National Innovation Week - JRC – UAB Special Session

  • 22 Jun 2022 to 22 Jun 2022
  • Hybrid section, Lima (Peru) and online

How to foster intra- and inter-regional collaboration to promote innovation and sustainable growth in America Latin?

From June 21 to June 25, the National Council of Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC) will hold a very important event about innovation and technology in Peru. The event will take place thanks to the support of more than 40 public institutions, private and cooperative.

The main objective of this multisectoral meeting will be to showcase the actions taken by the public and private sectors in terms of innovation in useful technologies and procedures, which will contribute to guide citizens when facing the current health situation as it also helps boosting the economy.

The topics to be covered will be discussed by specialists such as international experts who will enrich the debate with experiences from their regions and include: These subjects include the Strengthening of the Ecosystem, Sustainability of the Ecosystem, Financing and Support Instruments, Social Innovation and Incentives for linking academia and industry (tax benefits).

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22 June

  1. 14:00-14:15 (PET)
    Institutional greetings
    • Pedro BERNAL, National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC), Peru.
    • Alessandro RAINOLDI, Head of the Territorial Development Unit, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission.
    • Judith PANADÈS, Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  2. 14:15-14:40 (PET)
    Smart specialization strategies in Latin America: current status and future interregional collaboration opportunities
    • Monika MATUSIAK, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission.
    • Simone SASSO, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission.
    • Pierre PADILLA/Juan Carlos CASTILLO.
  3. 14:40-15:45 (PET)
    Experiences of collaboration of the agents of the regional systems of Innovation in shared challenges: Cases of Chile, Mexico, Peru and Bolivia


    • Germán GRANDA, Active Senior, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG-REGIO), European Commission.

    Round table:

    • Mauricio CESPEDES, General Director of Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Bolivia.
    • José Alonso HUERTA, Council of Science, Technology and Innovation of Hidalgo (CITNOVA) (Mexico).
    • Leonor DIAZ, Head of Development and Industry Division, GORE O'Higgins (Chile).
    • Carlos Alberto CÁRDENAS, Regional Institute of Scientific and Technological Innovation, Regional Government of Piura (Peru).


    • Ricard ESPARZA MASANA, Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Practical Information

22 Jun 2022 to 22 Jun 2022

Hybrid section, Lima (Peru) and online

Registration Information

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