Beginning Monday, 11 February 2019 12:30
End Monday, 11 February 2019 14:00
Location Boulevard Bischoffsheim 11, 1000, Brussels, Belgium
Event fees British Chamber members: €0.00 (incl. VAT)
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You will have 20 minutes networking time at the beginning of the event.

We are pleased to host Waldemar Kütt, Head of Unit "Bioeconomy Strategy" in the Bioeconomy Directorate of DG Research and Innovation at the European Commission, at this lunch briefing to speak about the new bioeconomy strategy of the European Commission.



Speakers:

Head of Unit "Bioeconomy Strategy", Bioeconomy Directorate, DG Research and Innovation | European Commission

Dr. Waldemar Kütt is Head of Unit "Bioeconomy Strategy" in the Bioeconomy Directorate of DG Research and Innovation in the European Commission which coordinates bioeconomy research programmes and policy strategy. From 2012-2014 he was Head of Unit of "Biobased Products and Processing" in the same directorate. From May 2008 to November 2014 he held various positions as senior expert, Deputy and Head of Cabinet in the Cabinet of Research Commissioners Potočnik and Geoghegan-Quinn. His main responsibilities included the €80billion new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. He joined the Research Directorate General of the European Commission in 1997 and has since coordinated activities and polices related to innovation, SME, IPR, finance, technology transfer and bioregions. He holds a doctor's degree in physics from the Technical University Aachen, Germany.

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