The contribution of innovation to economic prosperity has grown exponentially in recent years with the shift of development economies towards knowledge-based societies. This year’s workshop in Science and Innovation shall be centered on two subareas: the analysis of the fundamental role played by scientific research and scientific institutions and the incentives and the mechanisms designed to improve the funding and development of innovative ideas and processes.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • New ideas and radical innovation
  • Knowledge and technology transfer
  • Funding schemes
  • Academic networks and team work
  • Funding new ideas
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Business angels and business angel networks
  • Venture capital

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Previous editions

Speakers appear in the order in which they presented during the workshop.

2016 Edition
2015 Edition
2014 Edition