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Citizens' dialogue and round-table debate about future European research and innovation

The European Commission will later this year publish its proposal for a new European programme for research and innovation – the successor of Horizon 2020. In the warm-up to the Commission proposal, we invite to citizens' dialogue and High Level round-table debate on the next EU framework programme.

Time and place

Feb 27, 2018
from 03:00 to 05:00
The Ceremonial Hall (Festsalen)
University of Copenhagen
Frue Plads 4
1171 Copenhagen C

The focus of this event will be on how to boost innovation in Europe, create better links between research and education – and increase impact through a mission-oriented approach. Participants will be invited to comment and ask questions throughout the debate – and the European Commissioner for research and innovation will be happy to take other EU-related questions as well.

Members of the panel
 European Commissioner for research and innovation, Carlos Moedas
 Minister for Higher Education and Science, Søren Pind
 Professor Susana Borrás, Copenhagen Business School
 Chairman, Jim Hagemann Snabe, A.P. Moller-Maersk
 Professor, Bente Merete Stallknecht, University of Copenhagen
 Chairman, Flemming Besenbacher, Carlsberg Foundation

Moderator: Prorector, Lykke Friis, University of Copenhagen

Rector at the University of Copenhagen, Henrik Wegener, will open the debate.

Join the discussion on the direction for European research and innovation after 2020!

Refreshments will be served after the debate.


The debate will be webstreamed and can be viewed at:


Citizens' dialogue and High Level round-table debate is organised by the Danish Ministry of Higher Education and Science in cooperation with the University of Copenhagen, the Copenhagen EU Office and the European Commission.

last modified Mar 09, 2023