- What are the key success factors of an innovation ecosystem?
- Which are the respective roles of government, business, and capital in fostering and sustaining innovation ecosystems in Europe?
- Is a European Silicon Valley an attainable goal or just a utopian delusion?
On the occasion of Global Entrepreneurship Week (12-18 November 2012), the European Young Innovators Forum will convene an Innovation Roundtable to address these critical questions. Hosted by Members of the European Parliament Alexander Alvaro (Germany), Maria da Graça Carvalho (Portugal), Sidonia Jedrzejewska (Poland), and Pablo Zalba Bidegain (Spain), the Innovation Roundtable will also feature the following speakers: Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Partner, Seedcamp Jan Muehlfeit, Chairman Europe Microsoft Corporation Dr. Matthias Ummenhofer, Head of Venture Capital, European Investment Fund, Karen Wilson, OECD, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, Anne Glover, Chief Executive and Co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners (TBC), Dr. Burton Lee, Stanford University (TBC) We welcome a maximum of 100 participants to this event, taking place at the European Parliament, Room JAN 6Q1, on 12 November. To register for the event, please follow this link