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Horizon 2020 symposium with Dr. Michael Galsworthy

The 3rd December will take place an international conference entitled " Innovation perspectives in food science in Europe by utilization of financial sources of Horizon 2020 framework programme". The event will be held in the Oratorium Artium Pyrkerianum of Eszterházy Károly College (H-3300 Eger, Eszterházy sqr. 1.) on, Tuesday, 03.12.2013.

The aim of the symposium is to present the efforts made towards enhancing the position of Central and Eastern Europe in the forthcoming Horizon 2020 framework programme. The highlight of our programme is the presentation of Dr. Michael Galsworthy (University College London): The Underfunding of Health Related Research in Eastern Europe within European Union Framework Programmes.
Our Slovak and Ukrainian partners from the Cassovia Life Sciences association will also attend the symposium.
The event offers a great networking opprtunity for representatives of the Hungarian, Slovakian and Ukrainian R&D sectors.


9.00 – Press conference
9.30 – Dr. habil Kálmán Liptai (Rector, Eszterházy Károly College) – Welcome speech
9.40 – Dr. Ágnes Horváth (Vice-Rector of International Relations, Eszterházy Károly College): European Union relationships and project possibilities at the Eszterházy Károly College
10.00 – Prof. Dr. Nadiya Boyko D.Sc. (Professor, Director of R&D Centre of Molecular Microbiology and Mucosal Immunology, Uzhhorod National University): Horizon 2020 opportunities for life science research in Eastern Europe
10.20 – Dr. habil. Attila Kiss (Director, Food Science Institute, Eszterházy Károly College): Role of participance of industrial partners and clusters in innovation projects and providing sustainable societal impact.
10.40 – Coffee break
11.20 – Dr. Michael Galsworthy (Senior Research Associate at the Department of Applied Health Research, University College London, UK) – The Underfunding of Health Related Research in Eastern Europe within European Union Framework Programmes –Evidence, Consequences.
13.00 – Lunch break
14.30 – Round table discussion: Proposals for Reversing the Situation in Horizon 2020. Moderator: Dr. Michael Galsworthy
16.00 – Closing remarks

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The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under agreement n°320209