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Press conference


2 July

11:25 to 12:10

STCC, Auditorium C




What future challenges for European research?

Organizing entity: European Commission, RTD


Jean-Eric Paquet (European Commission-Director General of Research and Innovation) will present the final and biggest annual Work Programme of Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. He will present how research and innovation supports EU’s political priorities and strategic agenda 2019-2024, and the need to focus on the ecological, social and economic transitions and related societal challenges for a competitive, sustainable and influential Europe.


Moderator: Minna Wilkki

Speakers : Jean-Eric Paquet, Director General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

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