EuroTech network event: From excellent research to excellent innovation – are universities ready for the future?


20 September 2017, 6-8pm, Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the European Union, Brussels/ Belgium

High-growth startups and disruptive technologies developed in EuroTech Alliance labs will be presented in this meeting. Drawing upon these examples, the panel (see confirmed speakers below) will discuss the prerequsites and tools to ensure that excellent research leads to excellent innovation.

Confirmed speakers

  • OBERT-JAN SMITS, Director-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • ANDERS BJARKLEV, President, Technical University of Denmark
  • JAN MENGELERS, President of the EuroTech Universities Alliance and President of Eindhoven University of Technology
  • DANIEL CREMERS, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition and ERC Grantee, Technical University of Munich
  • ANASTASIA AILAMAKI, Professor of Computer Sciences and ERC Grantee, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
  • OLINE VINTER OLESEN, Senior Researcher, Technical University of Denmark and CTO TracInnovations
  • MAARTEN STEINBUCH, Professor of Control Systems Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology

For more information and registration, please visit the EuroTech website.