EaP Plus "High-Level Seminar on Research and Innovation policy" WORKSHOPS , Vienna on 12-13 October 2017 and Athens on 7-8 November 2017

EU EaP Plus project (https://www.eap-plus.eu/) orginizes a 2x2 days seminar on Research and Innovation policy which offers state-of-the-art knowledge and information on new developments in modern research and innovation policies to high-level policy makers and high-level experts from policy-delivery entities from the Eastern Partnership Countries (EaP - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine).


Invited are high-level policy makers and high-level experts from policy-delivery entities (e.g. research funding agencies, research and innovation councils) from the Eastern Partnership Countries who are committed to participate in both seminar parts and have not taken part in the previous seminar in the finished “IncoNet-EaP project”.

When and What?

Part 1: Vienna/Austria 12-13 Oct 2017

Topics: The theoretical foundations of STI policy; STI Policy Paradigms and Policy Mixes; Innovation support instruments and programmes; Responsible Research and Innovation; New developments in Peer Review; Open data, open science and open access

Part 2: Athens/Greece 7-8 Nov 2017

Topics: Innovation measurement; IPR; Performance measurement of research organizations; Benchmarking Exercises; International RTI Cooperation, Foresight Exercises

Application procedure

Qualified applicants are requested to provide their up-to-date CV, their contact details, affiliation and current position to their national EaP Plus Contact person in Armenia, Tigran Arzumanyan, Head of ISTPD, NAS RA, e-mail:tarznip@sci.am   and to Ms Carmen Heidenwolf , ZSI, Austria, e-mail: heidenwolf@zsi.at . The selection of the participants (3 participants per country) will be done by the organisers to form a complementary group of expertise.

Coverage of costs

The travel expenses of the accepted participants will be reimbursed. This includes economy class flight to and from Vienna and Athens, public transport travel expenses in Vienna and Athens, visa costs, accommodation (3 nights), lunches, dinners and the participation costs.

Application deadline is Friday 16th of June 2017.


12.06.2017 | ISTPD