The aim of this conference is to demonstrate to policymakers that excellent research is essential to addressing Europe’s challenges and for increasing competitiveness.
The conference will bring together internationally outstanding scientists and policymakers from many EU countries, as well as a range of stakeholders from academia, business, and civil society.
By sharing knowledge, best practice and experience, the conference will generate positive and strong messages that speak to the wider audience beyond the auditorium. The conference aims to influence the debate on European research policy in the lead-up to the next Framework Programme. The outcome of this Estonian Presidency conference will be presented in a final declaration, the Tallinn Call for Action.
A range of side events will take place in Tallinn the day before and after the main event to complement the conference.