EUREKA GLOBAL INNOVATION SUMMIT
The Eureka Global Innovation Summit 2019 runs from the 14 – 16 May 2019
An overview of the benefits of the EUREKA network and its instruments
The challenges, future trends and ultimate successes of global collaboration.
Figures from big business and innovative start ups offer their experience and advice on profitable global collaboration alongside invaluable economic forecasting
Tips and tricks for applying to all EUREKA instruments.
Companies can learn how to apply to different funding opportunities from our EUREKA experts.
Are we still trying to recreate Silicon Valley?
Join our panels for an exploration of smart specilisation.
The race to autonomy - who are the winners?
Join our experts for insights into the technological advancements, regulatory developments, risks and rewards of autonomous travel and see how they might impact your business
How to do robust evaluation of innovation collaboration programmes.
What are the challenges in applying national methodologies to an international scheme?
Commercialise and Exploit your Intellectual Property Globally
How to commercialise and exploit IP – the most valuable asset in many businesses - and how to use IP to identify new revenue streams and add value to the Balance Sheet.
Get inside the minds of your future investors.
Investors offer advice and insights on targeting the right investors, finding additional value through connections and providing insight into the future of investment.
For the 10th consecutive year, we will offer innovators and various stakeholders from the vast EUREKA membership and Korea the platform to get together and discuss current innovation and technology trends, possible avenues to best utilize existing opportunities and tackle challenges in international industrial cooperation, and of course – the invaluable chance to meet likeminded entrepreneurs and explore the potential for engaging in joint R&D projects.
What would an innovation ecosystem look like if it was designed by industry?
Would the innovation ecosystem look very different if it was designed by industry alone? Hear from companies about what they think needs to change and where they see opportunities...
How to get to 3% R&D spend and why it matters.
Many countries have percentage targets of their GDP to be spent on research and development. Come and join this hands on session to discuss the challenges and opportunities of R&D targets and how we can best encourage further investment.
Pitch to Clean Growth and Future of Mobility sector panel and audience.
Opportunity for businesses to pitch their ideas to investors and audience for feedback, advice and connections
Find out how you can collaborate with partners in Africa and how businesses can best access this market.
Selling your product, your company and yourself.
Delegates will have the knowledge to improve their pitches and the confidence to take the next steps in securing investment.
Innovating our way towards a sustainable future.
From plastics to pollution - the technologies and trends which are going to determine future policies and how the pursuit of clean growth could effect and inspire your company
Could experimental methods be used to measure global collaborative research and innovation?
Come and find out more about the UK's Industrial Strategy and Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). ISCF is an integral part of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy, which aims to raise UK productivity and economic growth through innovation. ISCF will deliver a major portion of the UK Government's commitment to increase R&D funding by £4.7 billion over four years.
Who will be the next disruptor?
Hear where the next disruptors will come from and which sectors they will disrupt. Innovation industry leads and disruptors themselves explain what creative change and the resultant resistance mean for your business and for the global economy.
Hear how the latest developments in Canada’s innovation ecosystem are encouraging collaboration and then delve into some specific partnering opportunities as leading Canadian AI & Quantum companies pitch project ideas.
Creating the most effective environments to expand.
Our experts address the challenges facing companies looking to scale up and the discuss the tools available to help businesses grow
Tips and tricks for applying to all EUREKA instruments
Companies can learn how to apply to different funding opportunities from our EUREKA experts
Which countries will lead manufacturing in 2050?
The future of manufacturing offers significant potential for growth and sustainability. What is the future of this sector and who should we be collaborating with globally?
Get inside the minds of your future investors.
Investors offer advice and insights on targeting the right investors, finding additional value through connections and shared goals using real world examples.
Find out how you can collaborate with partners in Asia and how businesses can best access this market
'Alexa, how is AI going to effect my business?'
Internet of Things, 5G, AI vs the human - discover the impact our experts think this will have on your business - and when.
Find out how you can collaborate with partners in Australia and New Zealand and how businesses can best access this market
Discover SME opportunities for markets outside Europe
Learn about opportunities with innowide
Pitch to AI & Data and Ageing Society sector panel and audience.
Opportunity for businesses to pitch their ideas to investors and audience for feedback, advice and connections.
International approaches and global partnerships supporting precision agriculture.
Food and bio-based industries need new knowledge and innovation to face future challenges and exploit the opportunities around the world. Discuss and debate the opportunities for businesses in this area.
Selling your product, your company and yourself
Practical advice and guidance on pitches, presentations, contacts and strategy.
The impressive developments in the health and fitness sector which could impact us all.
A round up of the innovations in this arena from key players in the sector. Includes a particular focus on the North West and the advancements in health and life sciences which have come out of the region.
Find out how you can collaborate with partners in South America and how businesses can best access this market
Living to 100: what are the possibilities for innovation.
Join our panellists who will be discussing the impact of life's extended third act on our businesses, family and working life.
10 EUREKA countries have agreed on having a common AI & QT call within the EUREKA networks programme. The total public budget from the participating countries exceeds €15 million. During the consortia building event project ideas will be pitched. The event is open for all participants. If your country is not participating directly in the AI & QT call, you may consider joining projects within Eurostars or other relevant programmes.
Using diversity as the key to success on a global scale.
Incredible initiatives from around the world and suggestions as to how you can identify and nurture your greatest assets.
Supporting innovators beyond funding alone!
Discuss how innovation agencies can best support innovators in the future.
Consider how you can use diversity to boost innovation
How can working with corporates create innovation opportunity?
Cross sector experts offer their advice on where the next opportunities for SME collaboration will come from and the best ways to approach corporate collaboration.
Large companies and SMEs share their insights on the substantial business benefits they gained from working in Cluster projects. Get practical advice from the presenters on how to generate innovation through international collaboration and how Clusters enable socio-economic impact.
Understanding the Intellectual Property Landscape of Latin America, China and South-East Asia
This training session aims to give an overview to European SMEs on how they can best protect their Intellectual Property on the Chinese, Latin-American and South-East Asian markets. The experts will provide practical information on how to register, protect and enforce Trademark rights in the regions and how to effectively protect the logo of the company or the product, as well as how to proceed as to the inventions, designs and copyright-protectable contents.
Talking innovation, entrepreneurship & risk taking.
We dive into the story behind what it tales to create a truly innovative and highly successful company - and the set backs that teach us how to succeed.
Round up of event highlights, key learnings and results from the event
Some of the limited capacity sessions in the Innovation Lab and Inspiration Stage are currently fully booked. We will have walk up places available on the day on a first come first served basis or you may choose to attend a session in the main arena.