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Technology transfer conference, Norway

A conference entitled "Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Technology Transfer and Cooperation for Competitive Advantage" will takes place in the Olympic Region at Lillehammer, Norway on 15-17 June. The objective of the event is to identify the principles and policies of verti...

15 June 1994 - 15 June 1994
Norway

A conference entitled "Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Technology Transfer and Cooperation for Competitive Advantage" will takes place in the Olympic Region at Lillehammer, Norway on 15-17 June. The objective of the event is to identify the principles and policies of vertical, horizontal and intermediary networks and to provide information on how to evaluate, choose and build networks to achieve competitive advantage. This conferences will stress the role of small and medium-sized enterprises role in the future of European industry and investigate means of strengthening the technology base through various means of cooperation.

"Vision EUREKA Lillehammer '94" is timed to coincide with the 12th EUREKA Ministerial Conference which concludes the Norwegian Chairmanship later this year. Vision EUREKA is a series of 18 technology conferences attended by a total of 4,000 leading European decision makers in applied science, technology and industry.

The conference will include a presentation on two EU initiatives: Mr Jack Burgess of the European Commission, DG XIII, will address the conference on the role of the SPRINT Programme in technology transfer and Mr Simon Bensasson of DG III (Industry) will explain the role of the EU's Networks of Excellence.

The other speakers are the British Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Trade and Technology, Mr Patrick McLoughlin, the French Senator and entrepreneur of Sophia Antipolis Prof. Pierre Laffitte and Market Executive European Business Development British Technology Group Ltd. Mr Gilbert Nicoloan.
For further information contact:

Oslo Research Park
Per Harald Fredriksen
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