Irish-Lithuanian researcher’s brokerage and networking event on Horizon 2020 ICT and health calls

Date - 19/11/2019
14:00 - 19:30

VenueLansdown Suite, Herbert Park Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Date: November 19th, 2019

The aim of the event: To present the scientific potential of Lithuania and Ireland in the thematic areas (Information Technology (Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Photonics) and Life Sciences), to exchange the expertise and learn from each other  and to give opportunity to discuss concrete cooperation possibilities and joint projects within the framework of Horizon 2020.

Participants from Lithuania: Lithuanian researchers and scientists

Participants from Ireland: Irish researchers and scientists, entrepreneurs

The event is organized by Lithuanian Research Development and Innovation Liaison Office in Brussels LINO and The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ireland. The event is supported by Enterprise Ireland and Science Foundation Ireland.




14:00 – 14:30 Registration

14:30 – 14:45 Opening Remarks by The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ireland and Research Council of Lithuania

14:45 – 15:05 Presentation on Lithuanian RDI landscape and ecosystem. Prof. Valdemaras Razumas, Vice-minister, Ministry for Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania 

15:05 – 15:35 Presentation on Irish RDI landscape and ecosystem. Dr Ciarán Seoighe, Deputy Director General, Science Foundation Ireland and Garrett Murray, National Director for Horizon 2020.

15:35 – 16:00 NCP presentations on Horizon 2020 calls in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) and Health (Health, demographic change and wellbeing) thematic areas:

  • Kay Duggan-Walls, Health Research Board (Health)
  • Stephen O’Reilly, Enterprise Ireland (ICT)

16:00 – 16:15 Q&A

16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00 Pitches by the participants on the topics they are interested in (max. 3 min per each participant). Selected Horizon 2020 calls:

  • ICT-36-2020 (RIA) – Disruptive photonics technologies
  • ICT-37-2020 (RIA) – Advancing photonics technologies and application driven photonics components and the innovation ecosystem technologies
  • ICT-46-2020 (RIA) – Robotics in Application Areas and Coordination & Support
  • ICT-47-2020 (RIA) – Research and Innovation boosting promising robotics applications Support
  • SC1-BHC-06-2020 (RIA) – Digital diagnostics – developing tools for supporting clinical decisions by integrating various diagnostic data
  • SC1-DTH-12-2020 (RIA) – Use of Real-World Data to advance research on the management of complex chronic conditions
  • SC1-DTH-02-2020 (RIA) – Personalised early risk prediction, prevention and intervention based on Artificial Intelligence and Big Data technologies
  • SC1-DTH-06-2020 (RIA) – Accelerating the uptake of computer simulations for testing medicines and medical devices

You may find Horizon 2020 Information and Communication Technologies 2018-2020 Work Program here; Health, demographic change and wellbeing 2018-2020 Work Program here.

18:00 – 18:10 Closing remarks

18:10 – 19:30 Discussions and the Reception


Registration for the event is open till November 12th:

Contact person: Donata Mauricaitė, Policy Analyst at LINO Office

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