European Commission

Voices from the future: EIC Pathfinder projects stories, people, visions

22 Sep 2020 | 09:45 - 12:30 | Hub 8 : European Innovation Council
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Goreti Ferreira Sales Maria

Professor Maria Goreti Ferreira Sales is an Associate Professor at the Chemical Engineering Department at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology at the University of Coimbra and also the coordinator of BioMark Sensor Research. She is also the coordinator of the H2020 FET Open MindGAP project.

Goyens Petra

Deputy Head of Unit Circular Economy & Biobased Systems – DG R&I

European Commission

Circular and Bio-based: towards a carbon neutral and sustainable economy

22 Sep 2020 | 14:00 - 15:00 | Hub 2 : European Green Deal
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Goyens Petra

Dr. Petra Goyens is Deputy Head of Unit Circular Economy & Biobased Systems of the Healthy Planet Directorate at DG Research & Innovation. Previously she was Head of Sector Bioeconomy and she contributed to the update of the EU Bioeconomy Strategy as well as the review of the 2012 Bioeconomy Strategy.

Grand Alfred

Director

GRAND FARM

Mission area: SOIL

23 Sep 2020 | 09:00 - 09:45 | Hub 5 : Horizon Europe Missions
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Grand Alfred

Mr. Alfred Grand is an organic farmer and entrepreneur. He is the owner of GRAND FARM, a research and demonstration farm in Austria, where the focus is on soil health, agroforestry and market gardening. The farm is an active member of the Lighthouse Farming Network from Wageningen Universität, NL. Mr. Grand is member of the Mission Board for Soil Health and Food.

Grazia Alice

PhD Candidate

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases

New SKILLS for New Times

24 Sep 2020 | 09:45 - 10:30 | Hub 3 : Digitalisation
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Grazia Alice

Ms. Alice Grazia completed her studies in Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Padova, Italy. She took part in three exchange programs: Erasmus for Study (Chester, UK); Bilateral exchange (Boston, USA); Erasmus for Traineeship (Graz, Austria) and other internships in both research and clinical field. Ms. Grazia is currently a PhD candidate at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (Rostock, Germany).

Greisler Peter

Head of Directorate Higher Education

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

The future of UNIVERSITIES in Europe: Supporting institutional transformations and the European University initiative

23 Sep 2020 | 10:30 - 11:15 | Hub 1 : Policy (Widening Participation & Strengthening the European Research Area)
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Greisler Peter

Mr. Peter Greisler Head of the Directorate Higher Education, Federal Ministry of Education and Research. His responsibilities are inter alia the German Research Foundation, career paths of researchers and higher education. Mr. Greisler has worked in the Ministry since 1991 in different fields, e.g. international nuclear energy policy, human resources, cabinet and parliamentary issues and sustainability research.