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EECA Cluster Final Conference

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From Monday 13 June 2016
To Tuesday 14 June 2016

 EECA final conference Moldova

The Final Conference of the EECA CLuster was successfully organised on 13-14 June 2016 in Chisinau, Moldova. More than 100 participants representating leading commercial, government and research organisations from the EU and the entire Eastern Europe and Central Asia region had the opportunity to share knowledge and experiences, lessons learnt and good practices EU-funded research projects. The main objective was  to:

  • Present Collaboration Opportunities among ICT research and industrial organisations under R&I teams and New Support Opportunities for the EECA in H2020
  • Discuss /Present Recommendations for the future cooperation between the European Technology Platforms (ETPs) and the EECA region (common R&I priorities, factors hindering this collaboration and actions to overcome them)
  • Facilitate networking among EU and EECA organisations


ICT areas of focus

The conference focused on 2 key ICT sub-fields which demonstrate a high potential for EU-EECA collaboration, namely:

  • Big Data, Software and Services; and
  • Interactive Content, Media and Creative industries

 

For more information on the event, pease contact:

  • rkoum [at] planet.gr , lpsalti [at] planet.gr (PLANET SA, EAST-HORIZON project coordinator)
  • bougiouklis [at] qplan.gr, delioglanis [at] qplan.gr (Q-PLAN INTERNATIONAL ADVISORS LTD, EECA-2-HORIZON project coordinators)
  • elena.zamsa [at] h2020.md, svetlana.mihalachi [at] h2020.md (Center of International Projects, local organiser)

 

Agenda of the event

Presentations day 1

Presentations day 2

Presentations pitches - Day2, session 1

Presentations pitches - Day2, session 2

 Agenda and presentations - Day 1

09:00 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 10:00
(Central room)

Welcome Speech

  • Academician Ion Tighineanu, prime-vice president of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova (Moldova)
 10:00 - 10:15
(Central room)

 Scope of the event – structure of the day

  • Mr Kostas Bougiouklis, EECA-2-HORIZON Coordinator, Q-PLAN INTERNATIONAL (Greece)
10:15 - 11:00
(Central room)

Cluster Achievements 

  • Mr Raphael Koumeri, EAST-HORIZON Coordinator, PLANET (Greece)
11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

 11:30 - 13:30

Collaboration with relevant European Technology Platforms

General Approach of the Cluster

  • Mr Kostas Bougiouklis, EECA-2-HORIZON Coordinator, Q-PLAN INTERNATIONAL (Greece)

Overview of the Networked European Software and Services Initiative (NESSI)

  • Mr Yannis Kliafas, Athens Technology Centre SA (Greece)

Overview of New European Media initiative (NEM)

  • Ms Silvia Boi, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica (Italy)

Overview of ICT priorities in the EECA region

  • Ms Elena Zamsa, Center of International Projects (Moldova)
13:30 - 14:30
Lunch break
14:30 - 16:30  

Parallel sessions - Open discussion on:

  • Validating the common research areas among the ETPs and the EECA region
  • Factors hindering active involvement of EECA ICT teams in the ETPs' activities

Room A - Collaboration with the "Networked European Software and Services Initiative" - NESSI ETP

Moderator: Mr Yannis Kliafas, Athens Technology Centre SA (Greece)

Secretariat: Ms Leta Psalti, PLANET SA (Greece)

Room B - Collaboration with the New European Media initiative - NEM ETP

Moderator: Mrs Silvia Boi, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica (Italy)

Secretariat: Ms Mihalachi Svetlana, Centre of International Projects (Moldova)

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee break
17:00 - 17:30

Conclusions by the moderators

 17:30

End of Day 1

 

 

 Agenda and presentations - Day 2

09:00 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 09:45
(Central room)

Welcome Speech

  • Dr. Lidia Romanciuc, Director of Center for International Projects (Moldova)
 09:45 - 10:00
(Central room)

 Scope of the event – structure of the day

  • Mr Kostas Bougiouklis, EECA-2-HORIZON Coordinator, Q-PLAN INTERNATIONAL (Greece)

Workshop" "ICT in Societal Challenges"

10:00 - 11:15
(Central room)
11:15 - 11:45

Coffee break

 11:45 - 13:00

Presentation pitches of EU/EECA ICT R&I teamns and ideas on Societal Challenges

Moderator: Mr Ivan Kulchytskyy, Agency of European Innovations (Ukraine)

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

   Networking session

14:00 - 15:30
(Central room)

Pesentation pitches of EU/EECA ICT R&I teamns and ICT research ideas

Moderator: Ms Elena Zamsa, Center of International Projects (Moldova)

 15:30 - 16:00

Conclutions

  • Mr Raphael Koumeri, EAST-HORIZON Coordinator, PLANET (Greece)
16:00 - 17:30

Networking cocktail

 17:30

End of Day 2

 


 

Photos - Day1

 IMG 3817   Day1-1    Day1-2
         
 Day1-3   Day1-4    Day1-6
         
 Day1-7    Day1-5    Day1-9

 

 

 

Photos - Day2

Day2 2     Day2 3   Day2 4
         
 Day2 5    Day2 6   Day2 7

 

 

 

Location : Chisinau, Moldova

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