Horizon 2020 and Switzerland: On the way to Open Science

Date & Time: 26 May 2016, 15:30 – 19:30h

Location: UZH, Aula Rämistrasse 59 (not Aula Main building), 8001 Zurich, Room RAA-G-001

Language: English

Moderation: Sofia Karakostas, Co-Head EU GrantsAccess


15:30 – 16:00    Arriving and Registering


16:00 – 16:10    Welcome by the Vice President Medicine and Science UZH

Prof. Dr. Christoph Hock, Vice President Medicine and Science, UZH

16:10 – 16:30   Status Quo on Switerzerland's Association to H2020 and Short Retrospection on SERI Project Financing

Dr. Philipp Langer, Head EU Framework Programmes, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI)

16:30 – 16:50    Experience with EU Framework Programmes. Talk with

Prof. Dr. Laura Baudis (UZH) and
Prof. Dr. Luca Benini (ETH Zurich)

16:50 – 17:05    H2020 Mid-term Review with an Outlook on Open Science

Florence Balthasar, Co-Head Swisscore

CANCELLED: 17:05 – 17:20    Implementing Open Science: Challenges and Opportunities

André Hoffmann, European Open Data Pilot OpenAIRE2020

17:20 – 17:40    Open Science in H2020

Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Burgelman, Head of Unit Data, Open Access and Foresight, DG Research and Innovation

17:40 – 18:20    Panel Discussion on Open Science

Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Burgelman, DG Research and Innovation
Prof. Dr. Detlef Günther, Vice President Research and Corporate Relations ETH Zurich
Dr. Ingrid Kissling-Naef, Head of Humanities and Social Sciences Division, SNSF
Prof. Dr. Lawrence Rajendran (UZH), Founder of Science Matters

Moderation: Stephan Kuster, Head of Policy Affairs Science Europe

18:20 – 18:30    Questions and Closing


18:30 – 19.30    Apéro