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Research Council of Lithuania and Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office LINO invite to the international conference Widening Lithuanian Research Potential

2017-11-03 News

The Research Council of Lithuania and the Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels LINO invites the research community, institutions working in the area of research and innovation (R&I) and all interested to participate in the European Commission programmes for R&I to attend the international conference “Widening Lithuanian Research Potential”, that will take place on the 21st of November in Vilnius (Gedimino ave. 3, Research Council of Lithuania).

The aim of the conference is to discuss Horizon 2020 measures under the programme „Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation”, Lithuanian and other Widening Member States experiences participating in these calls and implementing the projects. The discussions are expected to help formulating the expectations for the new financial period after 2020.

The viewpoint from the European Commission on the existing Widening measures as well as the prospects for the upcoming programme will be presented by the Ms. Magda De Carli, Head of Unit for Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission. Dr. Ene Kadastik, Deputy Head of Research Policy Department at the Ministry of Education and Research, Republic of Estonia, will give some highlights on the R&I policy achievements during Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

The second part of the conference will be dedicated to analyse specific Horizon 2020 measures. Representatives from Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian and Polish research institutions will share their experiences and lessons learned during participation in these specific measures designed for Widening Member States. 

The registration is open online until November 16

The programme of the conference

The organiser of the conference is Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels LINO, which was established this year. This conference will be an opportunity to introduce the Lithuanian RDI Liaison Office in Brussels LINO to a wider audience in Lithuania. LINO office aims helping Lithuanian research community to unlock it’s potential through participation in international projects.

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