Innovation Convention 2011


The European Commission is organizing on 5-6 December 2011 its first Innovation Convention, as an essential part of the Innovation Union flagship initiative.

Research and innovation are the main motors for sustainable job creation and the only way to achieve a sustainable exit from the current economic crisis.  This conference will bring together world leading experts in research and innovation to share their views on building a global innovation economy.

The Innovation Convention 2011 will be led by the President of the European Commission, Mr. José Manuel Barroso and Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation, and Science.

It will be Europe's premier innovation event, with 1,200 or more selected participants.