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WIRE 2016 - The Power of Regional Innovation Ecosystems

General Information

The Brainport Eindhoven Region hosts the European Commission's Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) 2016. This conference of the Directorate-General Research & Innovation serves as a prime event under the flag of the Dutch EU Presidency. WIRE 2016 intends to increase awareness about the importance and urgent need to build regional innovation ecosystems in order to create impact, upscale and aim for global competitiveness. The conference is therefore titled: The Power of Regional Innovation Ecosystems.

The conference takes place at Muziekgebouw Eindhoven from 8 to 10 June 2016 and provides a platform for policy makers, national and regional authorities, knowledge institutions and enterprises from all over Europe. During the conference there will be plenty of opportunity to have in-depth discussions on research and innovation practices and challenges throughout the European regions, including possibilities in the current EU funding programmes and those beyond 2020. A particular focus lies on extraordinary open innovation practices.

With your presence we will be assured of a fruitful, interactive, inspiring and truly innovating WIRE 2016 conference. You can find more information on For now we ask you to save the date for WIRE 2016 on 8, 9 and 10 June or to register right away. Detailed information about the conference and an additional registration form will follow shortly.

Agenda and Presentations

Press Release


Eindhoven (NL)

Contact information

Mrs Daniƫlla van Laarhoven
Communications Officer WIRE 2016
+31 6 21 27 29 46

Registration information

To register, please complete the online form