EU RESEARCH & INNOVATION | Horizon Europe for greater impact

A Round Table discussion on How to design Public Private Partnerships of Horizon Europe for greater impact? Technology Industries of Finland and Teknikföretagen representing technology-based industries in Sweden, are organizing a round table event on the 20th November 2019 from 10.30 to 13.00 to discuss the future Public Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation. The event will take place at the Technology Industries of Finland Brussels Office, Avenue de Cortenbergh 172.

We warmly welcome you and/or a colleague of yours in charge of Research and Innovation or Industrial policies and collaboration to join this round table discussion with representatives from the European Commission, Industry and Member States. We will send a background note together with the finalized program to all participants before the event raising some questions to be addressed during the round table.


10.30 – 11.00 Welcome Coffee and Registration

11.00 – 11.10 Setting the context
Matti Mannonen, Executive Director, Innovation and Economic Policy
Patricia Kempff, Director, Industrial Policy, Teknikföretagen

11.10 – 11.20 Finland’s Presidency and Horizon Europe
Jonna Lehtinen, Councellor, Research, Innovation and Space,
Finland’s Permanent Representation to the EU

11.20 – 11.40 Building Partnerships with Industry
Peter Dröll, Director, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

11.40 – 13.00 Roundtable discussion on Public Private Partnerships 2.0 for greater impact

Jaakko Hirvola, CEO, Technology Industries of Finland
Charlotte Brogren, CTO Alimak and Chair of Produktion2030
Ms. Nada Sirotić, Counsellor, Research, Innovation, Space, Permanent Representation of the Republic of Croatia to the EU
from another Permanent Representation to the EU
Malte Lohan, DG Orgalim
Peter Dröll, Director, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission

Discussion leaders: Patricia Kempff and Matti Mannonen

13.00 – 14.00 Networking lunch

Further Information:
Mervi Karikorpi, Head of EU Innovation and Industrial Policies,
+358 40 741 9801

Charlotte Andersdotter, Head of Brussels office,
+46 73 354 3439