Ready, steady, go! The Horizon 2020 Launch Event

Helsinki and online
Ajankohta: pe 11.10.2013

Horizon 2020, the new EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, is right around the corner. The Programme begins in January 2014 and offers vast opportunities for funding and networking for Finnish organizations.

The Ministry for Employment and the Economy and EU Research and Innovation Programmes EUTI are organizing a launch event at Finlandia Hall with a key-note speech by Mrs. Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.

This is an open event and free of charge. The speeches and presentations will be in English.

This event is fully booked and the registration is now closed, but please join us via webcast at You will also be able to watch the recording up to six months after the event.

Time:   11.10.2013 at 8:30-14:30

Venue: Finlandia-talo (Mannerheimintie 13 e, 00100 Helsinki)


8:30     Registration and Brunch

9:45     Welcome and Introduction

           Minister's Greeting, Mr. Jan Vapaavuori, Minister of Economic Affairs

           Key-note Speech, Mrs. Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science

           In the Forefront of European Innovation: True Stories
           Harri Kulmala, FIMECC Oy and Tuomas Laine, Granlund Oy, interviewed by Anna Sorainen

11:15   Coffee and Refreshments

12:00    Toolbox for Success: How, Why, When and with Whom
            Training session by Yellow Research

14:30   Closing