Funding Forum

Funding for Science & Innovation

Location: Online

Date: 20.-22.10.2020

Central European Time (CET)

Funding is the KEY to Science & Innovation!

Doing research, inventing and pushing innovation is impossible without funding. Researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs need funds! 

Funding Forum is a one-stop-shop event about funding opportunities for researchers, startups and SMEs.

This event will bring in insights of global funding opportunities from the three most important research & innovation regions: EU, China and the USA. 

 

SPEAKERS

Luca Dalla Valle

BP & Account Manager 

Inspiralia USA

Topic: SBIR·STTR – American’s seed funding 

Yingjie Fan

Deputy Director General

Bureau of International Cooperation at National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Topic: Major Principles of National Funding Agencies in China

Seán McCarthy

Managing Director

Hyperion Ltd.

Topic: Getting ready for Horizon Europe

Maud Evrard

Head of Policy Affairs

Science Europe

Topic: Major principles of national funding agencies in Europe

Mary Ritter

International Ambassador and former CEO

Emeritus Professor, Imperial College London

Topic: Opportunities by EIT outreach hubs in China and Silicon Valley

Alessio Petino

Project Expert

Chinese R&I funding and policy

Topic: Chinese local government funding and incentives for tech SMEs

Wenbo Liu

Deputy Division Chief, Division of Multilateral Cooperation

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS)

Topic: EU-China Cooperation under Horizon 2020

Zhonghua XU

Head of Total R&D for Asia National Chair,

R&D WG for European Chamber of Commerce of China

Topic: Adcovacy for Science & Innovation between Europe and China

Wenhuan Xia

Vice President,

761 C.Space (Beijing) Technology Development Co., Ltd 

Topic: How can European SMEs and startups attract venture investors in China?

 

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AGENDA

All times in the agenda are Central European Time (CET).

Day One:

EU Funding

Monday 20.10.2020

9:00-9:15

Welcome by ENRICH in China - Sara Medina, SPI

9:15-9:45

Horizon Europe - European Commission (TBC)

9.45-11:00

Getting ready for Horizon Europe - Sean McCarthy, Hyperion

11.15-11:45

EU-China cooperation under Horizon 2020 - Wenbo Liu, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

End of Morning Session

15:00-15.45

EU-US cooperation and success stories through Horizon2020 - Jennifer Ponting, Chicago University (TBC) & Jackson Howard, EURAXESS North America

End of Day One

Organizer

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20.-22.10.2020 

Online

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