Study visit: Lithuania’s Life Science Sector meets Brussels

Data - 05/05/2023
9:30 - 16:30


5 May 2023 Brussels
Venue: Visit to FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) @HOEK 38, Leuvenseweg 38, 1000 Brussels (confirmed)
9:30-9:45  Welcome coffee
9:45-10:30 Overview of the key FWO RI / Funding of research programmes (confirmed)
Speakers: Dr. Gregory Absillis and Dr. Isabelle Verbaeys
Q & A

Venue: Visit to DG MARE (confirmed)

11:30-12:15 Meeting with Deputy Director-General of DG MARE Kęstutis Sadauskas and his team (confirmed)

Venue: Lithuanian Permanent Representation to the EU, Rue Belliard 41-43, 1040 Brussels
12:30-13:30  Lunch
13:30-13:35 Welcome by Rita Kazragienė, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Kingdom of Belgium (confirmed)
13:35-15:00 Discussion: overview of the key policy developments on the EU level (life sciences, health tech, bioeconomy)
Moderator: Tadas Tumėnas, Head of LINO office
13:35-13:45 LithuaniaBIo – presentation about the Lithuanian Life Science Sector and the activities of LithuaniaBIO – Donatas Staniulis, Executive Director, LithuaniaBIO
13:45-14:00 Representative from DG RTD – Wim Haentjens (DG RTD)
14:00-14:10 Q&A

14:10-14:20 EU industrial policy focus on Life Science Industries, Ignas Simanavičius, Economic attache (confirmed)
14:20-14.30 EU Research policy, Brigita Serafinavičiūtė, Research attache (confirmed)
14:30-14:40 Q&A
14:40-14:50 EuropaBio, Claire Skentelbery, Director General, Christine Devaux, Office and IT Manager
14:50-15:00 BIC – Bio-based industries consortium, Samuele Ambrosetti, Innovation and Programming
15:00-15:10 Q&A
15:10-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:30 Overview of Networking in Brussels + Life Science industries angle
15:30-15:40 Grainne Ryan, Enterprise Ireland
15:40-15:50 Ulle Napa, ELO – Estonian Liaison Office for EU RTD
15:50-16:00 Jurgen Rienks, Neth-ER – Netherlands house for Education and Research
16:00-16.15 Q&A’s and Closing remarks by Jurga Kasputienė, Deputy Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the EU

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