ICN2 Workshop on Research, Strategy and Innovation

ICN2 Workshop on Research, Strategy and Innovation

Date: 4-5 October 2018
Venue: Hotel Rey Don Jaime Castelldefels (Barcelona)

This workshop aims to provide training and networking opportunities in key areas of interest in the management of research institutions, such as the development and implementation of strategic operational and research policies; performance management; lean and efficient research support services; public and private funding strategies; innovation strategy; the principles of RRI, incl. ethics, gender, diversity, public engagement and social impact; Open Science; and Horizon Europe.

Objectives:

  • To address the above topics through a series of lectures by leading experts
  • To provide an enriching space for the useful exchange of experiences, best practices and success stories
  • To explore the possibility of joint proposals for European funding instruments like ERASMUS+
  • To further the development of projects by EARMA Working Groups

Target audience: European experts and professional counterparts with strategic roles in research management. EARMA alumni. Key local agents.

Organised by:

ICN2

Endorsed by the EARMA alumni:

ICN2

Agenda

Thursday, 4 October
09:00 Registration
09:30

Jose A. Garrido - ICN2 - ICREA

Head of Strategy Development Office

Welcome and introduction

09:45

Pablo Ordejón - ICN2

Director

ICN2 Strategy presentation

10:15

Gabriel M. Silberman - Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST)

General Director

Excellent Science to Build a Better World

10:30

Wolfgang Kniesky - INI-Novation GmbH

Managing Director

Taylormade technology transfer processes for European tech innovations

11:30 Networking coffee break
12:00

Tina Lewis - University of Copenhagen

Head of the Office of Research and Innovation
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Change and leadership in research administration – how can the principles of “Lean” come into play?

13:00 Networking lunch
14:00

Anna-Karin Larsson - Örebro University

Senior research advisor in Grants Office

RRI: Gender and diversity in research and projects

15:00

Guillermo Orts-Gil

Science relations and communications

Multisectorial science engagement: from school to parliament

16:00 Networking coffee break
16:30 Working groups
20:30 Dinner at Casanova Beach Club (by reservation only)
Friday, 5 October
09:00

Lluís Rovira - CERCA

Director

Catalan research strategy

09:30

Sean McCarthy - Hyperion

Director

Getting ready for Horizon Europe

+ Networking coffee break

12:00

John Westensee - Aarhus University

Director of Research Support and External Relations

Combining strategy and operations for increased success in Horizon 2020

13:00 Networking lunch
14:00

Success stories and best practices

Laura Kitti - Natural Resources Insitute Finland (luke)

Head of the Project Centre

Grant’ Office’s multi-professional support model for H2020 applications


Andrew R. Jackson - Durham University

Director of Research and Innovation Services

Building capacity for challenge-led and mission-oriented research through integrated research and innovation support


Peter Scott - University College Dublin

Senior Manager: Research Partners

Picking your path to strategy


Susie Cullinane - Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT, Ireland)

Projects Manager

Olga Roig - Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer in Terrestrial Ecology (CREAF, Catalonia)

International Projects Manager

EARMA Certificate in Research Management: the good, the bad and the ugly

16:00 Networking coffee break
16:30 Working groups