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04 Nov 2016

Austrian STI community discusses needs for a lively innovation eco-system at Europe Conference 2016

"Just do it! What Austria has done well, should do better or stop doing" was the motto of this year's "Europatagung" (Europe Conference), which took place in Vienna on 3 November 2016. Mr. Reinhold Mitterlehner, Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for Science, Research and Economy, opened the conference. More than 300 members of the Austrian science, research and innovation community met to discuss Austria’s science and innovation system and strategies to improve it. As a key note speaker, Gernot Hutschenreiter (OECD) presented the potential benefits of OECD country reviews for Austria in the field of STI. The focus of the debate was on how to create a better understanding of what it needs to shape a lively innovation eco-system for the next years.

Press Release (in German)



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