Launching and Matchmaking Event of the Baltic Research Programme 25.10.18

 

At the international launching and matchmaking event on 25 October 2018 in Tallinn, the objectives of the Baltic Research Programme were introduced, and the researchers will got the opportunity to network with potential consortium partners. 

Programme

9:30 Registration and welcome coffee

10:00-10:30 Opening Addresses

– Mr Mikk Kasesalk, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Education and Research
– Mr Andres Koppel, Director General, Estonian Research Council
– H.E. Ms Cecilie Willoch, Norwegian Ambassador in Estonia

10:30-11:00 Baltic Research Programme’s implementation in Estonia
Ms Pille Pikker, Chief Expert, Ministry of Education and Research

11:00-11:30 Expectations for the first call launched under the Baltic Research Programme
Prof Martin Eisemann, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Member of the Programme Committee of BRP

11:30-12:00 Overview of the EEA/Norway Grants and a strategic basis of the Baltic Research Programme
Ms Birgit Jacobsen, Senior Adviser, Research Council of Norway

12:00-12:30 Experiences from the Norwegian-Estonian Research Programme: Presentation 1
Dr Rein Drenkhan, Estonian University of Life-Sciences, Project leader of the project “DNA-based early detection and diagnostics of alien invasive forest pathogens and tracing of their introduction pathways into northern Europe” funded by the Norwegian-Estonian Research Cooperation Programme (EMP 162)

12:30-13:00 Experiences from the Norwegian-Estonian Research Programme: Presentation 2
Prof Tõnis Timmusk, TalTech, Project leader of the project “Baltic Research Programme’s implementation in Estonia” funded by the Norwegian-Estonian Research Cooperation Programme (EMP 128)

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00-17:00 Matchmaking afternoon for researchers
Coffee/tea/water is provided during the matchmaking event.

 

For further information, please contact:
Ms Katrin Piller katrin.piller@etag.ee