A meeting of the Innovation Platform members of the international organization the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (EURO-Case) took place in Polish Academy of Sciences Research Center Energy Conversion and Renewable Resources in Jabłonna on 19/20 September 2016. The event, organized by the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS), was opened by prof. Elżbieta Frąckowiak, the Vice-President of the PAS, acting as the Academy’s representative in the EURO-Case Board, and Mr Bertrand van Ee, the Chair of the EURO-Case Innovation Platform.
The main subject of the two-day discussions was innovation and energy. In addition to the EURO-Case Innovation Platform members, the participants also included i.a. the representatives of the PAS, civil services and businesses interested in energy issues.
Presentations were made by Mr Marcin Korolec (former Minister at the Ministry of Economy and Minister of the Environment), Prof. Elżbieta Frąckowiak (Vice-President of the PAS), prof. Adam Cenian (The Szewalski Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the PAS), Dr Marcin Lackowski (The Szewalski Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery of the PAS) and Mr Aleksander Śniegocki (Project Manager „Energy and Climate“ in the think-tank WiseEuropa Institute, the Climate-KIC’s official partner).
The participants were discussing i.a. barriers to innovation and were working on the assumptions of the paper “overview of innovation policy in EU”. The meeting was also a great opportunity to present the activity of the Polish Academy of Sciences Research Center Energy Conversion and Renewable Resources in Jabłonna, one of the most modern laboratory complex in Europe.
Furthermore, a formal dinner was held as a part of the event on 19 September in Jabłonna Palace, during which a key note speech referring to innovation and energy issues was presented by Mr Andrzej J. Piotrowski, Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Energy.
Enclosed please find the meeting agenda, the list of participants, presentations and photographic records of the event.
- Meeting agenda
- List of participants
Prof. Elżbieta Frąckowiak, Vice-President of the PAS
Mr Bertrand van Ee, Chair of the EURO-Case Innovation Platform
Minister Andrzej Piotrowski
Minister Marcin Korolec
Dr Marcin Lackowski, Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery of the PAS
Prof. Adam Cenian, Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery of the PAS
From left - Mr Aleksander Śniegocki, Mr Thomas Stehnken and Mr Bertrand van Ee
Minister Marcin Korolec and Mr Roman Długi
foto: M. Mlekicki, J. Ostałowski