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Published on 27 March 2018


The European Innovation Hub Day (EIH-Day), organised by CEA Tech in Grenoble, is a full day event dedicated to EIH and the use of associated European research and innovation programmes.

This event will bring together key-players from the European Commission, Regions, Regional Clusters, Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) and SMEs to exchange views on existing and future innovation hubs.

Session topics will include:

  • An overview and future perspectives on European innovation hubs
  • The role of Regions, Regional Clusters and Private Funding
  • The role of RTOs as infrastructure, knowledge and service providers.
  • Constructing EIH and building bridges between European regions


8:15 - 9:00
Registration and welcome coffee
9:00 - 9:30
Introduction by CEA Tech
9:30 - 11:00 Session 1: European Innovation Hubs : views of different European Commission Directorates-General initiatives and perspectives
11:00 - 11:30 Break - networking
11:30 - 13:00 Session 2: Regional ecosystem of EIHs : the role of Regions and  Regional Clusters 
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch


14:00 - 15:30

Session 3: Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) at the core of EIH projects, offering SMEs access to technological infrastructures of research and innovation, knowledge and services
15:30 - 16:00 Break - networking
16:00 - 17:20 Session 4: Constructing EIHs and building bridges between European regions
17:20 - 17:30 Closing by CEA Tech
  Social event