Conference: "ASIAN RISE IN ICT R&D Looking for evidence:

Debating collaboration strategies, threats and opportunities"

 

16 - 17 February 2011

Brussels, Belgium

 

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NEW PUBLICATION: 'The Asian Rise in ICT R&D - Looking for Evidence’ - International Conference: 16 – 17 February, 2011, Brussels

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The Conference

The Information Society Unit of the Institute for Prospective Technological studies (JRC-IPTS, European Commission) organised a 2 days Conference in Brussels, about: "ASIAN RISE IN ICT R&D – Looking for evidence: Debating collaboration strategies, threats and opportunities". The Conference gathered some 60 selected international experts and Commission's staff.

The following questions, supported by experts' presentations, were presented and discussed:

  • How is the ICT industry, and its R&D activities developing in selected Asian countries?
  • What are prospects for the future?
  • Regional ICT production and trade: what are the main ICT-related relationships between the countries? Is there a regional dynamic?
  • What are the existing or potential ICT R&D strategies for EU and US ICT companies?  What are the strategies of Asian companies?
  • What are the existing or potential policies at national or European level that might offer support to ICT companies?

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Conference presentations and speakers / chairs CVs:

Session 1: Asian ICT developments: Where are the challenges?   

Chair: Mr. Marc Bogdanowicz, Principal Scientific Officer, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission - [Curriculum Vitae]

Session 2: ICT industry and its R&D in India   

Chair: Mr. Vincenzo Spiezia, Head, ICT Indicators Unit, Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry, OECD (France) - [Curriculum Vitae]

Session 3: The view from the industry I   

Chair: Mr. Jean-Paul Simon, Senior Researcher, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission - [Curriculum Vitae]

Session 4: ICT industry and its R&D in China   

Chair: Prof Dr. Reinhilde Veugelers, Professor, K.U.Leuven - [Curriculum Vitae]   

Session 5: ICT Industry and its R&D in South East Asian countries   

Chair: Mr. Paul Desruelle, Senior Scientific Officer, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission - [Curriculum Vitae]

Session 6: The view from the industry II   

Chair: Mr. Jean-Paul Simon, Senior Researcher, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS), Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission - [Curriculum Vitae]

Concluding Session: Questions and challenges for European policy   

Chair: Mr. Jean-Paul Simon, JRC-IPTS, European Commission

 

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Would you wish to locate additional related public material on the same topic (ICT industry and ICT R&D in Asian countries) in your possession, please feel free in communicating us those documents.

 

Related Publications:

IPTS has commissioned several studies on R&D in China, India, Taiwan and some other Asian countries. We are now drafting synthesis of these working papers. These documents will provide the background for the conference and will be made public on our dedicated website.

Asian ICT developments:

ICT industry and its R&D in India:

ICT industry and its R&D in China:

ICT industry and its R&D in South East Asian countries:

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Contact:

Content: Marc.Bogdanowicz(at)ec.europa.eu and/or Jean-Paul.Simon(at)ec.europa.eu

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