Kick-off meeting

Arqus Reserch & Innovation (Arqus R&I)

The kick-off meeting of the Arqus Research & Innovation Project will take place tomorrow 19th January 2021 (online). It will consist of 2 parts. The first part will focus on the support given by the European Commission to European University Alliances in the area of Research and Innovation and the subsequent empowerment of universities by the future Horizon Europe programme. Speakers will be Alina-Maria Bercea, from the Research Executive Agency and Stijn Delaure, from the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. The second part will be dedicated to internal aspects of the project and focus on the different work packages and their activities.

Tuesday, 19th January 2021, 14:00 to 17:00 CET
Zoom password: 264323

14:00 – 14:05

Welcome words & introduction to the meeting

Dorothy Kelly, Arqus Coordinator

14:05 – 15:05

Support for the Research and Innovation Dimension of European
Universities (H2020) – contractual aspects of Arqus R&I

Alina-Maria Bercea, Project Officer, REA B.5

15:05 – 15:30

A new ERA for R&I – Empowering universities

Stijn Delaure, European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

15:30 – 15:40

Health break

15:40 – 16:00

Brief introduction to the Arqus Research and Innovation project

Fernando Galán, Arqus Consortium Manager

16:00 – 16:40

Presentation of WPs (& plan of activities in year 1)

WP leader (5 min each)

16:40 – 16:50

Practical aspects & upcoming tasks

Luisa Bernstoff, Arqus R&I Officer

Marina Fernández-Peña, Arqus Communications Officer

16:50 – 17:00

Coordination with Action Lines & closing words

Philipp Weißert, Arqus AL6 Chair

Dorothy Kelly, Arqus Coordinator