Webinar 2: Advancing Skills for Europe's Recovery & Competitiveness. 

Innopharma hosted the second webinar of the series entitled “The EU skills agenda - Advancing Skills for Europe's Recovery & Competitiveness ”, following on from their first webinar on “The New Industrial Strategy for Europe and prioritising Skills” The objective of this second webinar was to reflect on the June 8th 2020 Council conclusions dedicated to advancing skills for Europe's Recovery and Competitiveness and to discuss possible solutions and instruments to address this challenge.

Running Order

  • Begins Webinar - Declan Kirrane, ISC,  Belgium
  • 3:40 - Dr. Ian Jones, Founder and CEO of the Innopharma Group
  • 24:41 - Karina Angelieva, Deputy Minister of Education and Science, Republic of Bulgaria
  • 50:18 - Finbarr Sheehy, Director of Academic Programmes, Innopharma Education
  • 01:07 - Martina de Sole, National Contact Point, International Cooperation, H2020, APRE, Italy
  • 01:26 - Bonita de Swardt, SARAO, South Africa
  • 01:57 - Rainer Fisher, Former Head of Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology & Applied Ecology
  • 02:25 - Orla Callan, Director of Academic Affairs, Innopharma Education 

Webinar 1: A new Industrial Strategy for Europe - prioritising skills

Innopharma hosted a webinar entitled “The EU skills agenda” which will took place online on June 11th 2020. The objective of the webinar was to examine how, in a post COVID-19 world, Europe is preparing for the challenges ahead in order to protect existing and create new jobs. COVID-19 has acted as a catalyst to accelerate change and realise the digital economy. All of this will require new skills across a range of sectors and industries.

Running Order

  • Begins Webinar - Matt Moran, Board Member of EFPIA and CEFIC & Director of BioPharmaChem Ireland 
  • 12:30 - Dr. Ian Jones, Founder and CEO of the Innopharma Group 
  • 32:55 - Dr. Domingos Barbosa, Senior Researcher, Telecommunications Institute, Portugal 
  • 46:30  - Dr. Juan-Miguel González-Aranda, Chief Technology Officer, LifeWatch ERIC
  • 54:15 - Ann Ryan, Industry Liaison Manager, Innopharma Education 

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