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Conference on innovation and the economy, Brussels, Belgium

A conference entitled 'The innovation economy - getting new ideas, new partners and new growth for the global economy' will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 2 June.

In the light of the economic role of innovation and recent and upcoming elections in Europe and the United S...

2 June 2009 - 2 June 2009
Belgium

A conference entitled 'The innovation economy - getting new ideas, new partners and new growth for the global economy' will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 2 June.

In the light of the economic role of innovation and recent and upcoming elections in Europe and the United States, the conference is dedicated to looking at how to go about creating the right global climate to deliver innovation.

An estimated 200 participants will discuss the following topics:
- high-growth entrepreneurship and getting ideas from lab to market;
- university research - competition vs. collaboration;
- international research and development (R&D) collaboration;
- the next European Commission and the innovation agenda;
- open innovation - the role of multinationals in a global lab;
- joint programming of research.

Janez Potocnik, the European Commissioner for Science and Research, will be one of the key speakers.For further information, please visit:
http://www.sciencebusiness.net/events/innovation_economy2009.php