2017 EU Research & Innovation Day – November 23/24, 2017

On 23-24 Nov, the EU Delegation in ROK with European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) organized EU Research & Innovation Day 2017 around the topic “Innovation for climate resilient and resource efficient economy”, inviting 3-400 persons of research and innovation partners to introduce up-to date R&I policies of the EU and to promote European excellence of science, technology and industry to Korea. STO together with Swiss Business Hub could participate into the event by, running Swiss promotion table to network with those who are interested in collaboration with Switzerland. It was also a good opportunity to maintain close relationship with EU delegation in ROK and EU Member States.

During the morning session some discussions about the main topic and new 5G technology, which will be tested during the Winter Olympic Games have been developed. The different Science and Technology offices of the embassies participate to a panel discussion focused on the H2020, receiving questions from the audience using a new mobile application. It resulted in a fruitful discussion. The Swiss booth has been visited principally by experts from companies and associations. Questions were mainly focused on the bilateral collaborations and on the establishment of a network.

Science & Technology Office – November 23-24