WIRE2018 Invitation to Week of Innovative Regions 2018 in Innsbruck, Austria 4 – 6 July 2018

We would like to invite you to the 9th Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) 2018. The conference is a major event under the auspices of the Austrian EU Council Presidency in 2018, funded by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research & Innovation.*

Registration is open now at www.wire2018.eu for expressions of interest to become part of the conference.

WIRE 2018 will take place in Innsbruck, Tyrol from 4 to 6 July 2018 and will provide a platform for regional innovation experts – policy makers, national and regional authorities, knowledge institutions and enterprises from all over Europe. The conference will offer opportunities to have in-depth discussions on research and innovation practices as well as current and future EU funding programmes.

The title of the WIRE 2018 conference is: Smart Choices for Innovative Regional Ecosystems – The Power of Connectivity, Entrepreneurship and Science & Research.

WIRE 2018 will focus on smart choices for regions and on factors influencing the development towards competitive regional ecosystems of innovation. Keynote speakers will discuss how European policies can affect regional innovation. Parallel Sessions and Hosted-by Sessions will showcase best practices from different European regions.
We would be delighted to welcome you in Innsbruck and look forward to your participation in an innovative and inspiring WIRE conference. Please visit www.wire2018.eu for the evolving conference programme, and feel invited to share our information.

See you in the Alps!

* The WIRE is funded by the Horizon 2020 programme for Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation, organised by Standortagentur Tirol, and supported by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research