Opportunities for research and innovation cooperation offered by the new H2020 Work Programmes 2018-2020, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Digital Single Market Strategy

The second Webinar organized in the framework of the MERID project will be held on 9 February 2018 at 11 am CET. It will last 60 minutes, including a 15-minute session of Q&A.

The content will focus on the following items:

  • A general overview of the opportunities for research and innovation cooperation offered by the new H2020 Work Programmes 2018-2020 to the MENA countries (first 10 min.)
  • An insight on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its consequences on businesses, governments and people; The impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the Mediterranean countries; The Digital Single Market Strategy; Policy areas linked to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the framework programme (H2020); Stimulating and managing digital innovation in the Mediterranean countries (35 min.)

PROGRAMME

  • 11:00-11:05        Welcome and introduction of speakers
  • 11:05-11:15        Overview of the opportunities for research and innovation cooperation offered by the new H2020 Work Programmes 2018-2020 to the MENA countries
  • 11:15-11:45        Insight on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its consequences on businesses, governments and people; The impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the Mediterranean countries; The Digital Single Market Strategy; Policy areas linked to the Fourth Industrial Revolution in the framework programme (H2020); Stimulating and managing digital innovation in the Mediterranean countries
  • 11:45-12:00        Questions and Answers

 

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The webinars attendance is free and open to everybody.

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Lecturers

Virginia BELSANTI, European project expert at CIHEAM Bari since 2002. Degree in Political Science, Economics-International specialization (Uni Bari), MA in Diplomatic Studies (London), Post-graduate Diploma in Management of Local Development (ILO), Certificate in Partnership Brokerage (TPI London), Certificate in Writing in the Sciences (Stanford). She is an expert in EU project and policy planning, covering different aspects from partnership brokerage, project design to content definition and administrative management. She has  been involved in a variety of activities related to training, research and cooperation  in the areas of poverty and rural development, innovation systems, management of local development, policy and institutional frameworks for sustainable development promotion; research cooperation, multi stakeholder dialogue promotion. She has a 15-year experience of training design and research tutoring.

 

Davide MEINERO is managing director at ID Consulting, where he’s in charge of relationship management and consulting services addressed to a variety of different customers. Working as a lecturer at the School of Management of the University of Turin, Davide Meinero developed a strong expertise on several subjects: economic analysis of institutions, ethics in economics, political economy, developmental economics and monetary policy.

His mission combines relations with the EU institutions, media communications, issue management, information, dissemination and strategic communication advice, policy analysis and assessment of public policy issues, technical assistance for project proposals, planning and implementation of advocacy startegies.

 

Leonardo PICCINETTI is Senior Research and Innovation Advisor and Managing Director at Europe for Business. He has extensive experience in consulting on Research and Innovation EU funding schemes and has worked on several EU Projects on food, water, energy and ICT-related fields. Leonardo holds a BSc in Economics at University of Rome with a special focus on water management in Mediterranean countries. He finished his Master in European Studies at Sussex European Institute at University of Sussex United Kingdom. Leonardo is currently studying Business Sustainability Management at University of Cambridge United Kingdom at Institute for Sustainability Leadership. He is indipendent evaluator for H2020 programme. Leonardo is fluent in Italian, English, Spanish and French.