TAFTIE Annual Seminar 2005

23.11 2005

TAFTIE Annual Seminar 2005

On 23rd and 24th of November 2005 the annual TAFTIE seminar was held in Berlin

The title of the seminar was “Chances and Challenges for SMEs in a Globalised Innovation System”.

The 1,5 day seminar existed of three sessions: Globalisation as an Opportunity, SMEs and Financing Aspects and Co-operation of Member States.

Below you can download some of the presentations:

Opening and welcome

Werner Wilke - Chairman of the TAFTIE Board of Directors

Engelbert Beyer - Federal Ministry of Education and Research ( Germany)

The German Innovation System: Structures and Challenges

Globalisation as an Opportunity

chair: José Manuel Leceta (CDTI)

Jacob Edler - Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research

Globalisation and National Innovation Systems: Empirical Trends and Policy Challenges

Jan Bohl - Ableton

High growth SME: Portrait of Ableton

Dr. John van den Elst - Philips Applied Technologies

Open Innovation Systems

Mr. Reinhard Buescher - European Commission / DG Enterprise

Investing in More and Better Research

Luís Gimino-Fabra - EADS

Scientific and Technology Transfer with Russia, Globalisation of the EADS Technology Networks

SMEs and Financing Aspects

chair: Michael White (Enterprise Ireland)

Dr. John Hill - Pera

Financing Technology Based High Growth Companies

Martin Wassell - Pera

Increasing Networking Activities of SMEs

Michael Leahy - Enterprise Ireland

Regulatory Issues: The Stae Aid Rules

Co-operation of Member States

chair: Wolfgang Gessner (VDIVDE-IT)

Christopher Hull - European Affairs Services

Programme Management in the era of ERA

Michael Huch - VDIVDE-IT

Experience from art. 169 preparation

Hans-Peter Marchlewski - Galileo

Art. 171: Galileo