Euro-CASE Annual Conference 2022, Brussels, 19.09.2022
In her keynote address, Commissioner Gabriel framed the conference in the European context where an ambitious technological and industrial strategy appears as a key element for aiming EU to preserve its prosperity and international role in a time of global upheaval.
In the following interventions of the opening session, a lot of interesting questions, have been addressed in the various sessions of this conference:
During Session 1, “Promising ways of opening science”, the assistance learned about “Open Science” (” Opening Science”) and its actors.
Promising ways of opening science were illustrated with interesting cases. Through these cases the roles of Industry, the Research Community, Government, and dedicated organisations promoting cooperation were highlighted. Challenges and opportunities of “Open Access” were discussed.
Key structural changes, beyond “Opening Science”, for improving technology transfer and strengthening innovation were identified.
During Session 2, “Technological and Industrial Innovation for the Prosperity of Europe”, some key questions pertaining to “Opening Science”, “Innovation” and their importance to Europe’s prosperity were addressed:
During session 3, “Technological Innovation for the Common Good of Humanity”, we moved to a global perspective, the contribution of technological innovation, supported by “Opening Science”, to the Common Good of Humanity:
At the end of this conference, the participants can only state that Open(ing) Science is a key enabler and there is a lot of homework to do, to build on the conclusions evidenced by this conference :
To name a few things for Europe to develop:
Euro-CASE warmly thanks hosting academies, the ARB and the KVAB, for organising this Yearly Conference and its peripheral meetings and to compose an interesting programme and in particular Joos Vandewalle (KVAB) and Luc Chefneux (ARB), co-chairs of the conference, and Albert Husniaux (ARB), coordinator and secretary of the conference.