The Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the European Commission, and the local Organising Committee organize Innoweek 2015 on “Access to Finance for Research, Innovation and SMEs 2015”, in Riga, Latvia.
The conference will bring together high level policy-makers, financial intermediaries and representatives of the research, innovation and business communities.
For three days, it will discuss the European Union’s investment policies and its support for business development and innovation to further improve the standard of living in Europe. At the same time, participants of the conference will have the opportunity to enjoy the uniqueness and diversity of the Latvian nature and culture, as well as the hospitality of Latvian people.
First Innovative Enterprise week “Access to Finance for Research, Innovation and SMEs 2015” is a 3 day international conference on:
- the political answer to the macroeconomic situation;
- ways to boost growth, jobs and competitiveness through innovation, including the investment Plan for the EU;
- how the financial instruments, facilities and accompanying measures launched under Horizon 2020 can enhance access to finance for research, innovation and SMEs;
- interactions between these financial instruments, COSME’s and European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF), as well as with instruments at national and local levels.
ECN will take part a speaker during the event.
More information can be found here