In autumn 2017 and winter 2018, the Research, Innovation, Science Experts (RISE) group of advisors to Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for research, science and innovation, are touring European capitals to meet with independent experts and think tanks in the field of research and innovation.
The ‘Tour d’Europe’ takes place in the context of President Juncker's initiative of a wide and open reflection on the future direction of the European project. It will focus on the field of research and innovation and its role in wider European policy.
The RISE group will use the tour to present the findings of their report ‘Europe’s future: Open innovation, open science, open to the world’. The national hosts will put forward the main economic and policy perspectives of their country.
The Vienna event is co-hosted by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the Austrian Institute of Technology.