[Ip-health] HAI EUROPE Invitation to Expert Meeting - Horizon 2020 : Investing in the common good

Cora van den Bossche cora at haieurope.org
Tue Nov 22 05:52:39 PST 2011

Dear members of IP-Health,


We would kindly like to remind you about our invitation to attend an expert meeting - Horizon 2020: Investing in the common good -  co-organised by Health Action International (HAI) Europe and TACD on 30 November at the European Parliament. The deadline to register for this even has now been extended (registration is free of charge). During this conference, debates will take place regarding opportunities in the European Union's next research and innovation funding programme - Horizon 2020 - to explore alternative models of innovation for research and development.. The full programme is available at: http://haieurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Conference-programme-Horizon-2020-Investing-in-the-common-good.pdf


We would also like to encourage you to publicize this event in your network in order to maximize our reach, ensuring utmost attendance.


Thank you.


Best wishes,


Cora Van den Bossche


Health Action International (HAI) Europe

Overtoom 60, II

1054 HK Amsterdam

The Netherlands


Tel: +31 20 683 3684

Fax: +31 20 685 5002

Email: cora at haieurope.org

Website: http://www.haieurope.org


HAI Europe staff blog about recent developments in medicines policy: www.haieuropestaffblog.blogspot.com/


Health Action International (HAI) is an independent, global network working to increase access to essential medicines and improve their rational use through research excellence and evidence-based advocacy.




MEP Luigi Berlinguer (S&D)




MEP Philippe Lamberts (Greens/EFA) 




"Horizon 2020: Investing in the common good"

Treating knowledge as a public good in EU research and innovation


Horizon 2020 is the EU´s framework programme for research and innovation. This conference will explore how EU funding can promote economically and socially sustainable innovation models with the aim of more openness, easier accessibility and higher result-oriented efficiency. The conference will examine what it means to treat knowledge as a public good in policy making and how this should affect future EU funding schemes for research and innovation.


Date: 30th November  


Time: 13 - 15h  


Room: A3G3 European Parliament Brussels


Please register by sending an email to philippe.lamberts at europarl.europa.eu



Note! To get access badge to the European Parliament please include the following information:

full name, date of birth, nationality, type of ID (passport, ID, driving license) and ID number.


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